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No.041 – Value of Time for Designers

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Theme: Value of Time for Designers Interviewer: Catherine Wong Catherine:So today our topic is TIME. Mende san, you always travel around to have meetings, lectures, forums and interviews through these years. You must be asked about thousand…

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No.039 – Light art and Lighting design

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Theme: Light art and Lighting design Interviewer: Blanche Lam Blanche:LPA is a lighting design firm. The works mainly focuses on design rather than art. What do you think about design and art? Mende: Good question! But I’d like to ask you b…

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No.002 – My expectation for children workshop.

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Interviewer: Noriko Higashi Issued on November 30, 2011 Noriko :Before I started working at LPA, I taught English to children at elementary schools and at my home. I have always really liked working with children. Mr. Mende, how did you com…

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No.038 – Scope of Lighting Design

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Theme: Scope of Lighting Design Interviewer: Sunyoung Hwang Sunyoung:Would like to have a talk with Mr. Mende regarding scope of our work, architectural lighting design. Sometimes it is hard to tell how much we should take care of the ‘othe…

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No.001 – Media Walls and Façade Lighting

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Theme: Media Walls and facade Lighting Interviewer: Kyoko Takubo Issued on October 31, 2011 Kyoko:Mr. Mende, today I have a problem and, if you don`t mind, I would like to ask for your advice. On a recent project, the client has requested a…

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No.034 – Home Lighting

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Home Lighting Tan:Today we will have a light topic talking about home lighting, I chose this topic because last month (May 2016) I and Singapore staffs had a chance to visit Mr Mende’s new house in Tokyo during company trip. Mende: Ah…

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No.029-What’s inside Mr. Mende bag?

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What’s inside Mr. Mende bag? Phraporn:I have seen Mr. Mende always carries the same backpack everywhere and curious what is it inside. If Mr. Mende does not mind, could you show what is it inside? Mende: It is ok, but Phraporn, you sh…

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No.024-Coffee Break with Mr. Mende

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Wearing many hats -writing, singing, tea ceremony, diving, skiing, golf etc all besides being a busy lighting designer Gaurav:How do you do it? Do you know of other designers who have similar diverse interests? What inspires you to keep you…

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No.023 – The Benefits of Traveling

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Theme: The Benefits of Traveling Interviewer: LPA-S Xu Xiao XU: Today I would like to talk about the benefits of traveling with Mr Mende. Traveling could open our minds to new things, experience new culture, meet new people and make new fri…

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No.00 – Coffee Break with Mende and Me

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Over a 13 year period I have written 76 Mende Notes. I tried, very diligently, to write one every month, but some things just don`t go as planned. So, now I donate this supposed “Note” writing time to a monthly hour and a half l…

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