Japan Picture Installment: Kyoto

Posted on May 16, 2006 Under Travel

A picture is worth a thousand words... More shrines, views and fresh seafood from a day trip to Kyoto after the jump! (more…)

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Zoom Zoom: The Bullet Train

Posted on May 15, 2006 Under Travel

I hopped on the Nozomi bullet train to Osaka yesterday-- mainly to check out Kyoto and see a few friends in Osaka. The train ride was as smooth as ever and almost completely silent. We cruised at a top speed…

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Touchdown in Japan

Posted on May 11, 2006 Under Life

Nothing anyone ever told me about how wild Tokyo is could have prepared me for what this place is really like. I arrived earlier today with just enough time to dip into Shibuya around the corner from my hotel to…

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Motomichi Nakamura

Posted on May 5, 2006 Under Art

Motomichi Nakamura was born and raised in Japan, lived in Ecuador for a bit and currently works as a digital artist in Brooklyn. He has exhibited his animation, paintings and drawings around the world. The Monster Series is pretty fun--…

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Reporting From Taiwan and Japan

Posted on May 3, 2006 Under Travel

I'm leaving on Monday morning for the next couple of weeks to Asia. I'll be hunting around Taipei for a day and then on to Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. I'm planning on hunting for everything from restaurants, stores to shops…

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Maiko Kuzunishi

Posted on April 24, 2006 Under Design

I can't tell you much about Maiko Kuzunishi except she does some truly beautiful work. It appears she mostly does illustrations which appear on her t-shirts, accessories and few prints available in her new online store. These plates are my…

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Amadana Designs

Posted on November 30, 2005 Under Gadgetry

Japanese design company Amadana has created some exquisitely simple designs, like this basic telephone. The base is made of natural walnut and acrylic. The receiver is made of soft leather (also available in white with orange accents)-- a very nice…

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Y-3 Fall/Winter

Posted on August 8, 2005 Under Fashion

The Y3 Fall/Winter '05 Collection is up for our viewing pleasure. Y3 is easily my most favorite fashion collaboration of all time. Adidas and Yohji Yamamoto seem like a perfect match. Adidas always delivers the new lines with the most…

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Posted on February 25, 2005 Under Design

Holy conceptual design. Desio, some type of design or housing company in Japan has an amazing website. It has a seriously impressive flash interface, you get to drop little people in rooms and zoom in to see details of the…

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Designer Barcodes

Posted on February 10, 2005 Under Design

Design Bardcode has developed some pretty unique barcode designs for some products in Japan. They all work perfect, maybe one day we will see them in the use in US. They could easily become trendy.

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