Revisiting Shiro Kuramata

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A collection of essays deciphering the works and thoughts of the legendary designer, Shiro Kuramata.

Based on the zeitgeist and testimonies of designers active during the same era, this book delves into Kuramata’s hidden philosophies behind his creations.

This definitive critique of Kuramata is a restructured compilation, supplemented with numerous treasured photographs of his works, from the series ‘Re-reading Shiro Kuramata’ originally serialized in the ‘Shoten Kenchiku’ magazine.

Release Date:
November, 2023

Author profile

Noriyoshi Suzuki

He is an editor and architecture journalist.

Born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1956. Graduated from Musashino Art University’s Department of Architecture in 1980.

After working at the editorial departments of the monthly “Japan Interior Design” and bimonthly “icon,” he became a freelance writer and editor.

In 2000, he established Suzuki e-Works Ltd., which was renamed a personal office in 2021.

He received the 10th Musashino Art University Architecture Department Yoshiyuki Ashihara Award in 2014. Currently, he is a visiting professor at Osaka University of Arts and a part-time lecturer at Musashino Art University, Tokyo Zokei University, Japan Women’s University, and Kuwasawa Design School.

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Weight 901 g

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