Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation

From 16 January - 17 March 2019, Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation explored the potential of prototypes to act as a link between cutting-edge technology and society, offering us a glimpse into the structures and textures of the future. The exhibition showcased the work of Professor Yamanaka Shunji and his team at the University of Tokyo. 

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Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019). Credit photo by Kato Yasushi

 

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019). Credit photo by Kato Yasushi

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019). Credit photo by Kato Yasushi

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019). Credit photo by Kato Yasushi

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019).

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Exhibition themed cocktail available at Akira restaurant during Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Flagella exhibited at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Flagella exhibited at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Mikan dessert available at Akira restaurant during Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

 

Flagella exhibited at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Professor Yamanaka Shunji at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Professor Yamanaka Shunji at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Running Specific Prostheses by Yamanaka Laboratory at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

 

Yamada Atsuhiko founder and designer of populo 1 bicycles available in The Shop at Japan House London

 

Clocked exhibit at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Cyclops exhibit at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Flagella at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Parametric Tubes at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Parametric Tubes at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Professor Yamanaka and his team at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Professor Yamanaka Shunji at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Running Specific Prostheses at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019)

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019). Credit photo by Kato Yasushi

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019) - Archer on a Boat - Skeletal automation. Credit photo by Shimizu Yukio

 

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019) - Clockoid - Credit photo by Nishibe Yusuke

Running Specific Prostheses at Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation exhibition at Japan House London (12 January - 17 March 2019) Credit photo by Kato Yasushi