MATERIALS

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FUMISOME︎

NEW

Ink for taking notes made with natural ingredients as its main component that makes use of original techniques

  • #Dyeing
  • #Japan
  • #Sustainable
  • TOKYO
  • KYOTO

ASIA COLOR TREND BOOK︎

The only Design Trend Book in the world originating in Asia

  • #Asia
  • #Japan
  • #Tip material
  • #Traditional
  • TOKYO
  • KYOTO

COLOR POLYMOCK︎

A colorful polyethylene resin foam material made by thermo-compressing the material used to manufacture kick boards mixed with original color.

  • #Sense of touch
  • #Molding
  • #Buffer
  • #Lightweight
  • #Hard
  • #Soft
  • #Resin
  • TOKYO
  • KYOTO

12 Haptics αGEL Sample Kit︎

This is a toolkit designed to to propose αGEL’s “experience/sensitivity value” to designers/developers who want to realize services/product designs that make use of the characteristics of the material, and to co-create business.

  • #Sensory Material
  • #Japan
  • #Sense of touch
  • #Soft
  • TOKYO
  • KYOTO

Thermoset Stretchable Material︎

Thermoset Stretchable Material that can stretch and return to its original shape, the product of original resin design technology

  • #Heat resistant
  • #Wearable
  • #Tip material
  • #Flexible
  • #Hard
  • #Soft
  • #Expansion and Contraction
  • #Film

    ARTSTEEL︎

    A one-of-a-kind steel product created piece by piece by craftsmen.

    • #Japan
    • #Aging
    • #Surface
    • #Molding
    • #Resistance to flame
    • #Conduction and power generation
    • #Hard
    • #Metal
    • KYOTO
    • TOKYO

    Stainless Mesh︎

    A transparent metallic cloth woven from ultra-fine stainless steel. It has unique properties in terms of functionality, such as electrical conductivity and non-inflammability.

    • #Heat resistant
    • #Japan
    • #Surface
    • #Molding
    • #Flexible
    • #Lightweight
    • #Resistance to flame
    • #Permeability
    • #Soft
    • #Fiber
    • #Metal
    • KYOTO
    • TOKYO

    HIKIHAKU︎

    Infinite forms of expression: Designing textures and metallic gloss via foil-processing techniques

    • KYOTO

    HONEYCOMB︎

    A structure of which more than 90% is air: The most mechanically optimal structure combining strength and lightness

    • #Metal
    • KYOTO
    • TOKYO

    Tri-Wall︎

    Reinforced cardboard that possesses both lightness and durability necessary for global distribution

    • #Sustainable
    • #Lightweight
    • #Hard
    • #Paper
    • KYOTO
    • TOKYO

    YAKUSUGI WOOD︎

    Rare wood from millennium-old trees

    • #Wood
    • #Traditional
    • KYOTO

    SUNLUMISIS INK FOR PAINT︎

    Fluorescent pigment ink that develops RGB colors under ultraviolet light

    • #Luminescence
    • #Paint material
    • KYOTO
    • TOKYO

    MATERIO︎

    Decorative sheets made from genuine metal

    • TOKYO

    URUSHI (JAPANESE LACQUER)︎

    Living with Japanese people since ancient times: A new, sustainable, recycle-friendly natural paint

    • #Bonding
    • #Coating
    • #Resin
    • #Traditional
    • KYOTO
    • TOKYO

    KNITTED ELECTRIC WIRE︎

    Solderable soft wiring

    • #Wearable
    • #Flexible
    • #Conduction and power generation
    • #Fiber
    • KYOTO