The latest issue of PLANTED (6) focuses on love and romance, with a articles on scents and arrangements. The seed insert is a pansy. DESIGN NOTE (16) covers “Fashion & Graphic Design,” with a look at art directors working with fashion brands, stores, catalogs, and magazines. The issue starts off with a look at Kenya […]
Teppei Maki’s video for Omodaka’s “Kokiriko Bushi” track. Via Motionographer.
“Kotori,” a motion graphic piece originally intended for Tokyo Mode Gakuen by Yves Geleyen. Via Motionographer.
A few reasons why you might want to pick up the latest issue of KATEIGAHO INTERNATIONAL (Vol. 18): media artist Alexander Gelman talking with a sword maker, a piece on anime that includes profiles of Studio 4C, Satoshi Kon, and Mamoru Hosoda (director of THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME), and a guide to Tokyo’s […]
I’d never heard of Reiko Shimizu’s philosophical sci-fi manga series HIMITSU – TOP SECRET (or any of her other works, like MOON CHILD and KAGUYA HIME), but the news that it’s being turned into an anime series for the spring 2007 season sounds good to me, especially after having read this description: The story takes […]
Core77 writes-up the works of interior designers Isamu Kenmochi and Isamu Noguchi, the fathers of “Japanese Modern,” and point us to the “Design: Isamu Noguchi and Isamu Kenmochi” show, currently running at the Noguchi Museum in New York.
CASA BRUTUS (94) takes us on a tour of “Hot Places to Visit 07/08,” with destination ideas both in and out of Japan. I always enjoy these, but wish they would put out some guides, like the WALLPAPER ones, that would compile all of these tips, because I’m not about to start taking notes on […]
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My weekly Tokyo post is up at MoCo Loco, this time covering new lights from Chihiro Tanaka, Izumi Okayasu‘s “Kaleidoscope” exhibition, and the latest Plusminuszero products to go on sale.
What a nice Christmas present: PingMag has just launched a sister site, PingMag MAKE. I’ll let Yes! Communications‘ Tom Vincent give you the lowdown: PingMag MAKE is the sister site to PingMag. We use an interview format to put the spotlight on a wide range of people active in rural areas. We document the voices […]