Nendo's 3D-printed bonsai tree does away with need for meticulous maintenance

Japanese design studio Nendo has created an alternative to the tricky task of nurturing a bonsai tree with its Grid-Bonsai – a 3D-printed version...

Nendo's eco-friendly stool

See more design movies on Dezeen: www.dezeen.com/design Oki Sato of Nendo explains the concept behind the SU stool, which is based on American furniture company...

Bocci's 87 series lighting is made from stretched loops of opalescent glass

Canadian lighting brand Bocci pulled and stretched loops of hot glass like taffy to create its pearlescent 87 series pendant. To create the lighting...

Nendo designs five alternatives for the standard zipper

Tasked with reinventing the zipper, Nendo has come up with five different fastenings, each designed to suit a different function. The Zippppper project saw Nendo...

Nendo designs emergency portable battery that you charge by hand

Japanese studio Nendo has designed a mobile battery that users can charge via a swinging hand generator, to power-up their smartphone in case of...

Nendo creates kitchenware lids that imitates hand movements

Japanese studio Nendo has created a series of multi-functional kitchenware lids, which are designed to imitate hand movements like pinching and pushing. Designed in collaboration...

Nendo bases super-thin silicone vase on jellyfish

During this year's Milan design week, Nendo will submerge 30 of its new vases in an aquarium so that they gently move around like...

Nendo looks to ancient Japanese tombs for first landscape architecture project

Prolific Japanese design studio Nendo has now moved into urban design, unveiling its massive CoFuFun plaza near Kyoto. The plaza – located outside of Tenri...

Siam Discovery shopping centre in Bangkok is Nendo's biggest ever project

Oki Sato of Nendo explains the concept behind the Japanese studio's redesign of a 40,000-square-metre shopping mall, in this video Dezeen filmed in Bangkok...
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