This week’s Tokyo post at MoCo Loco is up, covering the new Iida phones (above, Naoto Fukasawa’s PRISMOID), Ryohei Yoshiyuki‘s “Time of the Sky” watch, and Nendo‘s Music Cage speaker.
This month’s edition of my “On Design” column was in yesterday’s THE JAPAN TIMES, and can be read online here. In it, I cover Conof‘s Digital Cordless Telephone, Mitsuhiro Kanada’s Strapped Orthogonality, Ideaco‘s Ashtub Trico, Nendo‘s Cabbage Chair, and a peek at next month’s Milano Salone.
PingMag interviews manga creator Jun Hanyunyuu.
At Tokyo Big Sight for the Interior Lifestyle show, which I’m covering for MoCo Loco.
Finishing off the weekend with a glass of MUJI red wine.
Out in Okutama today. What a beautiful day!
That’s right, comics, not manga. In all my years in Japan, this is the very first time I ever see someone take out an American comic to read on the train, in this case the latest issue of Warren Ellis’ THUNDERBOLTS. I did ask this guy permission before taking the shot, telling him I knew […]
The fact that someone drew the kanji for meat on the cover of this free paper is unremarkable, but what if I tell you that they also drew it on almost every forehead of every picture inside! That’s dedication.
Remember that wall-climbing room with frames that I posted about a while back? Seems that it was designed by Nendo. Via Core77 (I don’t really see why they describe Nendo as a “start-up” unit though.)
You just know I had to come on opening day!