No.18 (Please see outlines of the issue in English abstract.)

GK Report No.18
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GK Report No.18 / 2009.08

Thoughts on the Tokyo 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Bid Committee's Logo
  .......... Kenji Ekuan

GK Power
  .......... Kazuo Tanaka


Feature -- New Scenes of the Transportation Environment
Design Development of the Narita Express N'EX E259 Series
  .......... Kosuke Wakao

Seat Creates Airplane Emvironment -JAL Seat Design
  .......... Yuichi Akutsu

Attempt of the "art-area B-1" at Naniwabashi Station of Keihan Electric Railway
  .......... Toshikazu Yanaka

Environmentally Friendly City Kyoto -- An Approach from Public Transportation
  .......... Shinji Kajikawa ・ Kyo Shimizu

New Community Vehicles for a New Age -- NVC 2009 Project
  .......... Norio Kondo


ProjectNews
Loud Speaker "Powered Voice" / Power Amplifier "B-1a" / House Cleaning Tools "sm@rt" /
Power-assisted 2-hole Punch / Vacume Heat Insulated Mug "JCS 220G," Tumbler "JCR 260" /
"YZF-R1" 2009 Model / "VMAX" New Model / Mid-size Cruiser "MEGUMI" /
FM Fukuoka Visual Identity Plan / Aeon Topvalu Green Eye Package VI /
Ice Cream "Heavenly Spoon" / Hair Styling Agent "Trie Homme" Wax /
My Little Earth Exhibition / Sign System for the Ritz-Carlton, Sanya /
Sign System for the Shanghai World Financial Center / Small "Tangible Earth" /
From a Farm to Table Experiment with ICT /
Renewing Exhibits at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation


Topics
GK P-ROOM opened / GK Design Group website renewed / GK Industrial Design office moved /
GK Design Group President Tanaka attended the 2nd WIDD Symposium /
GK won the Civil Engineering Design Prize 2008, JSCE /
GK Kyoto received the Miyako Universal Design Award Grand Prix in the general category in 2008 /
GK Design Soken Hiroshima was given the Hiroshima Good Design Award Grand Prix for 2007 /
GK Design Soken Hiroshima won the Laurel Prize in 2009 by the Japan Railfan Club /
GK Kyoto was given the 43rd SDA Award


Column
Truth, Goodness and Beauty of Design
17. Dougu Culture Studies - In search of a good linkage between the human world and the Dougu world
  .......... Kenji Ekuan