No.21 (Please see outlines of the issue in English abstract.)

GK Report No.21
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GK Report No.21 / 2011.03

Wide open GK -- Thinking about the meaning of "Movement, Projects and Research"
  .......... Kenji Ekuan

Has Modern Design Died?
  .......... Kazuo Tanaka


Feature -- Design that Tells Time
Products that grow to be the symbol of a brand -- YAMAHA SR
  .......... Kunisaburo Uemura

Toward an age of environmental design management
  .......... Shota Mitsuyasu

Catalogue to covey to coming generations -- Wataoka Nigata File Catalogue
  .......... Kyoko Nakamura

Conveying Tradition and Culture and Design -- Glasses for Users’ Life Time Use
  .......... Shigenori Asakura


Special Report
Japanese Designs in Asia -- Report on BODW 2010 Hong Kong
  .......... Isao Tezuka


Topics
-GK Chairperson Ekuan published his first essay collection Kesa and Design
-GK President Tanaka acts as a judge for the 2nd Lotus Prize 2010
-ICSID established an International Honor System
-Japanese Good Design Exhibition in India
-Renewal of the Geo Cosmos
-QS72 Presented for Relief Activities for Earthquake Victims in Haiti
-GK Took Part in the Tokyo Designers Week 2010
-The VMAX SHO Series "VF250" Won the Innovation Award
 by the National Marine Manufacturers Association
-The Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award to Yamaha YZ450F
-Submission by GK Kyoto was selected as a Kyoto City Tourist Signposting Design


Column
Dougu Culture Crossroad
  .......... Kiyoharu Fujimoto


ProjectNews
-Super Ténéré Worldcrosser / Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
-Lexam LX Concept Model for Jakarta Motorcycle Show / Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
-WaveRunner VXR / Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
-AQUAFORTE Automatic Hair Washer / Takara Belmont Corporation
-No-Smoke Cigarette Zero Style / Japan Tobacco Inc.
-Cream Jar Aeca / Yashima Seiko Co., Ltd.
-Flat-Clinch Stapler ST-010X / Plus Corporation
-Wireless Microphone WMl1420 / TOA Corporation
-JAL Counter Renewal Project Haneda Airport 1st Domestic Terminal / Japan Airlines
-Pass to the Future: You are a future news reporter /
 Japan Science & Technology Agency + Panasonic System Solutions Japan + Tanseisha


Column
Truth, Goodness and Beauty of Design
  .......... Kenji Ekuan