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Atelier oï exhibition @ AXIS gallery, Roppongi, Tokyo

 Atelier oï, design group based on Swiss, has exhibited their concepts and works at AXIS gallery in autumn 2016. This time, I am going to introduce them and their works. Sponsored link 1. Who are they, Atelier oï? They have collaborated with a famous brands such as Artemide, Danese, Driade, Louis Vuitton, Moroso, USM, Venini, Vistosi, Zanotta in Salone del mobile Milano. They started their architect and design office in 1991 in La Nouvelle in Swiss. Their works are various from architecture, interior, furniture and scenic art and so on. Founding members are…

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Asia Japan Product 

Business Card Case made of Japanese paper designed by Naoto Fukasawa

↓Hello. Today, I would like to introduce a special business card case. This one is made of Japanese paper, designed by Naoto Fukasawa, who is one of the most famous Japanese product designer. Sponsored link Brand story : SIWA(紙和) SIWA (紙和) is a Japanese paper brand in Yamanashi prefecture. SIWA has double meaning actually. SIWA is opposite way of reading “WA-SI” which means Japanese paper, in Japanese. And “SI-WA(皺)” means a kind of texture or finishing which is created by Japanese paper, like a crease. In that sense, this brand…

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Asia Food Japan 

Sushi in Tokyo?? Yes, but how about reasonable “Izakaya”, Japanese bar?

What do you want to eat in Tokyo? Probably you will say, “Sushi”, “Tempura”, or “Sashimi”. Probably you will try to find the best sushi shop in Tokyo, or the most reasonable sushi restaurant in Tokyo. That is one of great choices, of course. But, here, I would daringly recommend you other place than sushi shop, which is called “Izakaya(居酒屋)”. Sponsored link What is Izakaya(居酒屋)?? Izakaya is a Japanese syle bar, so called. Here, you can eat different types of foods and drinks. Typically, sashimi and sake. However, you will…

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Art Asia Japan 


Ciao! Do you know Ibaraki prefecture in Japan? Maybe you don’t know. I know that. People outside of Japan usually know only Tokyo and Kyoto. However, this time I daringly want to speak about this unknown prefecture, which name is Ibaraki. Why??? Because there is a huge art event in this prefecture which you should go or should know at least! This event is called “KENPOKU ART 2016”. Where is Ibaraki prefecture? Ibaraki prefecture is located in east part of Japan. You can access there 2 and half hours from…

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