The next GAS BOOK (24) is set to come out December 8, and not only does it cover the works of graphic designer Hideki Inaba, but it also marks a change in the format (again by Inaba, who created the original format), and a doubling of the page count. The ATMOSPHERE blog has more details.
Wonderwall‘s website has been updated with a few new projects from Masamichi Katayama, including Hysteric Glamour Aoyama (pictured above), OriginalFake, and M.Y. label.
I am absolutely devastated. It’s one day before the Wii’s launch here in Japan (well, one day before I was planning on standing in line outside the Bic Camera in Ikebukuro), and I get hit with a cold. I’m feeling like crap, and can’t see that I’ll be able to make an all-nighter camped out near the Bic with the kind of cold weather we’re currently experiencing. Damn, damn, damn…
10+1 hosts a video of Shintaro Yamanaka‘s Atelier House in Musashikoyama. Link via Dezain.net.
I’m like Patrick, I don’t really listen to Christmas music or albums anymore, but he’s got me interested in Naomi & Goro‘s PRESENTE DE NATAL.
And now it’s Jesper‘s turn to introduce the PechaKucha Night phenomenon to his city of Gothenburg, Sweden, with next week’s first installment of PechaKucha GBG! It happens next Wednesday (December 6) at Club Nefertiti, with of course a start time of 20:20 (doors open at 19:30). You’ll find more details at the site he’s set up for the event (as well as a page on Myspace).
More Tokyo Design Week coverage, this time an image-spectacular from Designboom.
Dezeen — a new online design magazine (blog) edited by Marcus Fairs — has 2 photos of the 21_21 Design Sight building, still under construction. Link via Dezain.net.
Tomorrow night (November 29) is PechaKucha Night Vol. 37, which will also be the last one held this year (the next one will come January 31). You can check the PKN site for a list of presenters scheduled, but I can tell you that Paul Baron of TAB will be there, as well as designer Josephine Gianni, who attended the last PauseTalk. As always, it happens at SuperDeluxe, with a start time of 20:20.