Neither OLED lighting nor modular wall panels are anything novel. Earlier this year Bang & Olufsen unveiled a geometric-spirited take on a wall-mounted assemblage, but dedicated to sound. Geometric wall panel lighting is already a thing, with OLEDs continually making headway. Mixing and matching is increasingly popular. Where Kaneka OLED’s lighting system distinguishes itself is in the intricacy of its design – a customizable panel comprised of interchangeable 1mm modular thin OLED panels that affix magnetically. The endless intricate arrangements work in conjunction to produce a warm and intimate illumination not unlike
<a href="http://design-milk.com/kumiko-oled-lighting/kumiko-oled/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://3.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/kumiko-OLED-810x791.jpg" alt="KUMIKO OLED Modular Lighting Turns Off Into a Mirror" /></a> New York based designer Michiru Tanaka first looked back to the past before setting out to imagine the future. Referencing traditional Japanese paper and wood shoji screens, alongside the structural patterns of the Kumiko screen – an assemblage of wooden arrangements constructed without nails –Tanaka’s <a href="http://kanekaoled.com/" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">KUMIKO</a> modular architectural lighting system for Kaneka OLED is equally engaging, on or off.
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Sushi Love art print by Kristin Nohe Juchs Gigi’s nigiri art print by Sofia Bade Tokyo Street Signs art print by Erin Nicholls Tokyo White Map art print by MultipliCITY Japan art print by Typoric Tokyo Map Planet art print by City Art Posters Crossing The Street on a Rainy Day – Grey art print by Swanderfulthings Vintage Japanese Beer Ad – Samurai Kamishimo art print by Yesteryears Wasen at Night – Vintage Japanese Art art print by Yesteryears In an ongoing effort to support independent artists from around the world, Design Milk is proud to partner with Society6 to offer The Design Milk
<a href="http://design-milk.com/fresh-dairy-japan/society6-japan/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="http://1.design-milk.com/images/2017/07/society6-japan-810x405.jpg" alt="Fresh From The Dairy: Japan!" /></a> I visited Japan for the first time this year on my honeymoon and I’m already itching to go back. I gathered up some of my favorite <a href="https://society6.com/?curator=designmilk" data-wpel-link="external" rel="external noopener noreferrer">Society6</a> prints that make me miss everything about Japan, from the food and people to the architecture and nature scenes:
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Tokyo Design Week has been cancelled this year following the tragic death of a child at the event last year, with organisers promising stronger safety measures in future. Read more