The first step in our design process is to communicate with the client. By analyzing what we learn through this dialogue, we decide what to prioritize in each project. We feel that thinking in simple terms about how to transform the client’s wishes into a functional, three-dimensional space brings warmth to the final product.
■ shigemasa noi design studio has moved to a new studio.
■ MATERIO base, a new exhibit space run by the CS Design Center, has opened in the Higashi Nihonbashi district of Tokyo. The space design was done by Shigemasa Noi. The opening exhibit, "From Outside to Inside, From Inside to Outside," is also by Noi and will be up through the end of September.