August 1, 2014 Press Release

Hiroshima Folding Chair Selected for “Japanese Design Today 100”

To mark the occasion of its 10-year anniversary, the Japan Foundation has
recently updated its “Japanese Design Today 100” exhibition, which has
traveled the world since 2004, with a new lineup of objects.
Starting in Los Angeles in the US, Japanese products will once again travel
around the world in this exhibition.

This exhibition consists of 89 objects created since 2010, as well as 11
objects that represent the origin of Japanese post-war modern product design
for a total of 100 objects.
The products are displayed in the following 10 different categories: Classic
Japanese Design, Furniture & Housewares, Tableware & Cookware, Apparel &
Accessories, Children, Stationery, Hobbies, Healthcare, Disaster Relief, and
Our Hiroshima Folding Chair has been selected as one of the excellent
products created after 2010.

*For more details, please refer to the following press release.