Remember those great jikatabi shoes that were covered in PingMag a couple of years ago? The team behind them have now launched a new site, Japonista Sole, with a variety of new designs, the first collection launching in December. Some of our designs have started pre-orders already, so we hope you can catch your size […]
Uniqlo has yet another web widget for you to put on your blog, this time Uniqlo Tunes, a music player to promote the retailer’s HEAT TECH line — it can also play your own MP3 files. Via CScout Japan.
A few weeks ago I wrote that my weekly Tokyo posts for MoCo Loco were going on hiatus, and mentioned that it was because of some upcoming changes to the site. Well, the new MoCo Loco has just launched — have a look!
You may have already heard about it — it’s been making the web rounds — but Masamichi Katayama (Wonderwall) has indeed updated his company’s website, enlisting the aid of flash master Yugo Nakamura. The result is quite fun, although I’m never a fan of sites that make you wait while they load. Portfolio sites can […]
The Tokyo Art Beat online store is now selling the colorful Chiso Memo Block by Kenjiro Sano.
Chances are you’ve already noticed the tweets and a few posts last week, but yes, I was very happy to see the new CNNGo site go in public beta mode last week. Although it may come off at first as just a new travel portal, the audience for the site are really the expats, the […]
Hokkaido’s Terashima Design is currently holding a web exhibition of posters that were produced in-house. It goes offline after September 30. Via Spoon & Tamago.
If you’re into the web and design, there’s a very good chance that you already know about Information Architect‘s annual Web Trend Map poster. Going one step further this year, iA teamed up with Craig Mod to create an online web app version of the map. The way it works is that when you populate […]
Designer/illustrator — and fellow PauseTalker — Hawken King has just launched a new service called Facemakr, “provider of custom illustrations of your face.” As the site explains, perfect for “use on social networking sites, instant messaging applications, twitter and blogs.”