Trends at Tokyo Designers Week
We sent crack writer and Dwell's woman-in-Japan to check out Tokyo Designers Week. Here's what she found.
Fall foliage may be drawing crowds in Kyoto, but color of another sort is all the rage this week in Tokyo, where designers from Japan and abroad are showing off their latest creations at the city’s annual design fest, Tokyo Designers Week. I followed the rainbow-colored road through the booths in search of the best and brightest designs of the year.
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- Yup, the warm metallics are still going strong. This is the trend that just won't quit, but that's ok because we love it.
These lightweight polypropylene-and-glass-fiber chairs are ideal for outdoor use; they’re stackable and each has a cutout that ensures the seat won’t gather puddles. They come in ten colors, from fuchsia to beige, so there’s a shade to suit every space.
One size doesn’t fit all: The relatively low back hits short folks right below the shoulder blades, discouraging reclined relaxation. They come only in sets of four—a bummer if you seek a singleton.
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