Month: January 2007

  • Pikki

    Jonkenpon offers up another new web app: Pikki, a mobile blogging service. Read more, and view a screencast, here.

  • On Design for January 2007

    This month’s “On Design” column for THE JAPAN TIMES is in today’s paper (and online here). In it, I cover Kai House‘s Adhoc water dispenser, the Store Bag Store tote, stationery from Craft Design Technology, and Yosuke Watanbe‘s Silhouette lights.

  • Juliana 2 Rocked the House

    Last night was another great “Juliana” party at Soft in Shibuya, courtesy of Tokyo Fun Party. HOME CUT played an amazing funky disco dance set that had everyone shaking, and Chimidoro performed a lively set that was much appreciated by the crowd. I’m of course not forgetting Juliana resident DJs Digiki, SoccerBoy, and KazuNoco —…

  • This Week in Magazines

    The latest issue of PAPER SKY (20) wants to show you how to “Get Warm in the Cold,” by way of a feature on Aomori, with lots of nice onsen picks that will make you wish you could be soaking right now. EYESCREAM (2007/02) offers up a “My Best Issue,” which means various creators share…

  • 4 Little Joeys

    Enjoy the “4 Little Joeys“ segment from Kiiiiiii‘s DVD.

  • 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Talk Vol. 4

    The 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT has another talk up on their site, discussing the future of design. Just over 2 months before the opening!

  • New Products from Kyouei Design

    Kyouei Design has just announced 4 new products that will be sold from April: Ha Na Ta Te, Kaki, Air Necklace, and Chandelier Bulb.

  • Mobile Stationery

    The next evolution of stationery? Morphing into mobile phone straps, of course. Get Kokuyo classics such as Pritt glue sticks, Campus notes, and that funky geometric eraser here. Link via Tokyomango. Update: Looks like this collection of Putimo Hi-Tec-C mini-pens would accompany the rest quite nicely.

  • Muji in New York

    Finally, Muji is taking a serious retail step in the US — their MoMA Design Store corner doesn’t really count — with the opening of two stores in New York later this year. Muji are planning to open two new stores in NYC this year. The brand that has become synonymous in Europe for brilliantly…

  • Elephant Design at PingMag

    PingMag interviews Elephant Design, covering their online service CUUSOO SEIKATSU.