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Kawarie Zabuton Japanese Cushion by MISAKO NIWA

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Editor Frank Scott (FS) from DesignPRWire has interviewed designer MISAKO NIWA (MN) for A' Design Awards and Competition. You can access the full profile of MISAKO NIWA by clicking here. Access more information about the award winning design kawarie zabuton here.



Interview with MISAKO NIWA at Tuesday 7th of March 2017

FS: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
MN: The movement which turns over a picture book. Hexagonal return of folding paper. Japanese traditional arts and crafts. Kurume cotton cloth with a splashed pattern.

FS: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
MN: I spend time to have plenty of room. A life is enjoyed. Smiling face.

FS: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
MN: Japanese product design using traditional arts and crafts and spatial production

FS: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
MN: 1 year

FS: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
MN: Graduation work of the Kyoto University of Art and Design spatial tour

FS: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
MN: Making with new pattern is getting ready.

FS: What made you design this particular type of work?
MN: I designed by myself.

FS: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
MN: There isn't a person who underwent influence.

FS: Who is the target customer for his design?
MN: Care for the old facilities, hotel, Japanese-style hotel, hospital and tourist Gift

FS: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
MN: There is nothing.

FS: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
MN: 3 sides are using 3 kinds of fabric, and turn over like a picture book, and change.

FS: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
MN: Sewing machine.

FS: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
MN: The pattern turns over, and is going to change 3 sides.

FS: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
MN: There is no one.

FS: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
MN: Spatial production and change in a room

FS: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
MN: The kind of fabric. The special quality of the urethane. Functionality The durability

FS: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
MN: The quality of the urethane and the shape

FS: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
MN: I make the design spread in the world. good of the Japanese traditional arts and crafts which spread is told.

FS: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
MN: Combine, the material and the feel of a material

FS: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
MN: Yes.


FS: Thank you for providing us with this opportunity to interview you.

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