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nendo: ghost stories. Friedman Benda, NY,  20...

nendo: ghost stories. Friedman Benda, NY,  2009

Founded in Tokyo in 2002, with a second office established in Milan in 2005, nendo has received many distinctions, including the Iconic Design Award ‘Interior Designer of the Year’ in 2015, Wallpaper* Magazine’s ‘Designer of the Year’ in 2012, and the ‘Red Dot Design Award’ in Germany in 2008. In 2011, nendo presented Visible Structures, a solo commission for the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. Visible Structures was also included in Modern by Design, a collaborative exhibition between the High Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

 

Works by nendo are included in the permanent collections of the 21_21 Design Sight, Tokyo, Japan; Art Institute of Chicago, IL; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, NY; Design Museum, Holon, Israel; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Indianapolis Museum of Arts, IN; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; M+ Museum, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China; Museum of Art and Design, NY; Museum of Modern Art, NY; Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX; Musée des Art Décoratifs, Paris, France; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada; Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA; Triennale Design Museum, Milan, Italy; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, among others. nendo's first-ever large-scale retrospective opened at the Design Museum Holon, Israel in June 2016.

 

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An Accelerated Culture - Exhibitions
Curated by Libby Sellers and Brent Dzekciorius
May 3 – June 8, 2019
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
dna10 - Exhibitions
May 4 - June 10, 2017
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
nendo: 50 manga chairs - Exhibitions
September 8 - October 29, 2016
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
nendo: scatter shelf - Exhibitions
November 8 - December 17, 2011
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
nendo: 10 Days 10 Shelves - Exhibitions
Carpenters Workshop Gallery
2011
London, UK
nendo: ghost stories - Exhibitions
February 27 - April 11, 2009
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
nendo: 50 manga chairs - Publications
Around the World - Press
Around the World
Elle Decoration China
July 2018
Friedman Benda Presents nendo’s Dreamy Watercolo...
Friedman Benda Presents nendo’s Dreamy Watercolour Collection
Whitewall
June 14, 2018
What to See at This Year’s Design Miami/Basel -...
What to See at This Year’s Design Miami/Basel
The Telegraph
June 11, 2018
Poetic Furniture Collection - Press
Poetic Furniture Collection
Blackbird Automotive Journal
June 8, 2018
nendo’s Watercolour on Metal - Press
nendo’s Watercolour on Metal
TL Mag
June 7, 2018
Must See Exhibitions at Design Miami/Basel 2018 -...
Must See Exhibitions at Design Miami/Basel 2018
Wallpaper
June 7, 2018
nendo's Watercolour Collection Mimics Paint on Pap...
nendo's Watercolour Collection Mimics Paint on Paper, Bleeding Delicate Blue Hues
designboom
June 5, 2018
Five Hotspots to Head to at Design Miami/Basel - P...
Five Hotspots to Head to at Design Miami/Basel
Financial Times: How To Spend It
June 4, 2018
nendo designs steel furniture to look like waterco...
nendo designs steel furniture to look like watercolour-painted paper
dezeen
May 31, 2018
Deborah Berke, India Mahdavi, and Other Designing...
Deborah Berke, India Mahdavi, and Other Designing Women Share Their Top Picks for Design Miami/Basel
Architectural Digest
May 31, 2018
nendo to Debut New Collection at Design Miami in S...
nendo to Debut New Collection at Design Miami in Switzerland
Architect Magazine
May 22, 2018
Centre of Innovation and Design opens exhibition o...
Centre of Innovation and Design opens exhibition of works by Japanese collective nendo
