Often overlooked and a common sight in every sushi bar and maybe even lurking in the back of your refrigerator, this package design is now included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA). The dispenser is equipped with the essential functions as a soy sauce dispenser such as easy to pour (on two sides!) and a non-drip spout. The company has shipped to date over 250-million units.
Designed in 1961 by Kenji Ekuan. (Japanese, born 1929) and GK Design Group. Kikkoman Soy Sauce Dispenser. Glass and polystyrene plastic, Manufactured by Kikkoman Corporation, Japan.
Kikkoman Soy Sauce Dispenser, by Kenji Ekuan, for GK Design Group
Tatjana Quax is involved with moooi as head styling. Every quarter in 2007 the moooi paper appeared together with the magazine ELLE wonen. The paper has grown into a glossy (half million copies worldwide) and was currently presented at the Salon del Mobile Milan 2008.
The moooi Paper, ELLE wonen, by Studio Aandacht
We came across this vast landscape in the Cor showroom in Cologne
Lava, by Studio Vertijet, for Cor
Here at Daily Icon we are great fans of Japanese packaging; here are some examples of product packaging inspired by tradition and nature.
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Vita interactive by Massimo Mariani, an infinitely variable, computer-generated storage system that can be customised to each client’s requirements.
Vita, by Massimo Mariani, for MDF
Omero is a three-legged object in aluminum and stainless steel, mirror polished. Its unusual shape makes it appear to be a sculpture, but it is a surprising magazine holder. Newspapers and magazines fit perfectly between its rings, hanging suspended in mid-air like paper flowers.