Checklist for design lovers at Hakone
A human-like figure that highlights Miró’s attraction to objects in various shapes, Personnage explores the Spanish sculptor’s impressions and interpretations of poetry.
This massive piece took 650kg of braided nylon and more than a year of crocheting before it came together as an expansive structure. Textile artist Horiuchi MacAdam was inspired by the bold aesthetic of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí to create a net meant to resemble the cradle of a womb.
Built using more than 500 different kinds of wood, this pavilion used the stacking design features of Japanese temples as inspiration. The smell of fresh wood makes it an olfactory experience as well.