Artdaily.org
May 31, 2017
Nendo’s Invisible Lines at Jil Sander Showroom -...
Nendo’s Invisible Lines at Jil Sander Showroom
Elle Decor Italia
April 7, 2017
10 Things to See During Salone del Mobile Milan De...
10 Things to See During Salone del Mobile Milan Design Week 2017
Vogue
April 5, 2017
The Philadelphia Museum of Art Highlights Three Ri...
The Philadelphia Museum of Art Highlights Three Rising Design Stars
1st Dibs: Introspective Magazine
January 23, 2017
The 8 Art Shows You Need to See in NYC This Fall -...
The 8 Art Shows You Need to See in NYC This Fall
Architectural Digest
September 19, 2016
Character Studies: Nendo's 50 Manga Chairs' on Sho...
Character Studies: Nendo's 50 Manga Chairs' on Show at Friedman Benda in New York
Blouin Artinfo
September 12, 2016
On the Radar - Press
On the Radar
W Magazine
September 2016
When is a Chair not a Chair? - Press
When is a Chair not a Chair?
Modern
Fall 2016
In the fifteen years... - Press
In the fifteen years...
Art Asia Pacific
September - October 2016
Postcard From Milan - Press
Postcard From Milan
Whitewall
September 2016
Between You and Me - Press
Between You and Me
Design Museum Holon: The Magazine
July 3, 2016
Milan Portfolio - Press
Milan Portfolio
Vogue Living Australia
July/August 2016
nendo's Trace collection of cabinets and lights lo...
nendo's Trace collection of cabinets and lights look like line drawings come to life
Inhabitat
May 5, 2016
Behind the Design: Nendo's Trace Collection for Co...
Behind the Design: Nendo's Trace Collection for Collective Design
Interior Design
May 2016
Our picks from Salone del Mobile Milano 2016 - Pre...
Our picks from Salone del Mobile Milano 2016
The Japan Times
April 30, 2016
Minimalist Master: Nendo Studio's Oki Sato - Press
Minimalist Master: Nendo Studio's Oki Sato
The Wall Street Journal
April 19, 2016
Designer Oki Sato of Nendo Blurs Line Between Furn...
Designer Oki Sato of Nendo Blurs Line Between Furniture and Art
Curbed
April 19, 2016
Manga Chairs by nendo at Isaloni 2016 - Press
Manga Chairs by nendo at Isaloni 2016
Coveted
April 18, 2016
These Conceptual Japanese Chairs Are Inspired by M...
These Conceptual Japanese Chairs Are Inspired by Manga
Slate
April 14, 2016
nendo Designs 50 Chairs for Friedman Benda influen...
nendo Designs 50 Chairs for Friedman Benda influenced by Manga
designboom
April 13, 2016
Salone del Mobile Milan 2016: 50 Manga Chairs - Pr...
Salone del Mobile Milan 2016: 50 Manga Chairs
The Italian Eye Magazine
April 11, 2016
50 Manga Chairs - Press
50 Manga Chairs
Daniella on Design
March, 20, 2016
nendo designs 50 chairs for friedman benda influen...
nendo designs 50 chairs for friedman benda influenced by manga comics
designboom
March 16, 2016
Nendo Designs "Collective Influence" Installation...
Nendo Designs "Collective Influence" Installation
Whitewaller
New York Frieze 2016
Designs "Collective Influence" Installation - Pres...
Designs "Collective Influence" Installation
Whitewaller
2016
Power 200 - Press
Power 200
Wallpaper
November 2015
Oki Sato: Less is More - More or Less - Press
Oki Sato: Less is More - More or Less
Departures
Fal 2014
Interview: Designer Oki Sata of Nendo - Press
Interview: Designer Oki Sata of Nendo
The Wall Street Journal
May 29, 2014
Nendo's New Furniture Finds Beauty in Splintered W...
Nendo's New Furniture Finds Beauty in Splintered Wood
Co.Design,
December 12, 2012
In Japan, a Bird's-Eye View - Press
In Japan, a Bird's-Eye View
New York Times,
September 14, 2012
Deconstruction: Maki Suspension Lamp by nendo - Pr...
Deconstruction: Maki Suspension Lamp by nendo
Design Milk,
July 3, 2012
LASVIT with nendo: Carpenters Workshop Gallery - P...
LASVIT with nendo: Carpenters Workshop Gallery
Youtube.com,
June 27, 2012
'Triumvirate' of Witty Contemporary Design at Phil...
'Triumvirate' of Witty Contemporary Design at Philips de Pury
ArtInfo,
June 22, 2012
Not What the Designer Intended - Press
Not What the Designer Intended
Core77,
