Tokyo Takushii Rugs

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.

Relax for Sale

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.

USB Memory Stick Album

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.

TB.Pensar 15

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 in Japan

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 […]