"[Christopher Frayling:] But you designed most of the Japanese interiors that were shot in England. The sliding doors, Tiger Tanaka's office...
[Ken Adam:] Yes, I love Tanaka's office. Today you would call it a minimalist set. It somehow flowed right. I came up with these two copper bowls for television sets and an aluminium chute that Sean slides down into a chair. [...]
[Christopher Frayling:] Characteristically, there isn't much colour in Tanaka's office.
[Ken Adam:] [...] Tanaka's office was treated as reinforced concrete with leather furniture and television monitors in copper: a most colourful setting without really using colour at all."
Christopher Frayling: Ken Adam: The Art of Production Design. London 2005, S. 164.