in the aoyama area of tokyo comme des garçons store (flagship with aspirations to starship; the store was designed by the label’s chief designer and founder,
うらやまし美しう成て散る紅葉 urayamashi utsukushuu natte chiru momiji how enviable becoming beautiful falling maple leaves
pictures from kai aso, a modernist ryokan in kyushu’s kumamoto prefecture. blazing hot in summer, at over 1,000 metres the temperature on november mornings rarely exceeds 0°C.
the claska is newly refurbished but preserves the vaguely 60s — 70s retro pastiche of its original conception. it’s a lot of fun to stay here. a very quirky
the screen is a delightful place to stay in kyoto. the staff are beautiful in every sense, very foreigner user-friendly, and situated in a quirky little shi-shi
commisioned by j.m. barrie, the author of peter pan — the little boy who wouldn’t grow up, from sculptor george frampton in 1902, installed in kensington
the frank gehry designed summer pavilion for the serpentine gallary in london, last year, 2008, compare with the SANAA pavilion, a huge contrast
wrote about this area of tokyo while it was still in development, for FX magazine. check out the inattentive reader (the sister site of this