Each year during Tokyo Design Week, DesignTide Tokyo features top design innovations from a variety of fields. With today marking the end of the five-day event, we've highlighted three projects below that we find particularly inspirational.

Each year during Tokyo Design Week, DesignTide Tokyo features top design innovations from a variety of fields. With today marking the end of the five-day event, we’ve highlighted three projects below that we find particularly inspirational.

Jaeun Park: Light To Write

Jaeun Park’s Light To Write lamp houses a pressure-sensitive switch mechanism; the light inside activates when the pencil is removed, and switches off when the pencil is replaced. A boon to anyone whose best ideas come as they’re falling asleep, Park’s lamp comes along at a time when we’re seeing other energy-efficient home lighting devices. To wit, see Jun Yasumoto’s book-powered reading lamp.

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