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HAPPENINGText: Yasuharu Motomiya

Next venue was the United Nations University along Aoyama street. Under the concept of “Open Gate Creativity”, there are cafes and various exhibitions in it.

Tomomichi Natsume’s works are exhibited casually on a passage and it glitters in blue. Relaxed and soft atmosphere exist in this space.

Kunihiro Tsuji exhibits an interactive information panel. He is a notable sound designer who makes speakers of water. Huge touch panels provides information for the festival and a luminous body installed in a glass window changes its colour, reacting the operation on the touch panel. It’s like a realisation of the world of science fiction.

“Barefoot in Tokyo” is a exhibition of shoes designed by 18 Israeli designers. Artistic shoes that completely ignoring its practical use attracted a lot of people.

I also found Korean design which I rarely have the opportunity to see. This work is by a Korean design project “Design is Coffee“.

There was a folding screen with a mixed design of Asian style idea and modern symbols, and a chair which has speaker units on its back and bottom. When you sit on the chair, you will feel the vibration of sound. Their works showed me that the common idea of free design and art exists everywhere in the world.

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