Design Fellow, Aki chosen to present his ideas "Toward Creating a Design Museum Japan"

Design Fellow, Aki chosen to present his ideas "Toward Creating a Design Museum Japan"

  • by Architecture for Humanity
  • May 06, 2013
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On April 21st, The Society for a Design Museum Japan held a symposium to follow their first symposium, "Toward Creating a Design Museum Japan" held last November.

This time around, proposals for a future design museum were open to the public, and Architecture for Humanity Design Fellow Akinobu Yoshikawa was chosen to present his proposal at the event!

The main requirements for the proposals were to utilize individual collections of art, and to create a circulation system through the museum that resembles that of a pilgrimage through different cities.

The symposium was divided into three sessions, and discussions on what this future national design museum should exist were held over a span of five hours. Design fellow Aki had the opportunity to present his proposal to, and exchange opinions with, a number of people at the top of the design industry, including fashion designer Issei Miyake, product designer Naoto Fukusawa, and architect Toyo Ito.

We're proud of Aki and look forward to what shape this future National Design Museum takes.

「国立デザイン美術館をつくる会」主催のシンポジウムが昨年11月に東京で初めて開催されて第2弾が4月21日にせんだいメディアテークで行われました。今回のシンポジウムでは国立デザイン美術館の提案が一般公募され、AFHの吉川が出した提案が選ばれ、当日発表することになりました。

提案は主に個人のコレクションを活用することと、お遍路のように各都市を巡回する移動式の美術館。シンポジウムは3つのセッションに分けられ、5時間に渡って国立デザイン美術館の在り方を一緒に考えました。ファッションデザイナーの三宅一生さん、プロダクトデザインの深澤直人さん、建築家の伊東豊雄さんなどの著名な方々に自分の考えを発表することが出来てとてもいい経験をさせて頂きました。シンポジウムを終えて国立デザイン美術館の将来が楽しみです。