Get Your Hands on a Strong, Stylish Steel Case
Protect your goods in a fashionable way with this new brand of steel carrying cases!
High-End Design on an Ikea Budget
Japanese architect Takayoshi Kitagawa renovated his parents' Osaka apartment using Ikea furniture in a unique and interesting way that was inspired by duct tape!
Matto's 'Tokyo Storefront' Illustrations
Mateusz Urbanowicz is a Polish artist making his living here in Japan as an animator and artist. And when he's not working on hit films, like "Your Name," he's working on his own projects. One cool example are these fascinating Tokyo storefront drawings!
The Best of Valentine’s Day Shopping in 2017
Valentine's Day is one of the biggest holidays in Japan and it's so important to make sure you get the right gift for your sweetheart. Read on if you need some ideas on the perfect present.
2 Sparkly Exhibitions Are Shining in Tokyo
If you happen to admire sparkly, shiny objects, and you live in Tokyo, you’re in luck thanks to these two exquisite exhibitions!
Kaikado Is Serving up Style (& Tea) in Kyoto
Read on to learn about this Kyoto building's dramatic transformation from an abandoned government building to a stylish café and creative space.
Artist Imagines Fruits & Veggies in the Future
A Japanese art student used his senior thesis to show off 10 different fruits and vegetables in cylindrical form, each consistent to its original size, to make a bold statement about the future of food.
A New Approach to Flower Arrangement
Artist Anju Miyawaki has a new and unique way to create "ikebana," the Japanese art of flower arranging, with her exhibition titled "Flat Ikebana."
Mechanical Pencil Lead Sculptures Defy the Eye
Simply titled "Lines," this series of minimal, geometric sculptures created by art student Maho Takahashi only uses two materials, lead and paper, to create three-dimensional shapes along with two-dimension lines.
The Sleeping Taxi Drivers of Tokyo
Head into any Japanese city are you're sure to see people sleeping in public: on trains, park benches and even in their cars. One photographer visiting Japan was amazed by taxi drivers sleeping in their cabs and decided to capture the dreamers on film.
Kyoto's Gold Pavillion Glitters in the Snow
Heavy snowfall transforms Kyoto's most popular landmarks, like Kinkakuji and Fushimi Inari-Taisha, into wintry wonderlands!
Drip, Drip, Drip Goes the Green Tea
Calling itself the world’s first hand-drip green tea shop, Tokyo Saryo is now open for business in Tokyo.
The Only New Year's Postcard You'll Ever Need
Japanese artist Feebee has created an 'ukiyo-e' woodblock print of an imaginary beast combining all 12 zodiac animals. Doesn't matter if it's the Year of the Rooster, Horse or Dragon, you can always send this print for the New Year!
Start the Year off Right at This Zen Garden
Get a little balance and peace in your life by making Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens in Hiroshima one of your top destinations of 2017.
Following in the Footsteps of Matsuo Basho
While it didn't take 156 days, our friend Johnny at Spoon & Tamago headed to Yamagata Prefecture to see the world through Japanese poet Matsuo Basho's eyes.
From Silver Mine to Hot Spring Village
Learn why people are flocking from all over Japan to this former mining town, from the relaxing hot springs to the feeling of ancient Japan.
Elements of Nature Encapsulated in Resin
Bring nature into your home in a clear and decorative way with stylish Sola Cubes.
A New Form of Polygonal Art
Driftwood, stems and branches. They’re all around us but so easily overlooked. However, designer Norihiko Terayama’s latest series of sculptures offers different way of seeing these otherwise ordinary objects of nature.
The Wintry Elegance of Kawase Woodblock Prints
If you can't make it out to Ronin Gallery in New York, we've got a preview here of the Japanese woodblock prints on exhibit there created by Hasui Kawase.
Spoon & Tamago’s Most Popular Products of 2016
Spoon & Tamago brings you all the hot concepts and innovations from around Japan, and some of them you can even own!