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Terashima Design Poster Exhibition

Hokkaido’s Terashima Design is currently holding a web exhibition of posters that were produced in-house. It goes offline after September 30. Via Spoon & Tamago.

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Happening in Tokyo

  • French-Cameroonian designer Serge Mouangue is hosting the “WAfrica: A Dialogue with Japanese Culture” event (October 3-23) at the French Institute in Tokyo, with the intent of “[introducing] Japan to Africa in previously unimagined ways.”
  • The Tokyo Game Show starts today at Makuhari Messe with two business days, but Saturday and Sunday (September 26-27) are open to the general public.
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Exhibition Design in Kanazawa by Nendo

Nendo is designing the exhibition space for the upcoming “The Current State of Kanazawa Crafts” show, to be held at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, October 13-25. The exhibition acts as a Kanazawa World Crafttriennial 2010 pre-event.

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Design Web

Web Trend Map

If you’re into the web and design, there’s a very good chance that you already know about Information Architect‘s annual Web Trend Map poster. Going one step further this year, iA teamed up with Craig Mod to create an online web app version of the map. The way it works is that when you populate a map with Twitter feeds, the system looks at all the links that are posted, and creates a “Trending Links” list, which appears in the sidebar on the left. It’s an awesome way to get a quick heads-up on what people — or “micro curators,” as iA and Craig describe them — are linking to and talking about. You need to have an account in order to create a map (and to do that, you need to purchase the original Web Trend Map poster), but anyone can access the maps already created.

My contribution comes in the form of my “Gamingsphere” map, which I describe thusly: “Tweeting games by people who play them, write about them, talk about them, and just plain love them.”

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Design

Eco Warrior Bag

From Tokyo brand Rezon comes the Eco Warrior Bag — the idea is that you flip it over and place it over your head when you spot non-eco behaviour. Via Dezeen.

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Books Design

Calm & Punk Gallery + ten_do_ten

The Calm & Punk Gallery has released the Calm & Punk Book #1, produced by ten_to_ten. It sells for 1,800 yen, and can be purchased online from the GAS shop. Via TABlog.

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Design

JAGDA Calendar

JAGDA (Japan Graphic Designers Association) has announced that its 2010 calendar is going on sale October 26, and it’s looking like a great buy, featuring works by 365 designers — the designers are listed here in Japanese, but the images will only appear online on the day they represent in the calendar. Priced at 3,650 yen, you can get it for 3,000 if you pre-order it. Via TABlog.

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Design Events

Shigeru Ban’s Paper Tower

Dezeen covers the temporary paper structure designed by Shigeru Ban for London Design Week.

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Design

Business Cards by Koji Sueyoshi

If I were to change my current set of business cards, I’d definitely be tempted by Koji Sueyoshi‘s homage to the cassette tape. Via Designboom.

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Design Technology

Miss Marc in QR Form

SET Japan is at it again with yet another designer QR code, this time for Marc Jacobs Japan, and featuring Miss Marc. As always, the QR code is functional, and leads to the company’s — in this case Marc by Marc Jacobs — mobile site.