Preview: Asia Now

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May 21, 2010

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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  'Cellulose Bookshelf' by Paphop Wongpanich, Thailand
    'Cellulose Bookshelf' by Paphop Wongpanich, Thailand
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  'Close' by Ratchasit Tudsri + Phithak Khotdok + Ratchasit Tudsri + Lersak Tharatum, Thailand
    'Close' by Ratchasit Tudsri + Phithak Khotdok + Ratchasit Tudsri + Lersak Tharatum, Thailand
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  'Handbag' by Jesika Karina Tirtanimala from Indonesia
    'Handbag' by Jesika Karina Tirtanimala from Indonesia
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  'Poetic Plastic' by Zhuo Wang, China
    'Poetic Plastic' by Zhuo Wang, China
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  'Real Moss Table' by Ayodhya from Thailand
    'Real Moss Table' by Ayodhya from Thailand
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  'Avo' fruit holder by Pinpach Piyatiratitivorakul, Thailand
    'Avo' fruit holder by Pinpach Piyatiratitivorakul, Thailand
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  'Afro Brush' by Gumption Design (Tong Parinya Pipatporn), Thailand;
'Venice Fly Swatter' by Monica Tsang, China
    'Afro Brush' by Gumption Design (Tong Parinya Pipatporn), Thailand; 'Venice Fly Swatter' by Monica Tsang, China
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  'Mushrooms ate my Furniture' by Shinwei Rhoda Yen
    'Mushrooms ate my Furniture' by Shinwei Rhoda Yen
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  'Stone Lamp' by Shibaya from Japan
    'Stone Lamp' by Shibaya from Japan
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  'Smile Stool' by Studio Hindia from Indonesia
    'Smile Stool' by Studio Hindia from Indonesia
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  'Flying Motif' by Habibeh Madjdabadi, Iran
    'Flying Motif' by Habibeh Madjdabadi, Iran
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  'Symbiosis' wood speakers by Stanley Ruiz from the Philippines
    'Symbiosis' wood speakers by Stanley Ruiz from the Philippines
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  'Coconut Fibre Furniture' by Cilicon Faytory from Singapore
    'Coconut Fibre Furniture' by Cilicon Faytory from Singapore
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  'Positivenegative=Negativepositive' by Baek-Ki Kim, Korea
    'Positivenegative=Negativepositive' by Baek-Ki Kim, Korea
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  'Lacquer Stools' by Joseph Foo from Malaysia
    'Lacquer Stools' by Joseph Foo from Malaysia
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  'Umbrella Pot' by Kyouei Design (Kouichi Okamoto), Japan;
'Green is Protective Umbrella of Human' by Jingfu Wei, China
    'Umbrella Pot' by Kyouei Design (Kouichi Okamoto), Japan; 'Green is Protective Umbrella of Human' by Jingfu Wei, China
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  'Leaf-shaped Spoon' by Shuhei Senda from Japan;
'Leaf-it' by Appree (Sangwoo Nam and Jonghwan Kim), Korea;
'Light Cube' by Joo Wan-jin, Korea
    'Leaf-shaped Spoon' by Shuhei Senda from Japan; 'Leaf-it' by Appree (Sangwoo Nam and Jonghwan Kim), Korea; 'Light Cube' by Joo Wan-jin, Korea
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  'Obsession' by Kwangho Lee, Korea
    'Obsession' by Kwangho Lee, Korea

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