Preview: Asia Now
Each year at Dwell on Design we trust the animal-like instincts of designboom to seek out and deliver the best contemporary design from around the planet. This year is no different: designboom will present Asia Now: Exploring Design Culture, a survey of cutting-edge designers hand-selected from 11 countries throughout Asia. Here's a preview of some of the Far East treats you'll see on display at Dwell on Design, June 25-27 in Los Angeles. Register now at dwellondesign.com.
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Artist Mitsuru Koga will fly in from Japan to lead this workshop, which will take place over the course of two days. There are only eight spots available for each day, so make your reservation ASAP by calling 310-396-7335 or by emailing email@example.com. Don't forget to bring your own scissors!
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