Mentre quando sono in Italia evito accuratamente i luoghi turistici, quando sono all'estero il mio mantra è: prima fai la turista, e poi fai tutto il resto. Perché non è che il Giappone sia proprio dietro l'angolo, e non è detto che se ci tornerai visiterai sempre le stesse città. Quindi, mano sul cuore Silvia, [...]
Another "my style" house with a BUT: I do really like only the bathroom, the very zen courtyard where all the rooms have access to BUT I really do not like its location. I think a video would have shown volumes and spaces much better than wide-angle picures - but the whole project has that [...]
I stumbled upon one of latest nendo designs while reading Wallpaper - featuring the "bell-orgel" collection, wooden music boxes for Isetan which I found very interesting. The ‘bell-orgel collection’ project was launched with the cooperation of composer Ryuichi Sakamoto's moretrees initiative, which promotes the protection of forests as absorbers of CO2. The music box, which was then decorated [...]
You might say that I am having a crush with Japanese art and design. True. Actually, I have always had it. Born in Tokyo, living in San Francisco, Misako's works are influenced by "manipulated urban nature (..). I emphasize the subtle details of surviving nature and exaggerate their illogicality to cultivate my own version of [...]
Another great design related spotted in Nicole's blog. Enjoy this wonderful "ten-ten" (dots) flow by Miharu Matsunaga, talented Japanese Designer, Artist and Photographer. Miharu Matsunaga's Got Me Seeing Spots. In Mihaur's website, you can also find other interesting works, such as the below featured Tarzan.
Yuki Masueda is a Japanese award winning artist creating stunning implosive creations which I find quite fascinating. Here is a selection of my favorite ones, the entire gallery available on Yuki's website.