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Art

Neojaponisme: Visions of Aki

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Visions of fall for NÃeojaponisme by Ian.

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Art

Please Do It at the Pub

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The boys at Hitotoki have a bit of fun with the latest collection of Tokyo Metro manner posters.

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Art Events

PingMag: Yokohama Triennale 2008

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PingMag takes us on a tour of this year’s Yokohama Triennale.

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Books

Neojaponisme: Yokai Attack!

What, you still haven’t bought Matt Alt’s Yokai Attack? Maybe this Neojaponisme piece will help convince you.

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Tokyo Walking TV

My Tokyo on CNN

I was asked to contribute a piece to CNN for its MyCity_MyLife series, offering my take on the city of Tokyo — this week’s show covers 2007 Miss Universe winner Riyo Mori. You can read the piece here.

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Design

On Design for September 2008

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My “On Design” column for The Japan Times was published earlier this week, and can be found online here. For September, I covered the CREER Hanger Rack, Gaku Otomo’s Wine Rack, Kyouei’s Bulb Lantern, Nosigner’s “A Leaf x 10,” and Houtoku’s Hi-X3 Gata chair and desk set.

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Design Events

Dezeen + Tokyo Designers Week

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I missed this because it was announced while I was in China, but Dezeen will be producing the catalog for this year’s edition of Tokyo Designers Week and 100% Design Tokyo. Definitely some good news, as previous editions have been less than stellar. The deadline for submissions by exhibitors is October 6.

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Art Events

TAB Party This Saturday

1165-170Just a reminder that the Tokyo Art Beat 4th anniversary party happens this Saturday (October 4) at SuperDeluxe. You’ll find all the event details here, which you should also print out to get the TAB discount.

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Design Fashion

Shiina Ringo and Uniqlo

Shiina Ringo is collaborating with graphic designer Yutaka Kimura for the “Shiro to Kuro” collection of three shirts at Uniqlo. Penguin, Zebra, and Dalmation will go on sale November 17, and sell for 2,000 yen. Honestly, I can’t say I’m particularly excited by these, but reporting it because it’s an interesting move from Uniqlo. Via Imprint Talk.