Tuesday, July 16, 2019

All you love about Japan, in a capsule

Gachapon Kaikan: the mecca of miniature toy capsules Perhaps local students lining up outside a store filled with toy vending machines might not warrant a second glance. But when you meet a tourist who crossed...

Hidden gems of Sugamo, the ‘Harajuku for obasans’

This street could hold the secret to Japanese ‘obasans’’ longevity

Kyo Karakami by Maruni Interior and Accessories

Own a unique piece of classic Japanese design   Add a touch of taste and tradition to your home with a Kyo Karakami wall panel made according to your preferences. Karakami - which literally means “Tang Chinese...

Akashiya Fude Pens

A stroke of genius for the modern age In this day when even ball pens are facing extinction from touch screens and keyboards, rediscover the textile pleasures of brush and ink on paper with Akashiya’s...

Japanese crafts from the past that are right in the now

Japanese crafts from the past that are right in the now   Would you have imagined that the skills involved in creating designs for the kimono can be transported to decorations for a leather iPad case?...