Month: June 2009

  • What’s Going On? Part Deux: The Legend of Curly’s Gold

    Yes, time for another post to keep you updated on the lack of updates. The move went well, but as you can imagine, I’m still exhausted, and now also without internet at home for about a week. I’ll say this, having to deal with a new dog, a move to a house, rainy season, and…

  • Zokei Quest

    Talk about a cool way to get potential students interested in your university: Zokei Quest, a faux 16-bit tour of the Zokei University campus in Tokyo, done in the style of an RPG. Via Offworld.

  • Arcade Mania in French!

    Those copies of Arcade Mania in the photo above are indeed en français, and it’s truly exciting to see that the French edition of the book is now back from the printers. The book — with a slightly changed title of Japan Arcade Mania — is published in France by Pix’N Love Editions, and although…

  • Peter Stutchbury Talks

    Keiji has been collaborating on a project with Australian architect Peter Stutchbury, and with Stutchbury in Tokyo for a few days to check in on the construction, Keiji is organizing a lecture and party at his studio (Keiji Ashizawa Design, 2-17-15 Koishikawa, Bukyo-ku — nearest station: Korakuen) on Tuesday, July 23. The reception will start…

  • Shinichi Maruyama

    Who knew shots of ink in motion could be so beautiful — see more of Shinichi Maruyama’s photography here. Via

  • Kamon

    Craig Anczelowitz has a produced a new collection of stationery for Awagami based on Japan’s family crests (called “kamon”). Via Spoon & Tamago.

  • Bicycle Film Festival Saddles

    In collaboration with this year’s traveling Bicycle Film Festival, Italian manufacturer San Marco has produced a series of limited edition saddles, one for each city that hosts the event. Tokyo is covered in red. Via Cool Hunting, which includes more photos and details.

  • This Week at MoCo Loco

    In this week’s Tokyo post for MoCo Loco I cover Metaphys‘ Soh calculator (above), Terata Shunsuke’s clear wood plates, and an exhibition by Tonerico.

  • ART iT Online

    ART iT’s planned online re-launch — replacing the print magazine — was set to launch in July, but it’s already up and running. Via TABlog.

  • What’s Going On?

    Yes, it’s been a slow week here in terms of updates, and I just wanted to reassure everyone that this is just temporary. Basically, real life has gotten in the way. First, as seen in the photo above, we have a new dog. His name is Confiture, he’s a Great Pyrenees, and he has his…