Tokyo Designers Week is one of the Japanese biggest events in art, culture, architecture, and design, with an exceptional growing year by year. Taking place at Tokyo for 28 years by now, it is an international design event that gathers the excellent design and art from all over the world in areas close to our every-day lives.
This Design Week is attended by technical and professional experts related to design industry from all around the globe to have a discussion with each other about the latest trends and business opportunities associated with the design industry. Here is the best of Tokyo Designers Week, with the best design ideas.
Petly is an automatic pet-feeding machine by Japanese startup Rinn. It’s designed for use when the owner is away, letting pets access the motion sensor-controlled food tray up to four times a day.
“Mist Mirror,” by students from Tokyo Polytechnic University’s design department.
“Shippo” by Martin & Ocean
Ishu Han’s double-handled “A sword that cannot fight,” intended as a statement against war.
“Into Hokusai” by French designer Gwenael Nicolas, is the first thing you see when entering a hall dedicated to modern interpretations of work by Katsushika Hokusai.
Kazuhiko Okushita’s “Hokusai Manga Parade“
“Picture of a parallel universe with Heisei women” by illustrator Yuko Kitajima
Robot exhibition: Tomotaka Takahashi’s “first female robot walking on two legs.”
Moyoco Anno’s Sakuran
Nobuhiro Kawabata’s No Oto, a speaker that doesn’t need any power beyond your phone’s own battery.
Noriko Yamaguchi’s “Keitai Girl Suit,” stitched together from cellphone keypads, explores the age of wearable technology.