Today I want to present a book marker. I need to explain about Japanese character before I present it .
Japanese character is uncommon compared with the character of other languages. Most languages use one character for one language. But a Japanese character uses three characters such as “Hiragana” “Kanji” “Katakana”.
Usually “Hiragana” uses for coupling end of adjectives and verbs. And particles. or we use hiragana instead of difficult Kanji.
“Kanji” uses for noun , adjective and verb, and Japanese name.
“Katakana” uses for foreign word , name and onomatopoeia.
And it is able to express same sounds in different character. In my name’s case, “もりひろ” “守宏” “モリヒロ” . it means my name “Morihiro”.
I know it is too long explanation.
But it is necessary for understanding this product. Because “Hiragana” is not famous than “Kanji” in other country.
Let’s go back to a story about book marker.
This book maker is designed by good product designer that Design office A4.
This book maker use the “hiragana”. it looks like a Character which came out from novel .
It is simple idea and design. it has not decoration. But this product will remain in the mind. That’s why this product has a charm.
I got the book marker “も”. Because of it is one of my name.
you can see his other works here.
When I went to Taiwan I found an interesting product.
It is made by paper that TYVEK. Good points are 100% water proof, 100% tear proof. It is interesting due to it looks normal paper.
These products designed by 2 designers in Taiwan.
Their brand name is “GreenWood Lab”
And they have a website, you will see their works there.
I’ve been using a passport case. I don’t have to care about water, sweat. So it is convenient to mobile.