Gallery: Sustainable Products at Tokyo Design Week Bring Aid to Regions...

During Tokyo’s Designers Week, Tohoku to the Future presented modern takes on traditional products presented beside a series of recovery projects that preserve and promote craftsmanship in areas that have been affected by the Great Tohoku Earthquake. The installation, dubbed The TOHOKU for Revival Project, supports people, culture, the environment and local products, as well as the restoration and protection of resources, improving the economy, and providing opportunities for the younger generations with the help of national and international organizations and companies. Their showcase at the tent of the official event was one of the highlights of this year’s design week in Tokyo.

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