Art For Everyday

Posted on February 7, 2005 Under Fashion

Beams T has an impressive collection of t-shirts in there equally impressive store. They look Tokyo based but do international shipping and are introducing new styles to their lineup of T-Shirts all the time. The sites a bit confusing but…

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Posted on January 27, 2005 Under Life

Only the Japanese would think of story where a peculiar hen lays eggs that sprout beans with messages inscribed on them---and then create a toy out of it--but either way I think the toy is pretty damn cool. Simply water…

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Kyouei Japan

Posted on January 18, 2005 Under Design

Kyouei Japan has some really neat designs like this Balloonlamp; a modern interpretation of the paper lantern. It's a balloon with a small LED that is inserted inside and can work to illuminate continuously for over 100 hours. They also…

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Plus Minus Zero

Posted on December 27, 2004 Under Design

Plus Minus Zero has a new collection of great household products and personal accessories. A really nifty sleek CD Radio, a tote bag with a "sole" on the bottom so you don't need to worry about getting the bottom of…

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Shift 2005 Calendar

Posted on December 24, 2004 Under Design

It's almost time to swap out your old' calendars--remeber? 2005 is coming! The 2005 Shift Calendar is full of fresh designs from undiscovered creators throughout the world. 12 works were carefully selected by the staff at Shift to put together…

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Flower Speakers

Posted on December 23, 2004 Under Gadgetry

The TIME Coolest Inventions of 2004 might be the only issue of TIME I have ever read, but it reminded me of The Flower Speaker; 'me thinks we will see these for sale soon. It was developed by Let's Corp…

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Ogi Graphics

Posted on December 6, 2004 Under Art

I've never gotten a chance to sit down and chat with Tokyo bread and SF living OGI, but we have exchanged some phone calls, some emails, and he recently sent me a set of his kick ass buttons. He's redefining…

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Posted on December 1, 2004 Under Fashion

oki-ni has a really stellar collection of classic clothing, shoes, accesories and a great overall online store... Some of it is a bit pricey, but i'm loving the classic ADIDAS kicks they've got! This is the stuff you don't find…

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Muji Cardboard Speakers

Posted on November 11, 2004 Under Design

I just love anything Muji has ever made... Those designers are damn cool, and always thinking to the future of form and function. I've got a few journals, pens, and even a cool as hell pencil from the Muji store…

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Yoshitomo Nara Clock

Posted on October 7, 2004 Under Design
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