Mikio Sakabe reports on an OLD JAPANESE SCHOOL for young designers

Dear Shaded Viewers

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For the last four years there is an institution for supporting young designers in a residential area in Tokyo.

"taito desieners villege"

This used to be a primary school.

about 20 young designers and the Tokyo Art University share the studio.

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This is the object made by some of the art school students.

Petbottles with water 

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YUMIKO IIHOSHI porcelain

Designers create porcelain, kimonos, texitle design ,Toys , Jewelry and shoes

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and this is one of the young japanese labels

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launched last year. They showed their 2nd collection last march.

They try to present an interesting collection in Japan.

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Lace_globe

This is "the lace globe" from their 1st collection.

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This is "the book bed".

They created pajamas for sleeping on the book bed for their 2nd collection.

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In the night, the toilet ghost comes out from the dream. 

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designer: Ken and Yoshi

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  • wow, this looks very interesting and creative, i love the book bed and the lace globe. japan keeps on turning out great creatives year after year…

  • so great, tokyo is really awsome, love people from there!
    a kiss!