2014 / World premiere of updated “Japanese Design Today 100” exhibition at UCLA, thru July 19

Japan Foundation "Japanese Design Today 100"

The Japan Foundation presents the world premiere of the exhibition Japanese Design Today 100 at UCLA’s Perloff Hall of Architecture Department from June 27 – July 19.

Since 2004, the previous version of this exhibition has been traveling around the world fascinating countless viewers in many countries including Egypt, India, and Russia.

After a decade since its launch, the Japan Foundation has updated the entire exhibition to reflect the changes in design. Los Angeles is the first port stop for Japanese Design Today 100 as it embarks on another ten year journey around the world.

Japanese Design Today 100 provides a landscape of contemporary Japanese design through 100 objects: 89 objects created since 2010 that can be seen in Japan today, as well as 11 objects that represent the origin of Japanese post-war modern product design.

Japanese Design Today 100 will be exhibited from Friday, June 27 to Saturday, July 19, 2014. Exhibition hours, Tuesday-Saturday 12:00 pm-5:00 pm.

Closed on Sundays and Mondays, Independence Day. Free admission.

The exhibition venue is UCLA Architecture & Urban Design, Perloff Hall, Decafe, Room 1302, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Campus parking fee is $12.

Opening reception will be held on Friday, June 27 at 7:30 pm at Perloff Hall, Decafe. Light refreshment will be served. On the opening day, the exhibition will be held from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.