Move over Kaneda, this is the bike for me — or any other sci-fi creation by Norio Fujikawa for that matter. Via Core77.
My weekly Tokyo post for MoCo Loco is up, this time covering MisoSoupDesign‘s W Lounge Chair, Atsuko Hamanaka “Mock & Mimic,” and Mile‘s “Solar Phone Concepts.”
Oh how I love these: rugs with designs inspired by Tokyo’s taxis. They were created by Swedish design/architecture firm Claesson Koivisto Rune, and are part of an exhibition entitled “Tokyo Takushii,” that was shown in Stockholm. Via MoCo Loco.
This new music video by Swedish band Peter Bjorn and John features the now famous Yoyogi park rockers. Via Japan Probe.
I’m always told I announce these things too late, so let it be said now: this coming Saturday (February 21) Cafe Pause celebrates its fifth anniversary. Doors will open at 19:00, with live performances starting at 20:00 — I’d make sure not to miss Taichi at 21:00. Entry will be free, and I’ll of course […]
Remember that Katana app for iPhone from Appliya I mentioned a while back? It’s now out on the iTunes App Store.
Want to get your hands on issues of classic culture magazine Relax? Nakaochiai Gallery‘s Julia Barnes is selling off her collection — 31 issues from 2000 to 2003 — either as a set or individually. For more info, get in touch with Julia — she’ll take the best offer by March 1.
Ayumi Hamasaki’s next album — Next Level, out March 25 — will be released in four different editions, including the 2GB USB memory stick version (the album will take up 800MB) pictured above. Via Tokyomango. Update (16/12/11): The image is no longer available.
What is TB.Pensar? Find out here. I’ve been wanting to do one of these for a while now, to highlight a few things I’m working on, and slowly prepping. As most of you know, I had a rough end to 2008, but I can honestly say that things are really good right now, and I’m […]
Studio 360 spent some time in Japan, resulting in a very entertaining podcast — there are also video bits on the site — that covers a few cultural points of interest. Some friends of mine collaborated on the project: Lisa Katayama and Roland Kelts each file reports and accompany the host on tours to a […]