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Tendo Mokko

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Tendo Mokko is a Japanese furniture manufacturer known for sculptural plywood forms. The Mokko (Tendo Woodcraft) company was founded as a wartime cooperative in 1940. After the Second World War the firm became a furniture manufacturer...

Yamaha

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Yamaha is a Japan-based motorcycle, motor, musical instrument, and lifestyle global brand composed of two companies: Yamaha Corporation (until 1987 Nihon Gakki Co., Ltd.) and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. Torakusu Yamaha (1851–1916) founded Nihon...

G-Mark (1957–97), Good Design Award (1998–), and Good Design Exhibitions, Japan

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...G-Mark is a Japanese award and exhibition system for recognizing well-designed, well-made products and services, established by the Design Promotion Council of the Patent Office, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, as the Good...

Mokuzai Kogei Gakkai (Woodcraft Academic Association) (1918–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... was relaunched as Kagu to Mokko (Furniture and Woodworking), renamed Nyu Interia (New Interiors) in 1953. Reference and further reading Sarah Teasley . “Mokuzai kogei no seiritsu: Kindai Nihon no shakai-teki nettowaku ni okeru dezain no ichizuke.” PhD dissertation, University of Tokyo, 2007....

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Toyota is a global automotive manufacturer based in Japan. Sakichi Toyota (1867–1930) founded Toyota Automatic Loom Works (TALW) in 1926. Sakichi’s son Kiichiro (1894–1952) opened TALW’s automotive department in 1933, and the Toyota Motor...

Kyoto Koto Kogei Gakko (Kyoto Institute of Technology) (1902–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Kyoto Koto Kogei Gakko (Kyoto Institute of Technology), formerly The Kyoto Polytechnic, was a higher technical school established in Kyoto, Japan, in 1902 as part of the Japanese government’s drive to modernize manufacturing, increase...

IDEA: International Graphic Arts, Japan (1953–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Bilingual Japanese-English graphic design journal, published in Tokyo, Japan, by Seibundo Shinkosha since 1953, IDEA disseminates information about international designers, projects, issues, and trends within Japan and publicizes Japanese...

Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO) (1969–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Founded in 1969 as the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO) to promote Japanese products in export markets, today the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) raises public awareness of design’s social, cultural...

Honda Motor Company

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Honda Motor Company is a Japanese automotive, motorbike, and motor manufacturer founded in 1946 by Soichiro Honda (1906–91). Originally known as the Honda Technology Research Institute, Honda is today recognized as integrating technological...

Tokyo Koto Kogei Gakko (Tokyo Institute of Technology) (1899–1914 and 1921–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Tokyo Koto Kogyo Gakko (Tokyo Higher School of Technology), now Tokyo Koto Kogei Gakko (Tokyo Institute of Technology), was founded in 1899 as a national higher industrial school, responsible directly to the Ministry of Education. Like its...