Moé Takemura is an industrial designer originally from Japan, studied design in Sweden, and currently living in Toronto, Canada. - CONTACT - +1 647 523...
The Foreign Japanese Kitchen
This cookbook is a result of Moé Takemura's MA degree project at Lund University. The book shows how you can cook Japanese food using locally-available ingredients...
Promotion of DRY
Today, we consume a large amount of chemical products for household and personal care. A lot of them are in the form of liquid, gel or cream, and a big part of...
The project won iF concept award 2011. See this project at iF Online Exhibition This is a design proposal for Japanese traditional craft which is now on the...
< concept & study models > "VIKA" is a swedish word means "fold". This is a foldable home storage box made just from strings and organic linen. Although it has...
Store and More
In this consuming society, we generally get a lot of things to store. For example, we cannot buy things such as screws, batteries, and hooks as singles but we...
Writing and editorial work have been my another interest for a long time. Since summer 2010, I have a blog on ELLE Online Japan. It mostly deals Scandinavian...
Do You Have Any Personal Belongings From Your Childhood?
This is a collaboration work with Frida Allemyr. The project handled "Memorial Culture" and we focused on memory from childhood. It is fun to find things...
The cup & saucer is made in a porcelain workshop in collaboration with Hanna Örnskär. [ Autumn 2011, Lund, Sweden ]
What Can You Bring to the Table?
The project is inspired by a folded sketch, a children’s game where you draw one part of a character not knowing how previous or next person draw theirs. 31...
Short-Cut / Box for LEGO Bricks
This is a design proposal for LEGO product, Bricks & More, a mix of standard bricks and play starters. The proposal was sent for SCA Packaging Design Challenge...
The project is inspired by Japanese traditional culture in which people feel and enjoy different seasons with different design and objects. This is just a...
A Summer with a Broken Leg
One summer, I broke my ankle and got stuck at home with a plastered leg. After getting tired of watching movies, reading books, making lists and writing letters, I...
House to Open
I used to study architecture before studying industrial design in Sweden. This is one of my old architectural project. The house is for an outgoing...
From spring 2006 to summer 2007, I belonged to Sigeru Ban Laboratory. Shigeru Ban is an international architect from Japan, famous for his work with recycled...
Analytic Model of Villa Mairea
This is a collaboration work with Reiji Watabe in Shigeru Ban Laboratory. Villa Mairea is one of the masterpieces of Alvar Aalto. The model is made for the Alvar...