DJ Chipple

Patrick is going to be digging out some goodies from his massive collection to do a bit of DJ at cara*mill, a shop/cafe/bar in Kichijoji, tomorrow. Free entry, all drinks at 400 yen, and more details here.

PSP Cases from GAS

After their foray into iPod cases, guess it was inevitable for GAS to go after the PSP next. Seems like the DS would have made more financial sense though. Japanese design group Gas Project are releasing a new line of designer Playstation Portable slipcases. Surface to Air, Hideki Inaba and Colette each designed a case. […]

This Week in Magazines

The new issue of TITLE (74) takes you on a tour of “Rock Around the U.K.” It’s a pretty thorough guide, and I’m sure Toe over at Groovisual Diary has already picked up a copy. I don’t always browse through ESQUIRE, but the new issue (Vol. 20, No. 5) features a guide to Aoyama Dori, […]

In-Ear Irritation

Can’t believe I’m actually lashing out at Apple, but damn it, I’ve just gone through my second pair of Apple In-Ear Headphones, with both breaking the same way (the left ear bud stops working). Now, I loved the way they sounded, and they fit perfectly in my ears, but I can’t spend 5-6000 yen for […]

On Design for March

Just a reminder that this month’s “On Design” column will be in tomorrow’s (Tuesday) edition of THE JAPAN TIMES. The focus this time is on wooden furniture, and I’m quite happy with the way it looks in the layout.