Design unit Hiilo thinks it’s a shame that we put postage stamps on the corner of letters, when the stamp itself is often picturesque enough to be a main feature. So, to give it the attention it deserves, Hiilo have come up with a postcard that frames the stamp — right in the center.
The It’s/Kit Pass Case is a flatpacked, fold-it-yourself IC-card holder that takes just 45 minutes to put together. A single sheet of laser-cut leather, it doesn’t need any stitching or glue, just a pair of tweezers and your hands. Yet it’s still detailed enough to have tiny tabs to keep your card snug and a cutout slot so that you can use your thumb to push the card out.
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Nendo's 3-D cubic elastic band, part of its own stationery brand: by | n
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Though Nendo is better known for the design of its interior goods, it is getting quite the reputation for its yearly humorous chocolate innovations, having created chocolate pencils, boxes of edible paints and last year’s stylistic series of bonbons designed to represent onomatopoeic words.
Arita in Saga Prefecture is celebrating the 400th anniversary of its ceramics industry, and as home to Imari ware, Japan’s oldest style of porcelain, many of its kilns have been working on an array of new contemporary designs.
A CatForest set, including five shelves is ¥34,560 and is available in a rustic brown or minmalist white.
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Kaori Tazoe has designed the Small Factory Ring, a versatile ring set, for Yazawa Seisakusho’s new 830designlab creative platform.