03 Jul '11, 3am
Bravos! Yakitate! Origami Bags, Honeycomb Lamps and Oil Spill Vases
Other contemporary Japanese designs included light fixtures by Kazuhiro Yamanaka of London, furniture by Takeshi Miyakawa of Brooklyn and Atelier Sango which did a claymation demonstration. Kouichi Okamoto designed honeycomb paper lamps which can also be hung upside down as fanciful pendants and efficiently packed flat. Spanish design also was highlighted at Dwell on Design with the Bravos! exhibition of groundbreaking European design from 21 talents hailing from the Spanish Design Boom in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Works by Patricia Urquiola , Jaime Hayón, Nacho Carbonell and Martin Azua and others were curated by Juli Capella for American University Museum in Washington, DC where it was shown.