Posts tagged "design"
Japan in Architecture : 1/3 scale giant model of Kenzo Tange's home

Japan in Architecture : 1/3 scale giant model of Kenzo Tange’s home

Kenzo Tange’s own residence in 1/3 scale giant model. from “Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation” (April 25-September 17, 2018 @ Mori Art Museum). Although huge, it is a model, so the whole house can be seen in a glance rather than seen in the separate photographs, Thus the concept of the building...
Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation

Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation

Interior space of the National Treasure tea room Tai-an by​​ Sen no Rikyū from “Japan in Architecture : Genealogies of Its Transformation” (April 25-September 17, 2018 @ Mori Art Museum) The architect and architect historian Fujimori Terunobu says the basic strength of Japanese architects in wooden construction.  Contrarily to the Western architecture which developed stone...
Shogun who found simplicity. Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa

Shogun who found simplicity. Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa

Genealogy of Simplicity ~ Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa ~ In a way, modern design can be a simple design. According to dictionary word “simple” is “condition of less elements”. Simple means that colors, shapes and materials are simple and restrained. Simple is not a monopolist of modernism. Nor is it limited to architecture or product design....
Pollock 's Action Painting and Free Jazz

Pollock ‘s Action Painting and Free Jazz

Action · Painting and Free Jazz ~ “Free Jazz” by Ornette Coleman and pollock work as a jacket Vinyl records are rediscovering its popularity. While listening to heavy sounds that can not be found in digital data is one reason, however also  “jacket love” seems to be another reason. In the era when LP records...
Eichler Homes and Steve Jobs

Eichler Homes and Steve Jobs

Eichler Homes and Steve Jobs Steve Jobs praised Eichler Homes (*), in a biography “Steve Jobs” (Walter Isaacson 2011). He is considered to be the house he grew up in Eichler Homes. Eichler Homes is a house built and sold in California from around 1950 by Joseph Eichler. Joseph Eichler has made modern houses designed...
Blade runner 2049 - Land, Architecture, Design, City, Memories 2

Blade runner 2049 – Land, Architecture, Design, City, Memories 2

(* Blade Runner 2049, source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/08/movies/blade-runner-2049-trailer.html) Isozaki Arata refers to Mies van der Rohe’s “Lake Shore Drive Apartment” as following (“Sumi-ka Twelfth”, Mai Library Publishing Bureau, 1999). In the hell of a three-dimensional lattice, “You will be creating your own shell in a box that accommodates your life, so the design possibility in Metropolis is...
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. on Instagram

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. on Instagram

TV stand entertainment unit with simple modern design

TV stand entertainment unit with simple modern design

TV stand entertainment center unit with simple and modern design TV entertainment unit is something that you enjoy everyday at your living room. However we think is placing TV in the center with huge presence is not what modern design interior is looking for. In the living room we seek family conversation and not one...
Julius Shulman  -architectural photo as media-

Julius Shulman -architectural photo as media-

“Good designs are rarely accepted, so we have to sell them.” Julius Shulman , an architectural photographer One of the most famous photographs of Julius Shulman is of the case study house # 22. Built in Hollywood Hills, it is also called Stahl House (1960) designed by architect Pierre koenig.  Spectacle piece that can never...
Blade runner 2049 - Land,Architecture,Design,City,Memories

Blade runner 2049 – Land,Architecture,Design,City,Memories

sun, green and space is the slogan of the modern city that CIAM (International Congresses of Modern Architecture) proposed as Athens Charter in 1933. The original story is the concept of Le Corbusier’s “Radiant city” / “Ville Radieuse”. There is something that is missing in this slogan. Isozaki Arata points out that it is <Soil>...
Wooden TV stands with mount modern mid century design

Wooden TV stands with mount modern mid century design

Wooden TV stand with mount by zeitgeist Floor Stand Wood is simple yet functional wooden TV stand with mount. Stand made by plywood and has oak wood finish. Design reflects the spirit of mid century modern era design. Simple yet elegant curve on the wood material makes beautiful interior item with quality.   Simple construction...
Entertainment center TV stand with modern simple design

Entertainment center TV stand with modern simple design

Entertainment center TV stands by zeitgeist. zeitgeist’s FSM floor stand Metal is ideal TV stand to place in the center of living room or any room as Entertainment center TV stand. Simple and visually light weighted design features spirit of modern Bauhaus design.   “Entertainment center” still exist? Streaming services changes the way of placing...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...