Masamichi Katayama's Wonderwall has helped reopen the designer bar The Bank in the city of Kamakura, west of Tokyo. With interior design by Wonderwall, it has been restored to the way it was when it ...
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Capsule hotels continue to evolve and transform. Long the preserve of curious tourists and cheap travelling workers, the capsule hotel was never priced out by internet cafes and the like until ...
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Roppongi continues to throw off its sleazy reputation and become a major art and design destination in Tokyo. A new art building opens on October 21st, bringing together three major gallery ...
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The previously announced new Yamanote Line stop between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations will be designed by Kengo Kuma, said JR East on September 6th. Set to open provisionally in spring 2020, ...
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The umbrella that might just get you arrested!
Earlier this year we reported on the opening of Archi-Depot, Japan's first architecture models museum. The company behind the museum, Warehouse Terrada, is actually pioneering a whole new art ...
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At the risk of become a news site exclusively about teamLab, another major development in the space of a week merits a new story about the interdisciplinary technology and design group. Hot on the ...
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The creative unit teamLab is already making a big splash this summer with its incredible digital flowers installation in Odaiba. If that's not enough for you, you could also catch teamLab's ...
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Last year we reported on a stunning series of concept mobility vehicles and musical instruments by Yamaha. Now Yamaha is back with more, though this time it is just their motoring arm. The two ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
After previous successes such as Infinity of Flowers with Gucci and Night Wonder Aquarium, teamLab has now teamed up with online retailer DMM and Fuji TV to create a new major summer attraction in ...
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As reported last year, Warehouse Terrada will officially open Japan's first architecture model museum in Tokyo on June 18th. Exhibiting architecture is always difficult. Although there are regular ...
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On May 19th, Katsuya Okada unveiled the new logo of the newly formed political party, the Minshinto. The Democratic Party, as it is called in English, was formed out of the merger of two other ...
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The new 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games logo has been announced. The official logo was confirmed today as "Harmonized Chequered Emblems," which was Design A in the shortlist and arguably ...
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Customizable designer e-paper wristwatch
Maker culture sites, fab labs and hackerspaces have been springing up all over Tokyo in recent years, offering designers (both established professionals and aspiring amateurs) the chance to share ...
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Taisin has created another superb ice sphere mold. The FLX65 Sphere, Heart, Star Ice Ball Mold has three alternate 65mm molds so you can vary the shapes you make to go in your glass and keep your ...
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Christmas and New Year are over, so it's already time to look towards the next big public (and commercial) holiday: Valentine's Day. Regular readers will know that February 14th in Japan is a bit ...
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