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Design Is Like Making Soup, Says Naoto Fukasawa

As his newest Muji line hits the shelves, the celebrated Japanese designer muses on the enduring relevance of "Super Normal" and the power of observation.

The celebrated Japanese designer muses on the similarities between design and soup making, the enduring relevance of “Super Normal”, and the power of observation.

Out of the Doghouse

  In this month’s issue, we profiled Muji creative director Kenya Hara’s design venture, Architecture for Dogs. Hara paired big-name architects and designers like Kazuyo Sejima (of SANAA fame), Konstantic Grcic, and Toyo Ito with a dog breed, and challenged them to build something that puts pets and their owners on a more equal footing. But Hara had much more in…