Social Media Motivates Paper Cutting Artist
Social media is motivating a paper cutting artist to continue creating incredibly intricate works of art out of a single piece of paper.
Japanese Illustrator Brings Streets to Life
Masashi Shimakawa is a Japanese illustrator who uses his unique style to capture the everyday beauty of Japanese streets.
Eerily Awesome Post-Apocalyptic Art of Tokyo
Japanese illustrator Tokyo Genso has created CG illustrations that show an otherworldly, eerily beautiful Tokyo reclaimed by nature in a post-apocalyptic setting.
Watch as Sea Life Pulsates in New Short Video
This new work from Japanese animator Eugene is a beautiful short video of the undulating world of underwater sea life.
Autumnal Illustrations of Greater Tokyo
Japanese artist Ryo Takemasa has created a series of heartwarming illustrations capturing the beauty of fall in western Tokyo.
Incredible Laser-Cut Ukiyo-e
One Japanese artist is creating incredible looking traditional ukiyo-e prints using modern technology.
Incredible Ballpoint Pen illustrations
Japanese illustrator Manabu Endo has created meticulously detailed ballpoint pen pieces that evoke the traditional aesthetics of Japanese hanging scrolls.
Food or Art? Flower Desserts Too Pretty to Eat
Hana no Babaroa makes beautiful Bavarian cream desserts that are works of art. These gelatin cakes are made with edible flowers and gold leaf, making them almost too pretty to eat.
Usual Landscapes Painted on Unusual Canvases
Working with acrylics, painter Daisuke Samejima uses irregular canvases to paint realistic yet regular scenes of the Japanese suburban life.
Get Artsy at This Gorgeous Art Retreat Garden
Found at the foot of the Nasu Mountains just north of Tokyo is Art Biotop, an art retreat offering classes in pottery and glass-blowing along with spa treatments. But a major highlight is the water garden created by master architect Junya Ishigami.
Whimsical Japanese Wood Carvings
These incredible sculptures by Tokyo-based artist Moe Nakamura are all carved from a single block of wood!
Keep Your Eyes Peeled for These New Poké Lids
Pokémon have been popping up all over Japan in the craziest of places—below us!
Paper Relief Images Capture the Glory of Tokyo
"Farewell My Tokyo," by designer Megumi Takami, sets out to preserve the essence of Tokyo's architecture and landmarks, cut from paper in captivating detail.
Ridiculously Colorful Retro-Inspired Art
Japanese illustrator Kyoko Nakamura combines digital tools and analog materials to create art that blends old and new.
Miniature Storefronts Preserving Tokyo's Past
There’s a certain allure to Tokyo’s storefronts–the colors, the textures, the urban decay–that have inspired many artists and designers. That includes Stockholm-based designer Christopher Robin, who created these marvelous scaled-down Tokyo storefronts.
TeamLab Transforms an Abandoned Bath House
The latest installation from Japan's digital art collective TeamLab sees incredible megaliths rising around a once-abandoned bathhouse.
The Prettiest Beach You've Never Heard Of
Hidden away in Kochi Prefecture is a truly unusual museum. The Sunabi Museum is a stretch of beach so beautiful that it is considered a natural art gallery by the locals!
An Avant Garde Twist on Traditional Culture
Two Japanese artists have been making humorous art that subverts Japanese traditions for an astounding 25 years!
Retro Maintenance Train Illustrations
The work of this Japanese illustrator focuses on Japan's unseen maintenance trains, which only work at night after regular service is finished.
Eerie, Abstract Japanese Portraits
Japanese artist Teppei Takeda creates otherworldly portraits that are composed of intense, gestural brushstrokes.