by sofia lekka angelopoulou

is art produced only by artists? or is it something ‘average’ people have routinely created throughout humanity’s existence?

21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in tokyo currently shows ‘mingei- another kind of art’ directed by product designer naoto fukasawa. the exhibition features 146 traditional and contemporary ‘mingei’ items from the japan folk crafts museum’s collection…

Reblogged from designboom

Image courtesy of 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT/Masaya Yoshimura