I mentioned in class today the relationship with collecting objects and creative resources: the current exhibition of part of interior designer Masamichi Katayama is testimony to that. His design studio Wonderwall has done a number of renowned projects. Here is a link to the current exhibition, and to a brief discussion of it on the very useful Tokyo Art Beat site (which has a good iOS app). For insight into Wonderwall and past projects see here. Here is a short video with Katayama narrating his work for Mackintosh in London:
And on the Lexus Intersect space in Aoyama, with English voice over..