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A picture is worth a million words… At least that is how people feel when viewing illustrations by a mysterious Japanese performer Avogado6 . The illustrator and movie editor doesn’t share many personal facts about his life. “I am a normal person who likes chemistry,” he writes on his Twitter profileRead More →

Rice paddy art canvas, Honshu

This is one of those bizarrely creative things that I’d only expect to see come out of Japan. In the early ’90s, the country village of Inakadate watched as their population continued moving to the cities, and the local council began brainstorming ways to turn the village into a touristRead More →

Korean studio Everyday Practice is constantly challenging its own design methodologies. Not only working in two-dimensional print, the studio, founded by Kwon Joonho, Kim Kyung-chul and Kim also expands its creative practice across a multitude of digital and experiential platforms. Source: Designing for all aspects of Korean culture: the multi-talentedRead More →

Here is something special now, a 25 Project all the way from Japan! When I visited this extraordinary country in 2015, I was welcomed with open arms and came away with the most wonderful memories, so it was such a thrill to see these photos land in my inbox! TheRead More →

Japanese Theater Poster: Near the Window. Tsuchika Nishimura, Gunji Tatsuhiko, Shun Sasaki. 2015 Tags: tsuchika nishimura, tatsuhiko gunji, shun sasaki, flyer, poster, illustration, theater, 2015, 2010s, 西村ツチカ, 郡司龍彦, 佐々木俊, フライヤー, チラシ, ポスター, イラストレーション, 演劇ポスター, Posted 1 month ago | 109 notes | Reblog | Enlarge |SourceRead More →

Japanese Advertising: Condomania – Preserve the love, wear a condom. Junkichi Tatsuki, Paul Matheson, Photographer Hal. 2014 Tags: junkichi tatsuki, paul matheson, photographer hal, Ogilvy & Mather Japan, advertising, 2014, 2010s, 田付潤吉, ポール・マセソン, フォトグラファー ハル, オグルヴィ・アンド・メイザー・ジャパン, 広告, Posted 3 weeks ago | 158 notes | Reblog | Enlarge |SourceRead More →

Mixed-use café and co-working spaces may be old hat in places like London, Amsterdam or New York, but in buttoned-up Milan, they’re something of a rarer breed. Milanese cafes comprise mainly the typical Italian stand-up-and-sip variety and casual office space is few and far between, relegated to the up-and-coming butRead More →

In case you didn’t know it, there are officially no more excuses for you to suck at taking care of plants: On the heels of the world’s first smart planters comes bons-AI, an artificially intelligent plant that practically eliminates the need for a green thumb and makes the job tenRead More →

td-atelier’s renovation of a japanese guesthouse combines traditional architectural elements with modern interventions. located nearby kyoto’s nijo castle, the townhouse was built 120 years ago in a typical narrow and slender site with five horizontal areas, two of which were disassembled and replaced by ‘voids’. photos by matsumura kohei  Read More →

by Michael Raver Premium menswear brand Takuya Duncan has been making casual but sophisticated clothing for several years now. In his designs, founder Takuya Suzuki combines style and inspiration from his motherland of Japan, and his current home in East Hampton. This heritage and tradition play perfectly against modern-day flourishesRead More →

 Art #digital #flowers #installation #Japan April 10, 2018 Kate Sierzputowski For the Hanami 2050 exhibition in Fukuoka, Japan, Danish floral designer Nicolai Bergmann collaborated with the Tokyo-based design firm Onesal to create a series of dazzling botanical animations. The works were created under the concept of “future flowers,” andRead More →

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This post was originally published on this site DEZEEN The Ace Hotel chain is opening its first Japanese outpost in Kyoto this winter, in a former telephone exchange building overhauled by Kengo Kuma . Japanese architect Kuma will convert the ShinPuhKan building – originally designed by Tetsuro Yoshida and completedRead More →