Kitties That Won't Make a Mess on Your Desk
Aching for feline companionship, but have little living space? You can now buy these cute, palm-sized organizers.
'Kanpai' with Gundam Sake Cups
Why settle for a regular ceramic sake cups when you can sip from the head of a Gundam robot?
Beautifully Crafted 'Sakura' Glasses
With a bit of condensation, these gorgeous glasses will leave a 'sakura' outline wherever you choose to set your glass.
Take Your Shelves on the Plane
Japanese furniture designer creates 'tansu' luggage, innovating a unique and yet somehow traditional approach to travel.
Architect Aims to Reclaim Neighborhood Beauty
K8 is an amazing eight-leveled Kyoto bar that's looking to reclaim the lost beauty of its neighborhood with its stylish wooden exterior and minimalist interior.
Palm-Sized Japanese Buildings & Furniture
Smaller than a thumbnail, but with tons of detail, these miniature dioramas would be perfect for Ghibli's Arrietty!
Japanese Sake Designed for Overseas Audiences
In a quest to appeal to foreign markets, some Japanese brewers have sought out an interesting solution! Instead of changing the tastes of their sake, they're instead looking to redesign our perceptions of it!
This Is One Cat That Won't Make a Mess
Looks like the cat's out of the bag for this adorable purse organizer.
Masashi Wakui's Vibrant Photographs of Tokyo
Highlighting Tokyo's vivid use of neon lighting, Masashi Wakui's photographs provide a breathtaking anime-style view of Tokyo life!
The Wonder 500™ Takes New York City
A truly 'wondrous' exhibition in the Big Apple!
Hello Kitty Mini Cruisers
We couldn't imagine a better Hello Kitty souvenir from Japan than these tiny cars—except maybe a life-sized one.
7 Toy Winners of the Good Design Award
Take a look at seven extraordinary award-winning toys that deserved design certification.
7 Cool Sake-Inspired T-Shirts
Want to show your appreciation for sake and its history? Then tell everybody about it with these fantastic sake-inspired T-shirts!
Tokyo Temple Renovated in Minimalist Concrete
An old, dilapidated temple in Tokyo looks to architect Satoru Harota for a modern makeover.
Mile-High Tower Proposed for Tokyo Bay in 2045
Global architecture firm KPF has proposed “Next Tokyo,” a vision for Tokyo in the year 2045 when a mile-high tower and eco-city floats on Tokyo Bay.
Innovations in Japan Blue
'Ai' indigo dye, known as Japan Blue, has been in use since the year 1500, with new applications continuously being innovated over time.
Tools with a Happy Twist
Yuma Kano wants to cover the world with smiley-faced screws.
This Company Certainly has a Green Thumb!
Temporary staffing company Pasona Group is giving a whole new meaning to the term 'green business.'
An Inside Look into Japanese Graphic Design
Ever wonder what makes a Japanese poster so... Japanese? Here are 10 techniques observed by the graphic design world that typify Japanese style.
MOMA Exhibition Highlights Japanese Architect
This exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art presents a survey of Toyo Ito's architectural production since 2000.