Louis Vuitton's Water Design Shimmers in Ginza
Check out the awesome new storefront awaiting you at Ginza's Louis Vuitton.
Ancient Ukiyo-e Battle Comes to Life
The "Folding Screen of Painted Sekigahara Landscapes" is welcoming visitors to Japan with an animated look at one of the nation's biggest battles.
Artist Onogawa's 1-Centimeter-Wide Origami
Naoki Onogawa is sending up a tribute to the survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami with his incredibly tiny origami prayer cranes.
Salt Used to Create Stunning Sakura Artwork
Artist Motoi Yamamoto's latest work is a moving tribute to his family, the fallen petals in his life.
The World's First Disposable Paper Razor
One company is doing its part in reducing its use of single-use plastics with a completely disposable paper razor.
Setouchi Brewery Is Representing Regionality
The newly established Setouchi Brewery is using local ingredients to create beverages that are directly inspired by the unique climate of the area.
Haruki Murakami & Uniqlo's Very Unique Collabo
One of Japan's most prolific authors has something new for fans: a collaboration with Uniqlo!
Memorializing March 11 Victims in Mandala Art
Artist Yuri Shimojo turned a way to deal with the pain of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami into peace-filled art with her "Memonto Mori" series of mandala-like paintings.
Book Designs for Ishiguro's New Novel Released
We've got the scoop on prolific author Kazuo Ishiguro's latest book cover designs. But why are they so dramatically different?
Moody Kiri-e Work from Musashino Arts Student
Musashino Arts University student Ayaka Chigira created this masterpiece by only cutting pieces from a single piece of paper!
Colorful Couture Inspired by Jomon-Era Pottery
A fashion student is representing traditional Japanese pottery with his haute couture dressed that share more than a passing resemblance to ancient Jomon design.
Art Student Turns Polished Stones into Sushi
Mistake these rocks for raw fish and you'll likely lose more than your appetite!
Japanese Onomatopoeia: There's a Word for That
Get help learning Japanese onomatopoeia with the help of 100 international illustrators in one remarkable little book.
Mural Highlights Japan's Bond with Germany
In celebration of the long-standing ties between Japan and Germany, TokyoDex has curated an 80-meter mural along the German Embassy's Tokyo walls.
Taro Award Winner Is Youngest Ever at 17
The incredibly bold paintings of Chifu Onishi took home the Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art, making her the youngest recipient of the prestigious award.
250+ Free Pictograms All About Life in Japan
Graphic designer Kenya Hara and Nippon Design Center have created over 250 pictograms supporting tourism visually. And you can get them for free!
Special Starbucks Mugs Showcase Local Artisans
Starbucks Japan has a series of tumblers and coffee mugs that highlight the splendor of local pottery, and our friends at Spoon & Tamago have compiled some of their favorites.
Combini-Bodega Concept Restaurant in Harajuku
A new experimental restaurant in Harajuku is looking to combine the communal experience of a Japanese convenience store with that of a Bronx bodega.
These Traditional Dolls Are Earthquake Ready
As one kokeshi doll workshop's owners began cleaning up their shop, a flash of genius stuck them: why not equip their topple-prone traditional dolls with lights that can be used in case of future earthquakes?
Photographer's Creative Urban Building Cutouts
Photographer Ken Ohyama is highlighting his passion for urban environments with these cool cutouts of buildings across the country.