Masamichi Udagawa

Chicago


Recently in Chicago for NeoCon and the the unveiling of the Architecture & Design Galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago. Enjoyed showroom after showroom, despite the dizzying effect of the Merchandise Mart!
Chicago, NeoCon, 2010, Art Institute of Chicago, architecture and design, galleries, new, Merchandise Mart, Antenna Workspace, Masamichi Udagawa, Sigi Moeslinger, Renzo Piano, Maharam, textiles, Cindy Allen, Yves Béhar, Bruce Mau, Hanns-Peter Cohn, Gregg Buchbinder, Susan Szenasy, Gio Ponti, Polly Apfelbaum, Bourollec brothers, Konstantin Grcic, Patrick Jouin, Marcel Wanders, Joseph Rosa, Zoë Ryan, Alison Fisher

Subway Success


I lived in New York for a few months in 1965, when people were afraid to stand on a station platform alone, or board a train without protection from friends, and there was a police officer in every car. What a contrast from this week, when I rode the Lexington Avenue Express downtown to attend a talk by Masamichi Udagawa. 
New York City, NYC, subway, improvements, Masamichi Udagawa, Sigi Moeslinger, Antenna, cars, Information, signage, Metropolitan Transit Authority, MTA, MetroCard, Help Point Intercom, local, solutions, infrastructure, product design, Installations, 96th Street, station, Broadway, Cherry Blossom, staircase, interactive, Triennial, 2003

Slideshow: Glasslab


GlassLab, now on view at Cooper-Hewitt through June 3, is an innovative program of The Corning Museum of Glass that pairs its master glassmakers with some of the most creative minds working in design today.
GlassLab, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, demonstration, live, performance, master, glassmaker, collaboration, Harry Allen, Constantin Boym, Laurene Boym, Boym Partners, Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein, Paul Haigh, architect, Chad Phillips, Kidrobot, Sigi Moeslinger, Masamichi Udagawa, Antenna Design, Tobias Wong, NY Times, feature, slides

GlassLab at Cooper-Hewitt


In a very special presentation, Cooper-Hewitt will host GlassLab, an innovative program of The Corning Museum of Glass that pairs its master glassmakers with some of the most creative minds working in design today.
GlassLab, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, master, glassmakers, presentation, live, demonstration, performance, Harry Allen, Constantin Boym, Laurene Boym, Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein, Michel Oka Doner, Paul Haigh, Sigi Moeslinger, Antenna Design, Chad Phillips, Kidrobot, Masamichi Udagawa, Tobias Wong, Tom Scott, collaboration, Design Miami/, 2007