Get Your Hands on 'Twilight at Nihonbashi'
Learn how you can score one of these cool, ukiyo-e-inspired photos that are great as phone wallpapers.
Shinjuku Station's New Permanent Installation
Artist Tomokazu Matsuyama is the talent responsible for the new artwork adorning Shinjuku Station.
Smoking Area Artwork for Social Distancing
Officials of Tokyo’s Shinagawa Ward have come up with an artistic way to urge smokers to maintain social distancing.
Tadao Ando Livens Shibuya with Toilet Project
Famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando shows off his circular submission to the Tokyo Toilet project.
Artist Uses Fruits & Vegetables for Carvings
Sometimes it's okay to play with your food. Especially if you're Kyoto-based artist Tomoko Sato.
Enliven Your Senses with Scented Paints
For all those who took up painting as a therapeutic way to pass the pandemic, now you can take it up a notch with scented paints called Kanogu.
Marvel at These Unique Satsuma Kiriko Glasses
Sculptural satsuma kiriko glasses are a rare find these days. But, here's your chance to own a piece or two.
Old Village Station Now Cool Art Installation
Check out this new art installation that's recently revitalized the Aomori village of Inakadate.
Photographer's Creative Urban Building Cutouts
Photographer Ken Ohyama is highlighting his passion for urban environments with these cool cutouts of buildings across the country.
Tree Rubbings of Artist Stranded in NYC
When the pandemic hit, Japanese artist Keiko Miyamori found herself stuck in New York, missing exhibitions in Japan. As a way to keep her spirits strong, she created tree rubbings, placing them in charming glass boxes. Check out the fruits of her labors.
Ukiyo-e Couple Show Ancient Art of Sleeping In
Turns out Japanese folks were hitting the snooze button before electronic clocks even existed. How? By getting roosters drunk!
Ceramics Workshop Designed by Kengo Kuma
Star architect Kengo Kuma puts his signature stamp on yet another building with this ceramics museum and workshop in Komatsu.
Journey to Your Winter Wonderland via Catbus
We were blown away by this anime snow builder's renditions of Totoro's Catbus and other fan favorites.
Get Your Hands on the Ultimate Hand-Drawn Maze
The artist called Papa has once again picked up his pen in an attempt to outdo himself, creating one of the most challenging yet beautiful mazes we've seen.
Marvel at the Art of Long Exposure Photographs
Japanese artist Tokihiro Sato has been mastering the art of long exposure photography, and Spoon & Tamago has collected some of his coolest moments.
These Traditional Dolls Are Earthquake Ready
As one kokeshi doll workshop's owners began cleaning up their shop, a flash of genius stuck them: why not equip their topple-prone traditional dolls with lights that can be used in case of future earthquakes?
Eerie Long-Exposure Photographs of Torii
In 2019, German photographer Ronny Behnert traveled around Japan visiting various torii gates. And while everyone who visits Japan surely has countless torii pictures, his long-exposure photos are like something from another world.
Japan’s Ancient Art Exhibit in Tokyo
This exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum features artwork from the mid-1600s through the early 1900s, with representations of Japan's transition through the ages.
Eye-Catching Pieces from ArtKyoto 2020
ArtKyoto is back and we've got the scoop on some of the coolest artworks on exhibit this year.
Yokoo's Contemporary Misaligned Ukiyo-e Prints
Tadanori Yokoo celebrates the common problem of woodblock misalignment in a new series.