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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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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The Mewgaroo Hoodie has a special "pouch" for your kitten or cat to snuggle up with you. And even better, the hoodie turns you into a cat too!
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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Back in 2012, Yusuke Oono was one of the winners of the You Face contest with a palm-sized, fan-style 3D picture book. Now Loftwork, the agency behind the original awards, has got together ...
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Occupying ground somewhere between design and urban anthropology, Tokyo Totem, A Guide to Tokyo is a newly released guidebook about Japan's capital city and ever-inspiring whirlpool of images and ...
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Retro Japanese schoolgirl clothes perfect for loungewear
On November 13th, architect Kengo Kuma and Komatsu Seiren unveiled fa-bo, a three-floor office for the fabrics manufacturer in Nomi City, Ishikawa Prefecture. It is said to be the world's ...
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The gentrification of east Tokyo continues with the opening of Bunka Hostel Tokyo in December. As we have already seen with the likes of hostel and "bar lounge" Nui and dining hub Mirror, the old ...
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Buy a piece of Japanese postwar design history and donate to a good cause by purchasing one of the items of furniture and fixtures from the Hotel Okura Tokyo. When the iconic Hotel Okura Tokyo ...
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Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe has unveiled a new logo for the capital of Japan: &TOKYO ("and Tokyo"). The white ampersand mark, centered in a-red circle, is meant to form a kind of slogan: you add ...
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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
We've seen font-inspired eyeglasses, but this is a zipper-inspired font! Model and actress Ayami Nakajo has created a new "type" with Yuni Yoshida and Japanese zippers brand YKK that is not only ...
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The Furoshiki Shoes are just brilliant: a combination of old and new in the very best sort of way. These wrap-around sole footwear are designed by Masaya Hashimoto for Italian brand Vibram, ...
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Suntory, hoping to cash in on the Olympic buzz, had planned to give away 22 types of tote bags which they proudly advertised as being designed by Kenjiro Sano. The deal has been hit by fresh ...
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