Keiji has been collaborating on a project with Australian architect Peter Stutchbury, and with Stutchbury in Tokyo for a few days to check in on the construction, Keiji is organizing a lecture and party at his studio (Keiji Ashizawa Design, 2-17-15 Koishikawa, Bukyo-ku — nearest station: Korakuen) on Tuesday, July 23. The reception will start […]
I posted not too long ago about the Tokyo edition of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, and this time it’s for an event organized by the group that doesn’t involve sketching. “Dr. Sketchy’s Exhibition Party” will showcase the works of participants — including pieces by Dr. Sketchy founder Molly Crabapple — with a few cabaret performances […]
Something I spotted a few weeks ago (forgot to post it): Shinkansen & Love, a fashion magazine themed on the Shinkansen. Basically, fashions to ride the Shinkansen in. It’s actually well photographed, and is from Infas (Studio Voice).
I have spies everywhere. Above, Colette‘s Sarah on Cat Street earlier today, photographed by Ian Luna.
The other night when I was out for dinner with an old friend who was in town for a visit (at a stylish Italian restaurant in Odaiba called Fragile), I met graphic/web designer Mieko Sai, whose site you can view here (I dig the interactive cursor animation). She was telling me about a NY-based art […]
Having beers in the backstreets of Shinjuku with Antonin. Update (16/08/21): The photo is unfortunately no longer available.
101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions – just click here and enjoy. I really want to get a hold of this book. If somebody understands how to get it please contact me. Edit: Added the book image. Update (16/08/21): This post was part of a “Next Century Modern Blog” stint, by guest blogger Jesper Larsson.
More Coke! Found this on CarbWire, due for release in Japan this summer: Consumers are the true architects of this idea,” said Doug Daft, chairman and chief executive officer of Coca-Cola. “Coca-Cola C2 was created to specifically address their desire for a lower-calorie cola with that great Coca-Cola taste”. “Coca-Cola C2 will be available in […]
Last night I went to the release party of the 2003 FutureDesignDays book and movie. At the event this great band (actually music collective) called Rhythmus Modern was playing. They played a sort of dance driven live muzak, and the guy playing tambourine was easily one of the coolest dudes I’ve seen on a Swedish […]
Today I met up with swedish artist HIRD. After a coffee we went to his studio (Pic 2) to listen to his newly finished album, due for release in Japan in August. Some tracks featured the lovely voice of Yukimi Nagano, mostly famous for her work with swedish duo Koop. I didn’t get a chance […]