Our Spirits

Zeitgeist means spirit of era. Following archive features the story of those who stood up and expressed the siprit of each era by designing.

Our Spirits

Our Spirits

            “zeitgeist” means “the spirit of an era.” In our work, we capture the spirit of the modern era and merge it with contemporary technology. The result is something that’s beautiful and timeless. We honor the past and acknowledge the present to develop products that are always relevant. We infuse...
Charles Eames  105th birthday

Charles Eames 105th birthday

June 16th 2012 would have been Charles Eames’ 105th birthday. Bauhaus started out in Europe and modern design established in United states. Charles Eames and wife Ray has played significant role on its final process. That is already decade ago. At his era,  IBM made exhibition at New York World fair(1963-64), the main attraction of...
Simple TV stand with modern design

Simple TV stand with modern design

Simple TV stand. innovative design by zeitgeist Do not like to have a large TV in the center of living room. TV should be simple and light. TVstand that does not make TV and TV furniture the center of living room. Fit with simple minimalist lifestyle. Keeps living enviromnment simple creates more space. Easy to...

ICFF 2013 in NYC B#863

ICFF 2013 in NYC B#863 zeitgeist, inc. will be showcasing its product lineup at ICFF (international contemporary furniture fair)2013 taking place in NYC from May 18th to May 21st .              
Joseph Albers, " Interaction of Color "

Joseph Albers, ” Interaction of Color “

Interaction of Color 1963 by Joseph Albers is in the classic of color theory, but its respects to the practice the design, has passed on the teachings of Bauhaus and it has not gone old. https://www.amazon.com/Interaction-Color-Anniversary-Josef-Albers/dp/0300179359 Josef Albers was born in Germany in 1888, entered in Weimar’s Bauhaus at the age of 32 in 1920,...
Mies van der Rohe petrol station

Mies van der Rohe petrol station

Mies van der Rohe has designed gas stations in Montreal, Canada in his last years. It is Esso gas station in Nan Island. This gas station can be watched on DVD “Mies van der Rohe” (directed by Joseph Hiller). The black roof which stretched to low crawl on the ground is beautiful. If such a...
Eames House and "Powers of Ten"

Eames House and “Powers of Ten”

Eames Case-study house #8 Eames House was built as a case-study house # 8 in Charles & Ray Eames in 1949. It is a collaboration between Charles and friends Eero Saarinen. A case study house is a plan of John Entenza, chief editor of the magazine “Arts & Architecture”. Tied house manufacturers clients to architects,...
Age of Atom and California Modern Living

Age of Atom and California Modern Living

Mid-century is also the nuclear era. America and the former Soviet Union escalated the nuclear test one after another from the 1950s to the 1960s. In this era, the horror of invisible nuclear famine was in Californian sunshine. The fear of nuclear weapons in the Cold War will reach its peak with the Cuban crisis...
Folk Craft and Modern Design - Visiting the Japanese Folk Craft Museum -

Folk Craft and Modern Design – Visiting the Japanese Folk Craft Museum –

In a quiet residential area of ​​Tokyo Komaba where western-style houses and low-rise apartments are in line, a unique Japanese-style building appears suddenly. It is the Japanese Folk Craft museum which Soetsu Yanagi established. Opposite the main building and the street, there is a West wing of museum which is old Soetsu Yanagi residence. The...
Kenzo Tange's architectural design Dentsu headquarters building - Unseen Tsukiji redevelopment plan -

Kenzo Tange’s architectural design Dentsu headquarters building – Unseen Tsukiji redevelopment plan –

Dentsu head office building of Tsukiji designed by Kenzo Tange (Ex-Dentsu Tech Building completed in 1967) will be demolished soon. Currently it is vacant house. The site will be developed by Sumitomo Real Estate together with surrounding area. Kenzo Tange formulated the “Tsukiji redevelopment plan” (1964) for the entire Tsukiji area when asked to design...
Cool TV stand with simple design

Cool TV stand with simple design

   TV stand in cool design zeitgeist’s FSM floor stand metal is TV stand designed with inspiration from Mid-century modern design. As seen on Mies van der Rohe’s cantilever chair, its simple and visually and physically light weight design. Cantilever has been rediscovered as TV stand. The original designer of cantilever pipe chair, Mart Stam...
TV stand with mount in simple and modern design

TV stand with mount in simple and modern design

TV stand with mount featured with simple Mid-century modern design . The design of FSM, Floor Stand Metal, was inspired by the spirit of Mid-century modern design. The era which became the base of current functional furniture design. At the time, more than 100years ago, there was no Flat screen TV. So there was no...
Corner TV stands, entertainment center with space efficiency

Corner TV stands, entertainment center with space efficiency

Corner TV stands by zeitgeist. zeitgeist’s FSM floor stand Metal is ideal TV stand to place in the corner of living room or any room. Simple and visually light weighted design features spirit of modern Bauhaus design.   zeitgesit’s FSM is simple entertainment center and ideal to use as Corner TV stands. Although it is...
55 60 inch TV stand simple modern cantilever design

55 60 inch TV stand simple modern cantilever design

55 60 inch TV stand zeitgeist’s creation of simple design TV is outstanding invention. The design is original and unique at first sight yet this is traditional modern design created more than 100 years ago. Stand is designed for 50  55 60 inch TV so that together with 55 60 inch TV, it is well...