Instead of having an empty signboard at the entrance of Cafe Pause, I decided to start a seasonal poster series. First up, a contribution from Tokyo-based graphic designer Ian Lynam. Below is a better look at the poster. Thanks, Ian!
Lisa Katayama introduces us to the license plate math game.
Patrick Macias had hinted a while back that he was working on a project for Marui, and the details have now been made public. Marui is set to launch — on December 1 — an online store that will offer mostly girl fashions (from brands such as Super Lovers, Sexy Dynamite London, and Baby, The Stars Shine Bright) and accessories, shipping worldwide. Macias is doing consulting, and doing a column for the site, and promises that there will be more original content as well. Why is he involved with this? Well, there is that book he wrote…
My “On Design” column for THE JAPAN TIMES this month (online here) covers picks from this year’s edition of Tokyo Design Week, including the “Wajima x Kakitsubata” collection, Shin Azumi‘s Ribbon candle holder, Jin Kuramoto‘s SUPPER audio system, KYO-TO-TO’s embroidery, and KramDesign‘s Shadow collection.