Instead of having an empty signboard at the entrance of Cafe Pause, I decided to start a seasonal poster series. First up, a contribution from Tokyo-based graphic designer Ian Lynam. Below is a better look at the poster. Thanks, Ian!
Lisa Katayama introduces us to the license plate math game.
TABlog interviews the founder of HERE and THERE, Nakako Hayashi.
Patrick Macias had hinted a while back that he was working on a project for Marui, and the details have now been made public. Marui is set to launch — on December 1 — an online store that will offer mostly girl fashions (from brands such as Super Lovers, Sexy Dynamite London, and Baby, The […]
Have a look at these nice Japan-related shots, from photographer Max Wanger’s site.
Out this Friday, the new issue of THE ECONOMIST (December 1st edition) will include a special report on business in Japan. You can read more about it here. Thanks, Max!
My weekly Tokyo post is up at MoCo Loco, this time covering Naoto Fukasawa’s Artemide ITIS desk lamp for Yamagiwa, Juuta Kan’s PhotoHanger for +d, and Tokujin Yoshioka.
TABlog covers this year’s edition of the “Central East Tokyo” event, running until December 2.
Time for some sponsor appreciation — the current group includes H.I.S. Experience, TAB Jobs, Chin Music Press, and Tokyo Recohan. Click, visit, and show some love!
My “On Design” column for THE JAPAN TIMES this month (online here) covers picks from this year’s edition of Tokyo Design Week, including the “Wajima x Kakitsubata” collection, Shin Azumi‘s Ribbon candle holder, Jin Kuramoto‘s SUPPER audio system, KYO-TO-TO’s embroidery, and KramDesign‘s Shadow collection.