Soy Sauce Dishes Create 3-D Optical Illusions
With just a splash of soy sauce, Soy Shapes allow seemingly normal dishes to be rendered into M.C. Escher-style three-dimensional optical illusions.
A Darker Version of 'The Little Mermaid'
Brought to life by legendary artist Yayoi Kusama, this collaboration brilliantly illustrates the original Hans Christian Andersen classic.
The Perfect Rentable Guesthouse in Uji
If you’re planning a trip to Kyoto or Uji, this guesthouse is worth checking out!
Japanese Portable Record Players Exhibition
These Japanese gadgets might be outdated, but they're definitely not forgotten!
What Would Cities Look Like “Tokyo-ized”!
What would your city look like if it became a sister city of Tokyo?!
Puddle: A Home Designed to Let in Rainwater
One family in Japan saw rainwater not as an unwanted intruder, but simply a part of life that, when controlled, can bring you and your home in tune with nature.
The Kumamoto Castle Reconstruction Efforts
Take a look at some photos from the reconstruction efforts for one of the most time-sensitive projects: restoring the Iidamaru Gokai Yagura, a five-story guard tower that was at risk of imminent collapse.
The Aritayaki Wristwatch
Japanese and Swiss craftsmanship come together to create the beautiful Aritayaki wristwatch.
Outsu House: An Ode to Comfiness
A familyin Japan makes “comfy house” the keyword for the design of their new home.
Surreal Acrylic Paintings of Animals as Bonsai
Check out these mosaic acrylic paintings by Japanese artist Takumi Kama.
Walk upon the Tracks in Log Road Daikanyama
Visit Log Road Daikanyama, an elongated charming space that once had train tracks running through it.
Surreal Levitating Air Bonsai Now Available
Bring a bit of nature and serenity into your home with these floating bonsai.
Painted Imaginary Camouflaged Leaf Insects
To avoid becoming prey, leaf insects use mimicry to blend into their surroundings. But what happens when the insect's natural environment has been completely destroyed?
San Grams: A Third-Wave Green Tea Shop & Café
The third-wave green tea movement is taking root right in the heart of Japan’s green tea industry.
Magical Photographs of Fireflies in Japan
When summer comes along, we look forward to different things. Some of us head to the beach, others to the mountains for camping. But for a select group of photographers in Japan, summer signals the arrival of fireflies and the hunt for the perfect shot!
Otherworldly Transformation of Simple Ceramics
This ceramic artist takes utilitarian vessels and transforms them into otherworldly objects.
Perfectly Equipped Tablecloth for Craft Fairs
Check out this tablecloth specifically designed for fair booths, and how it makes all the difference in staying organized!
Ghibli Celebrates 30 Years of Filmmaking
Studio Ghibli celebrates 30 years of filmmaking with a Roppongi exhibition filled with tons of memorabilia, Ghibli-themed food and limited-edition toys!
Light up the Night with These Paper Lanterns
From the creative design team of Yuruliku comes the 'Washi Torch', a paper pendant lamp inspired by the streets of Mino.
Umi Hashi: Chopsticks Made from Ocean Plastic
See how this graduate turns ocean waist into useful tools for eating!