June 22, 2012
nendo at Luminaire - Press
nendo at Luminaire
Azure,
June 15, 2012
Nendo: Mimicry Chairs - Press
Nendo: Mimicry Chairs
Domus,
June 4, 2012
5 minutes with...nendo - Press
5 minutes with...nendo
indesignlive Asia,
June 3, 2012
A Mod, Mod World - Press
A Mod, Mod World
Elle Decor,
June 2012
Not Your Dad's La-Z-Boy - Press
Not Your Dad's La-Z-Boy
Co.Design,
May 11, 2012
Nendo Wooden Islands (Video) - Press
Nendo Wooden Islands (Video)
Domus,
April 26, 2012
Milan Report: The Wrap-Up, Part 1 - Press
Milan Report: The Wrap-Up, Part 1
New York Times: T Magazine,
April 24, 2012
Trial and Error - Press
Trial and Error
Domus,
April, 2012
nendo lacquered paper-object for nilufar gallery -...
nendo lacquered paper-object for nilufar gallery
Designboom,
April 2, 2012
The Design Fund to Benefit the V&A - Press
The Design Fund to Benefit the V&A
Wallpaper,
March 20, 2012
nendo's Thin Black Lines - Press
nendo's Thin Black Lines
Trendland,
March 15, 2012
nendo: wandering forest - Press
nendo: wandering forest
domus,
March 13, 2012
Bisazza Bagno by nendo - Press
Bisazza Bagno by nendo
domus,
March 2012
High Road - Press
High Road
Modern Magazine,
Spring 2012
Designer of the Year: nendo - Press
Designer of the Year: nendo
Wallpaper*,
February, 2012
Japanese Design Group Nendo Hones Its Unusual Char...
Japanese Design Group Nendo Hones Its Unusual Charm
New York Times,
January 29, 2012
Duo of nendo exhibitions at Maison & Objet, Paris...
Duo of nendo exhibitions at Maison & Objet, Paris
Wallpaper,
January 24, 2012
Nendo Is Designer of the Year - Press
Nendo Is Designer of the Year
Interior News,
January 17, 2012
The Unbelievable Lightness of nendo - Press
The Unbelievable Lightness of nendo
Azure Magazine,
November/December 2011
10 Days 10 Shelves by Nendo @ Carpenters Workshop...
10 Days 10 Shelves by Nendo @ Carpenters Workshop Gallery
FRAME,
October, 2011
Nendo Launches 'Scatter Shelf' Display Unit - Pres...
Nendo Launches 'Scatter Shelf' Display Unit
WIDN,
September 2011
Scatter Shelf by Nendo - Press
Scatter Shelf by Nendo
Dezeen Magazine,
September 2011
nendo Exhibit Celebrates Visual Deception - Press
nendo Exhibit Celebrates Visual Deception
Co. Design,
September 2011
Nendo's Wondrous Shelf is a Kaleidoscope That Hold...
Nendo's Wondrous Shelf is a Kaleidoscope That Holds Books
Co.Design,
August 2011
Scater Shelf by Nendo - Press
Scater Shelf by Nendo
FRAME,
August 2011
Form and Function Meet in "Modern by Design" - Pre...
Form and Function Meet in "Modern by Design"
NPR,
July 28, 2011
Thin Black Lines - Press
Thin Black Lines
Philips de Pury & Company at Saatchi Gallery,
June 2011
nendo: Visible Structures at the High Museum of Ar...
nendo: Visible Structures at the High Museum of Art
designboom,
April 2011
Designer Spotlight: Making Conversations - Press
Designer Spotlight: Making Conversations
Modern Magazine,
Spring 2011
Ghost Stories, New Designs from nendo at MAD - Pre...
Ghost Stories, New Designs from nendo at MAD
Dezeen Magazine,
November 13, 2009
Ghost Stores by nendo - Press
Ghost Stores by nendo
Frame,
July-August 2009
A Passion for Pleats - Press
A Passion for Pleats
Interior Design,
April 2009
Ghost Stories by nendo at Friedman Benda Gallery -...
Ghost Stories by nendo at Friedman Benda Gallery
Dezeen Magazine,
February 13, 2009
nendo: ghost stories - Press
nendo: ghost stories
designboom,
February 13, 2009
nendo design - Press
nendo design
Theme,
Issue 17, November, 2008 - January, 2009
Formbar wie Ton - Press
Formbar wie Ton
Neue Zürcher Zeitung,
December 15, 2008
Mr. Smiley and Friends - Press
Mr. Smiley and Friends
FRAME,
October, 2008
Office Product: nendo - Press
Office Product: nendo
Fulcrum,
Vol. 1, Issue 1, June, 2008
nendo - Press
nendo
Wallpaper,
May, 2008
Ten to Watch - Press
Ten to Watch
Art + Auction,
April 2008
! Moments - Press
! Moments
Pol Oxygen,
Issue 28, 2008
Premio Edida 2003 - Press
Premio Edida 2003
Elle Decor
2003
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