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JAPAN, PAPER & DESIGN

The book is an examination of the topic »Japan, paper and design«.
The resulting work provides a brief historical overview of Washis, its preparation and the techniques of traditional Japanese paper works. Further, it describes the formal, thematic and technical similarities between traditional Japanese paper art and contemporary design and architecture projects. The last section of the book provides the reader with examples of contemporary design and architecture.

 

2009 – in collaboration with Janine Hofmann