Following the Live from Tokyo trailer, here are some more visuals from Tokyo, this time courtesy of Joan Jimenez.
TAB‘s Tokyo Art Map for September/October is out — with spiffy new colors — and can be picked up around town at the usual spots (including Cafe Pause, of course). You can also download a PDF version here.
Yes, that is indeed a whole lotta kanji in one spot, and in fact includes the entire 1945 kanji that are considered for “official general use” by the Japanese government. The poster was produced by White Rabbit Press, and is based on their very successful series of kanji cards. The poster can be ordered online […]
At Monday’s PauseTalk (Vol. 33) I called on TABlog editor William Andrews to talk a bit about the Tokyo art scene, and we touched on the fact that galleries in Tokyo tend to be all over the place. It’s interesting to see that today on TABlog, William writes about Bakurocho, and area that is apparently […]
The Superfuture Superguide series of downloadable PDF shopping guides is joined by a new city: enter the Beijing Superguide. Can’t wait to use it on my next trip there. Of course, make sure to grab a copy of the Tokyo Superguide when in town, which I update monthly.
Overhead shot of Nakameguro while the cherry blossoms were in bloom in early April. Via Craig.
Just a reminder that the May/June ’09 edition of TAB’s Tokyo Art Map is out. If you can’t find it, you can download and print a PDF version as well (fits on four A4 sheets).
Congrats to the AQ crew for getting the Tokyo Art Map series featured in this year’s edition of the Layouts for Catalogs and Pamphlets book. In other map news, the new one (May/June) just came out, and should be out in the wild.
Art director Luis Mendo decided to take a 3-month “inspirational retreat” in Tokyo, and he’s been keeping some brilliantly illustrated diaries of his everyday experiences — see the Flickr photoset of some of the pages. He’s also putting together a great web-based diary of his Tokyo adventures, featuring photos, videos, etc.
Me taking a shot with my iPhone of some street art in Ebisu. Photo by Erika Nishizato.