No.24 (Please see outlines of the issue in English abstract.)

GK Report No.24
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GK Report No.24 / 2013.03

Hi-Fi Tuner "R-3" and the Democratization of Things
  .......... Kenji Ekuan

Natural Forms, Man-made Forms
  .......... Kozo Yamada


Feature -- Forms
Emotions and Life to Dougu - The Forms of GK Dynamics
  .......... Atsushi Ichijo

Graphics for Creating Everyday Living - The Forms of GK Graphics
  .......... Masaharu Takahata

Contemporary manufacturing observed in traditional craft arts - The Forms of GK Kyoto
  .......... Haruhide Yoshida


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


ProjectNews
-Toshima Hall Design Supervision / Toshima Hojin Kai (Corporate Association)
-Grizzly 300 / Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd.
-Interior and Seat Design for JAL International Airline Boeing 777-300ER “JAL SKY SUITE 777” / Japan Airlines
-Package design for household scissors "fitcut Curve" / PLUS Corporation
-Campaign Poster to promote subway usage / Kyoto City Transportation Bureau
-Nail Files and Heel Files / Wataoka Co. Ltd.
-Urban Flyer 0-type / Chiba Urban Monorail Co., Ltd.
-QuaPro-R / Sumitomo Nacco Materials Handling Co., Ltd.


Topics
-"Ekuan Juku" began
-Chairperson Ekuan designed the Logo for the Accessible Design Foundation of Japan
-Interview with Chairperson Ekuan appeared in New York Times Magazine
-Chairperson Ekuan appeared in Kikkoman’s Documentary Film
-GK exhibits at "MADE4YOU-Design for Change" Exhibition
-Kozo Yamada became the president of the GK Design Group
-P-Room Seminars
-"Korea Design Today & Tomorrow" Exhibition held
-12th Hiroshima Good Design Award granted
-India Design Mark Awarded


Special Topics
GK Design Group celebrates its 60th anniversary


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