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GK Designs the Narita Express N'EX E259
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Design Development of the Narita Express N’EX E259 Series Kosuke Wakao    On May 8,2009, East Japan Railway Company announced the new train model for the N’EX E259 Series.  This type will be put into operation in the autumn of 2009.  Following its successful predecessor, the N’EX253, GK Industrial Design was commissioned to design the […]

New JAL Airplane Seat Design
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JAL Airplane Seat Design to Create a Cabin Space Yuichi Akutsu Seat designs as the symbols of airline companies In the 1990s, airline companies were competing among themselves to provide the best services to business class customers.  It was because the globalization of business activities promoted international business trips, and competition to attract business class […]

Tokyo 2016 Olympic Bid Logo
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  Thoughts on the Tokyo 2016 Olympic and Paralympics Bid Committee’s Logo Kenji Ekuan At the reception following the unveiling of the Tokyo 2016 Bid Committee’s logo, Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara inquired about the logo’s basic message. I quickly responded, “Musubu” (uniting or tying together) and was relieved when he nodded and seemed pleased. After […]

Yamaha YZ450F Wins Good Design Award
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  Yamaha Motor Corporation’s racing motorcycle model YZ450F received the Good Design Award 2010 by the Chicago Athenaeum. This award was established by Charles & Ray Eames, architects, in 1950, and is considered as the oldest award with the highest authority. In 2010, more than 500 works were selected from among several thousand applications from […]

Think GAIA
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This is a product to materialize the ideal of clean energy to charge the eneloop charger with solar energy.  The pyramid style was devised to adjust the angle to the height of the sun. The design can fit well in the interior and contribute to the solution of the environmental problem in a natural manner. […]

Environmental Design in China
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  Environmental design in China A new venture by GK Sekkei Kazumasa Minami GK Sekkei Inc. began to work on the landscape design project in the Central District of Shenzhen in 1997, followed by the Renminnan District Redevelopment Project, Guangzhou Convention Center Sign System Project, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Sign System Project, Redevelopment Project of […]

Renewal of the Geo Cosmos
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The Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation is scheduled to have a new project “Linking Project” for a better understanding of the earth, and along with this, the renewal work of the symbolic exhibit, Geo Cosmos, has been planned for the first time since the opening of the museum in 2001. The Geo Cosmos is […]

The VMAX SHO Series “VF250” Won the Innova- tion Award by the National Marine Manufactur- ers Association
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  The VMAX SHO series “VF250,” Yamaha Motor’s outboard engine for a bass boat, designed by GK Kyoto, won the “Innovation Award” at IBEX 2010, the International Boat Builders’ Exhibition and Conference sponsored by the National Marine Manufacturers Association in the U.S. A. IBEX is an annual event in which Innovation Award winners are selected […]

GK Took Part in the Tokyo Designers Week 2010
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GK Tech produced the contents for the exhibits by Fujitsu Design in the Tokyo Designers Week 2010 held in Tokyo from October 29 to November 3, 2010. The exhibition consisted of four installations under the theme of “borders.” In the poster at the entrance, letters and the shadows of flowers moved. In the second installation, […]

Flat-Clinch Stapler ST-010X
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Flat-Clinch Stapler ST-010X Plus Corporation GK Graphics Flat-Clinch Stapler ST-010X is a low cost and lighter weight stapler developed by Plus Corporation. GK Graphics was assigned with product coloring and package design. The staplers have five color variations. Fashionable colors are added to standard blue and red. Each color with a delicately deep tint is […]