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100% Design Tokyo.

From cedar bags to twisting lights, we survey the range of imagination on display at 100% Design Tokyo.

501 & DESIGN

Nekko, a witty colourful vase for a single flower from & Design, a collaborative of four Japanese product designers established in 2005.

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502 PITIKHUP

Saluxe rack series from Thai manufacturer Pitikhup to hold fruit, papers or wine. ('Saluxe' means bolt, bar or latch in Thai.) Ultra precise CNC-cutting enables veneered wood to be shaped into elegant configurations that simply slot together in a modular fashion.

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503 GOODSS

Cubix light from Goodss, a modern Chinese lantern with a twistable frame that cleverly modulates the intensity and direction of illumination.

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504 CARL HANSEN

Wingchair from Carl Hansen, originally designed in 1960 by Danish designer Hans Wegner, is now reissued with a range of coverings. The clean Scandinavian lines, solid beech frame and elegant ergonomics have clearly stood the test of time.

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505 TERADA DESIGN

Koma, by Naoki Terada for Terada Design, is a compact, stackable rocking stool for contemporary commercial or domestic applications.

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506 I-DESIGN

Delicate chandelier from I-Design, with floating, jellyfish-like fronds that catch and reflect light.

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507 ASPLUND

Poppystar from Asplund, a moulded plastic stackable chair for domestic or commercial use in assorted coruscating hues.

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508 REAL DESIGN

Japanese designer Shinichi Ito used his time teaching in Ghana to develop a robust range of furniture made out of the trunks of coconut trees. Products are fabricated in Ghana, giving a boost to the local economy.

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509 100 PER CENT

Lamp Lamp by Hironao Tsuboi for 100 Per Cent, a playful pop-art take on the notion of the humble light-bulb as light fitting.

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510 SUNNIN

Perfect for cramped Japanese apartments, Sunnin's Tokyo dresser neatly folds away when not in use. Elements fold out to reveal a mirror, table top and drawers.

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511 MONACCA

Bag ingeniously fabricated from Japanese cedar by Takumi Shimamura for Monacca. The wood comes from natural thinnings, so is environmentally friendly, and the bag, which can accommodate a 17in laptop, is lined with canvas.

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Date:Feb 1, 2007
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