Last week I promised some shots of the Tadao Ando-designed Omotesando Hills development, and so here they are. Not everyone is crazy about this soon-to-be Tokyo landmark.
Me (on the right, of course) and Jun (owner of Cafe Pause, Roughtoyz, and Laughtoys), working on preparations for the Mamma Gun event. The picture was taken by Jesper.
Midori Hirano has put up some new tracks online for our listening pleasure (and you can download her first EP, “Poet at the Piano,” here). The first two tracks, “Kalimba” and “PN,” are from her upcoming full-length release, and the third one, a non-final version of “Orb of Day,” will be on her second album, […]
Just now on TV I caught a fascinating profile of illustrator/designer/art director Bunpei Yorifuji. He’s done tons of book covers, but his most recognizable work for readers of this site would probably be the infamous JT “smoking etiquette” campaign. He has his offices in Ginza, and he does all his work on a ping-pong table. […]
A few pics from the Plusminuszero Cafe in Aoyama.
Pics from the recent “Take Art Collection 2005” exhibition at Spiral in Aoyama. The event poster was designed by Nendo.
A couple of pics of the soon-to-be-opened (this week) Xbox Lounge in Aoyama. Peeking inside, nothing was really set up yet (as of last Monday).
Shinjuku Station (Marunouchi Line) at 5 am. Picture by Patrick — more early morning pictures here.
I love the techno-based illustrations found at the Izmojuki site.
Jesper working hard at Cafe Pause, making sure the Mamma Gun will rock.