JAPANESE DESIGN PRINCIPLES
The principles that Japanese designers employ in their products, and the way in which they influence culture, creating an aesthetic presence in Japan, is unparalleled around the world. I spent the first half of my Honours year researching Japanese design philosophies and methodologies, in order to develop this set of design principles for non-Japanese designers. If you’re interested in reading my research, please get in tough. In the second half of my Honours year I put my principles to the test, designing a range of products for the laundry - a product area in great need of aesthetic innovation. To see the results, click through to my next project, Design By Them.