Sabae x KMD project final presentationJan 21, 2016 // KMD, PRATT
The final design proposals on Sabae project were presented to the mayor and other municipal officers on 21st January 2016. A part of the presentation was broadcasted on TV as a news.
Sabae x KMD projectOct 21, 2015 // KMD
GID students visited Sabae city, Fukui prefecture, for field research on the topic of "promoting tourism through revitalizing traditional craft." Sabae's lacquer ware (Urushi shikki) is Number 1 in Japan for last 5 years, and also production of frames for glasses is number 1. The area is also famous for paper making and knife making tradition.
Not only these productions, it has many other …
GID Short Program 2015 at Pratt InstituteAug 3, 2015 // IMPERIAL / RCA, KMD, PRATT
GID short program 2015 was held from July 27th until August 1st.
Various design workshops organized by faculty members from RCA/Imperial College London, Pratt Institute, and KMD for 10 undergraduate students. Through each workshop the students were able to explore various unique design approaches and came up with innovative ideas for tourism.
The program, also, included a Brooklyn historical …