Portraits from PauseTalk Vol. 36

I’ll have the list of participants from last night’s PauseTalk (Vol. 36) up later today or tomorrow, but in the meantime I wanted to share the latest round of portraits taken by Max Hodges, which are all viewable in this gallery. As with last time, I’m really loving these, and I’m hoping that Max keeps […]

Japan Brand in NYC

Felissimo in New York is hosting a Japan Brand pop-up shop during the holidays (until December 24), and it’s been getting some coverage on a bunch of NYC-based blogs, including JoshSpear.com and Spoon & Tamago. Pictured above is a bicycle designed by Gelman, made of lacquer, silver plating, and gold leaf. It was created for […]


Tonight (November 6) marks the official launch of Postglobal, a new book (in Japanese) that takes a look at Gelman‘s activities since his “business” retirement a few years ago. [T]his book is an illustrated documentation of Alexander Gelman’s thrilling adventures in Japan since his retirement from business a few years ago. He’s not the author, […]