"Light – Light" in Tokyo

Curiosity‘s “Light – Light” installation, first shown in Milan last year, is now on show at a Louis Vuitton store in Tokyo until April 5. Designboom only mentions that it’s at the Louis Vuitton store in Shibuya-ku, which I assume would be the flagship store on Omotesando.

PauseTalk Vol. 28

Yes, I’m extremely late with my write-up on the February 2009 edition of PauseTalk (Vol. 28), but then again, it gives me the opportunity to plug the next edition, which happens this coming Monday (March 2, from 20:00 at Cafe Pause). I’d like to thank everyone who came to the last one and made it […]

Working: Postalco

Tramnesia adds another great video to its “Working” series. It’s another international couple — following Knee High Media — this time Mike and Yuri Abelson, who run the stationery brand/company Postalco. I’ve seen their products all over the city, but didn’t realize they had a shop of their own — it’s in Kyobashi — which […]

We Don’t Need Fake!!!

Josh McKible is busy: on top of the recent poster for Cafe Pause and label for the original tea blend, now he’s also collaborating with papercraft legend Shin Tanaka. Josh was invited to participate — along with six other designers — in a project called “We Don’t Need Fake!!!” To help keep things “real and […]

The New King of Combini in Tokyo

According to Japan Probe, Japanese convenience store chain Lawson is about to purchase rival chain AM/PM. 7-11 remains the monster chain in Japan, but in Tokyo at least, the new deal would give Lawson 1,795 stores versus 7-11’s 1,602. I love my Japanese convenience stores, oh yes I do.