Monthly Archives: April, 2014

Her Storytelling Style

“Electric wires and neon glittering places in Tokyo have inspired me long time.” Tokyo artist Misuzu Oyama clearly shows her deep love to her homebase. It’s always interesting to hear … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tokyo and Her Spirit

She, as a thriver in Tokyo, conveys a powerful sense of city and tells how she’s developed a strong personal taste with her bold-elegant work. The Japan-native designer Maiko Kurogouchi … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

With visual and verbal cues

Luckily, I had a conversation with Naoto Kitamura, one of the busiest artists in Japan at the moment, when he was in Tokyo the other day for his pop-up store … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment


“Scary-cuuute!” This is how I choose to describe ZAORICK, the accessory brand designed and handmade by Yuka Taniwaki. Since the launch of the brand in 2006, her signature use of … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

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