Recently I have been reading up on the simplicity in every design and no certainly, the works and concept of MUJI, Ken Hara, Basestation and Visvim would be coming to my mind.
Take a look at MIT Media Lab’s John Maeda talking about Simplicity for TED conference anyway.
Here we have is a MUJI 2003 campaign by Tamotsu Fujii taken from the Salt Lake at Uyuni, Bolivia and the prairies of Mongolia and they were also awarded Tokyo Art Directors Club (ACC) award.
Boogie is a Brooklyn-based hardcore street photographer from Serbia.
Jianping He, born 1973 in Zhejiang, China, was trained as graphic designer in Wuxi and at the China Academy of Fine Arts in Hangzhou.
An artist as well as a designer, Chris Ferebee divides his time between furniture/product design, photography, mixed media and graphic design. Self-taught in all these disciplines, Ferebee was born in Virginia Beach in 1971 and grew up a part of skateboard and surf culture where he takes much of his inspiration. Along with punk and post punk music/graphics, and artists like Rauschenberg, Twombly, Beuys and others, with interests in science and technology, Ferebee’s work is as eclectic as his varied influences.
Cap 3 Hats from Japan. Deals mostly with catalogues, books design, magazine covers and spreads.
Announcing in his notes that he was mixing “the hedonistic abandonment of the Seventies with a modern, futuristic twist,” Isham’s strongest looks were the shift dresses and tailored shorts-and-jacket combinations that boasted clever folding at the front to create elegant pleats that added interest and movement. High waisted skirts with subtle fishtails and one silver foil dress screamed late Seventies glamour.
Oh yeah he’s a Singaporean and London based.
The chunky exposed zippers that ran down the back of highwaisted, bright red or taxicab-hued skirts, the pearl-embroidery that snaked around the rear of a paper bag brown suede shift, the dropped waist ‘parachute back’ detail found on a yellow silk dress, or the flapper fringe that ringed the low-cut back of a mint jersey mini.
Details which are so figurative yet clean and chic.