15 genes of japanese design (simplified by khem)

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This was taken from my friend Chat's blog

1. Making it smaller, thinner, and lighter

2. Mobility

3. Get rid of ornaments

4. Making the skill public — personal video camera everyone can shoot

5. Organizing into a system — sewing kit

6. Pioneering material

7. Mirroring nature

8. Automation & labor saving

9. expanding space & time

10. Combining functions

11. Communicate through items — the + button of gameboy

12. Making variations — many colors

13.exploiting materials

14. Beautiful wrapping

15. Enabling everyone to use it


Written by Brandon

February 5, 2006 at 7:02 pm

Posted in Daily Posts, Japan

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