Month: August 2014

Arc chair, 2010 / アークチェア

Arc chair Designed by Tomoko Azumi for Zilio A&C, 2010 Stained beech, plywood, birch veneer Zilio A&C started its own brand after several decades of being a supplier for the furniture industry in Italy.  Based on their areas of expertise, this stacking chair was designed […]

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Tunnel book / トンネル・ブック

There were printed publication called ‘Tunnel Book’ or ‘Peepshow book’, a part of paper diorama history in Europe.  The top picture shows its structure with several cut out card panels connected by bellows – folded for storage and extended to view through holes in front. […]

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Tatebanko / 立版古

There was a tradition of paper diorama in Japan, called Tatebanko or Okoshi-e, from around the 17th century until the 1920s.  They were woodcut prints, often designed by well known Ukiyo-e artists, commercially made and sold.  They were very popular for a while, being displayed […]

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Fabricator Fukunaga Shiko, Japan / 製造元は、福永紙工

This series is born as a collaboration between two teams in Tokyo and London. The manufacturer is Fukunaga Shiko in West Tokyo, who is hosting Kami no Kosakujo. 『1:16 ミニ・ミュージアム』の製造を行っているのは、東京都多摩エリアに工場のある印刷加工会社福永紙工です。 Fukunaga Shiko is a unique printer and paper fabricator, who are specialise in high quality […]

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Designer, Tomoko Azumi & TNA / デザインは安積朋子とTNA Design Studio

The designer of 1:16 Mini Museum is Tomoko Azumi & TNA Design Studio, furniture and interior design studio in East London. 1:16 ミニ・ミュージアムの企画とデザインは、東ロンドンで家具と空間デザインを本業とする安積朋子のTNA Design Studioです。 Tomoko Azumi and TNA Design Studio is a design consultancy specialising in furniture and products, as well as designing retail […]

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Hello world! / はじめまして。

1:16 Mini Museum was launched, in November 2014. 16分の1 ミニ・ミュージアムは2014年11月に発売になりました。 Hello world!  After 3 years of preparation, the first two products from this on-going “1:16 Mini Museum” are released. はじめまして。約3年かけて構想、開発した「紙で組み立てる椅子のミニ博物館」から、最初の2点がお披露目になりました。どうぞよろしくお願いします。   < the aim of 1:16 Mini Museum> A flat printed material can be cut […]

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