okura

  hotel oku­ra just added some gal­leries to my pho­tog­ra­phy web­site monoc­u­la  In may 2015 I had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to vis­it the Hotel Oku­ra locat­ed in cen­tral Tokyo and direct­ly across the road … more…

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teapot

  yoshi­haru fuwa lead­ing design­er of japan­ese kitchen­ware, specif­i­cal­ly ket­tles and teapots , who passed away today aged 72.

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japanese package design (I)

i was recent­ly sent  a par­cel of good­ies from japan… hel­lo kit­ty is often used as a food or con­fec­tionary relat­ed mar­ket­ing tool, but how does she eat? she has no mouth.

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issey miyake

issey miyake 3the mas­ter of japan­ese cou­ture, issey miyake, shows that the brand still has what it takes to explore new ter­ri­to­ry in fash­ion, with the lat­est ground-break­ing future beau­ty col­lec­tion. more later.

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riba gold medal

david chip­per­field is the 2011 recip­i­ent of the riba gold medal. as archi­tec­ture week has it, chip­per­field occu­pies a unique posi­tion as an inter­na­tion­al, even glob­al prac­ti­tion­er who is no … more…

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