Best of year winner 2019
Sage lamp for Ambientec won “Best of Year 2019” in the Task Lamp category. Thanks for the amazing honor Interior Design.
We are thrilled to introduce installation for LEXUS called “SunShower”at DesignMiami.
Please come by if you are visiting Miami this week!
“Lexus has responded to the fair’s theme of “Elements: Water” by commissioning designer Nao Tamura to create an immersive, multimedia installation that evokes the wondrousness of this natural, outdoor phenomenon. SUNSHOWER was curated by Design Miami/ Curatorial Director Aric Chen and prominent Milan-based curator and author Maria Cristina Didero.
Shiro Kuramata / Talk Event
There will be a talk event: Shiro Kuramata at Museum of Tokyo Modern Art next Sunday. I will be speaking with other designers and so please stop by if you are interested! (Photo: Joe Suzuki)
Good Design Award
TURN is among the awarded winners of the Good Design Award.
WonderGlass is presenting special editions at NOMAD VENICE! Please stop by and say hello to WG team.
ISSEY MIYAKE WATCH
Milan Design Week 2019
I am happy to introduce my new lightings “Sage” and “TURN” during Milan design week at Galleria Rossana Orlandi.
I will be at the site on the 8th and in the morning of the 9th.
Please come by if you happen to be in Milan!
All the best,
Milan Design Week
“Festive glow” Designed by Nao Tamura
For those of discerning taste
All day photoshoot for several new up coming products I designed for Pzhen. Very honor to work with an amazing team. Stay tune with the new products!
World of Modern Design
Weaving the light for Panasonic
The project “WEAVING THE LIGHT” for Panasonic is shown at Tokyo Midtown (Roppongi, Tokyo ) from November 1 to 5, 2017! Please come by and check the installation.
I am happy to announce the launch of Botanica paper by Japanese paper company Fukunaga. Please come and see the exhibition かみの重力展 if you are in Japan.
Mostra in Murano
Light Blowing Exhibition
A group exhibition curated by Ilaria Ruggiero and Samantha Punis called Light Blowing in Murano Italy.
Between time and light
I am pleased to announce Fluid installation by WonderGlass during MilanSalone 2017.
Please stop by and look over the Fluid collection as well as the installation features Calliope by Marcel Wanders.
[fluid] by Nao Tamura
There is a moment when the sun hits the surface of the lagoon,the lens of water creates beautiful sparks of light.[fluid] captures that spark of ephemeral beauty and turns it into a source of light. It creates a fluid ripple of light just like when a droplet hits the surface of still water.
SaloneSatellite. 20 Years of New Creativity
In 2010, I exhibited my project “Seasons” at SaloneSatellite. And I am sure that was the place/time I started my career. I can’t thank enough for Marva and all the people who involved in SaloneSatellite. I am very happy and honored to be part of this exhibition to celebrate SaloneSatellite’s 20th anniversary!
Established & Sons Salone Internazionale del Mobile
REDESIGNING THE COURSE OF CANCER
I am very honor to be part of Luminaire’s innovative use of design to raise awareness and funds for cancer research, the groundbreaking Love philanthropic series of charity auctions returns for its fourth edition this fall with GlasLove.
Glass, characterized by the duality of its strong yet fragile nature, is a poetically fitting medium that reflects the spirit of those battling the disease. For this special event, highly collectible, one-off, limited-edition, or prototype works created in glass were created by distinguished international designers and design manufacturers, including Nendo, Marcel Wanders, Tadao Ando, Naoto Fukasawa, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Todd Bracher, Sebastian Herkner, Nao Tamura, Omer Arbel, Tord Boontje, Glas Italia, Lasvit, Arcade, Bocci, Swarovski, and Venini, among others. -My best regards to dearest Nargis and Nasir Kassamali, and special thanks to WonderGlass to donate the glass pieces.
I am happy to be part and showing a specially commissioned work by WonderGlass at the CHAMBER NYC gallery curated by Andrew Zuckerman!
Please stop by to check out the collection if you are in New York.