Bespectacled Rice Made by Farmers with Glasses
This product literally puts a face with a name!
Grab Hold of These Hanging Animal 'Furoshiki'
These fun, animal-print wrapping cloths can be used in a number of ways!
Inspirational Vintage Illustrations of Trains
Discover the many groundbreaking locomotive images by Japanese illustrator Koyata Yasui.
Treehouse Built Around 300-Year-Old Tree
A treehouse can be a sacred fortress for a kid, or even just a really fun piece of outdoor architecture for anyone who doesn't suffer from acrophobia. But if you plan to visit this treehouse, you'll have to make a reservation!
Photographing the Many Faces of Mount Fuji
Check out the many ways Mount Fuji photographers capture this glorious mountain!
En-Gi Green Furniture by Mono Goen
This charming furniture design isn't just a place to sit and read a story, it IS the story!
The Blue Pond in Hokkaido
High levels of aluminum hydroxide turn this Hokkaido pond an incredible shade of blue. If it looks familiar, you may recognize it from Apple's OS X Mountain Lion wallpaper!
Choreographing the Cosmos
This Japanese startup is working to create meteor showers on demand!
Garage Garden Designed by Landscape Artist
Home garages are often seen as an addition to a house, solely purposed to park a car. However, this unique landscape artist takes gardening one step further, by complimenting a homeowner's vehicle with his design!
100 Views of Tokyo
Embark on an artistic journey throughout Tokyo with Shinji Tsuchimochi's 100 illustrations!
Kokedama Ice Cream—Japan’s Next Big Dessert
Believe it or not, this delicious-looking dessert was inspired by moss balls!
Rainbow Contrails Created by Cloud Iridescence
It's not uncommon to see a rainbow in the sky after the rain, but it's definitely a rare and fascinating experience to spot one in the clouds!
Free Vitamins Offered to Fast-Food Eaters
A clever pop-up shop puts a new spin on nutrition awareness by giving away free vitamins to fast-food eaters.
The Latest Addition to Japan’s 'Art Islands'
This new hotel development will amplify your urge to visit the Setouchi Art Islands!
Artless Craft Tea & Coffee
Similar to a Japanese tea room, this café places less emphasis on design and more on high quality hand-roasted tea and coffee.
Flower Vases Made From Repurposed Wormy Wood
Wood is a subject of taste — from the beetles who enjoy eating it, to the designers who enjoy reusing it.
Delicious Lego Creations in Odaiba
Check out these Lego treats so tasty you'll wish you could eat them!
Temporary Tattoos Detect Soba Allergies
These temporary tattoos aren't just for show—they could actually save your life!
Gorgeous Fish Tank with Living Ferns Inside
Designer Haruka Misawa places an air bubble in a fish tank to stunning effect. It even helps feed the fish!
Takeda Castle Appears to Float in the Sky
Want to see a real castle in the sky? Look no further than Hyogo.