Minimalist Urban Nomad Kit lets travelers carry traces of home in a small wooden basket

January 17, 2017 by  
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Living a nomadic lifestyle just got a little more Zen thanks to the Japanese-inspired Nomad Life Kit. Mexican designer Geraldo Osio has created a minimalist wooden basket that carries a handful of basic necessities inside so travelers can have a sense of a home anywhere they go. All of the items in the kit are all manufactured by Japanese craftsmen and made of natural materials. Although the tiny wooden box may seem like a simple picnic basket, the idea behind the design is much more sentimental. Osio wanted to provide wanderers with a true sense of belonging while on the road. As the designer explains on his website , “This kind of lifestyle creates a tendency of losing a sense of belonging to a place.” Related: Tiny Helix Shelter made of laster-cut recycled cardboard is a temporary habitat for one Inside the box, nomads will find items that age as they use them. The leather straps on the box will soften and darken over time and the copper tableware set found on the inside will patina. The stone candle and incense holder are included in the set to offer the owner a familiar sense of smell and light wherever they may go. And if they ever find themselves without a place to rest or sleep, a simple straw mat and cushion will provide comfort for a quick rest or overnight stay . + Gerardo Osio Via Fast Codesign Images via Gerardo Osio

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Shigeru Ban Wins Bid to Design Mount Fuji World Heritage Center

March 18, 2014 by  
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Shigeru Ban has won a competition to design the new Mount Fuji World Heritage Center in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture. Conceived as an inverted pyramid, the $23.5 million building evokes the image of Japan’s most iconic landmark in its reflection in a large water basin. The competition for the 46,000 square foot building was commissioned after Mount Fuji was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site last year. Read the rest of Shigeru Ban Wins Bid to Design Mount Fuji World Heritage Center Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fujinomiya , japanese culture , mount fuji , mount fuji world heritage center , mt fuji , shigeru ban , shizuoka prefecture , UNESCO , UNESCO world heritage site , world heritage site        

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