All About Japan

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!

Moisturize Your Skin from Ghibli-Themed Tins

Beautifully adorned tins featuring some of the studio’s beloved anime characters are being made for a limited time.

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!

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!

Introducing the Ultimate Gaming Chair!

Ever gamed for too long only to have your back suffer? No worries—this chair's got your back... er, front!

A Beautiful Blend of Japanese Artistry

One skilled Japanese artist creates intricate cut-paper origami cranes that are so finely detailed, you'll have to see it to believe it.

This Map Just Might Change the World

This map of the world, which shows the globe more accurately as it is in 2016, just won Japan’s prestigious Design Award.

Mouthwatering Miniature Models

These miniature models of Japanese food have us craving the real McCoy!

House of Light is an Absolute Delight

With an “outside-in” room and a bath lit by fiber optics, this incredible complex, designed by internationally renowned artist James Turrell, is one of Japan’s most unique places to stay.

Glean the Secrets of Japanese Interior Design

Create harmony at home with these key Japanese interior design elements.

Elements of Nature Encapsulated in Resin

Bring nature into your home in a clear and decorative way with stylish Sola Cubes.

Get Your Hands on a Strong, Stylish Steel Case

Protect your goods in a fashionable way with this new brand of steel carrying cases!

Legendary Art Director Turns a Bank into a Bar

Shuttered in 1945, the Kamakura Bank's legacy lived on as the building miraculously survived the war, as well Japan’s penchant for scrapping and building. And now, it's serving up drinks along with history.

Get Creative with 5 Cool 'Irasuto-Pan' Recipes

Want to add a bit of character to your home-baked breads? Try out these 'irasuto-pan' recipes and create cuteness from crust to core.

A Sweet Mixture of Chocolate & Kimono Design

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we know we’ll be seeing some amazing chocolates in the coming weeks. But these simply took our breath away!

Peeling Back the Surface of Robot Geisha

MythBusters' Adam Savage explores Ghost in the Shell’s coolest practical effects at Weta Workshop.

Up Your Origami Game with Laser-Cut Paper

Laser-cut paper combines 'kirigami' and 'origami' art forms into one beautiful creation.

Kanpai with Kitty Cat Sake Cups

Let adorable traditional 'ukiyo-e' cat art add to your drinking pleasure with these Japanese sake cups featuring stylized kitties!

These Shoes Aren't Made for Walking

From the shoes to the laces, along with shoehorns and bottles of polish, everything in this range is made from sweet chocolate.

Samurai Signs Teach Bathing Etiquette & More

Trying to navigate your way through the myriad rules in Japan? These signs are hilariously informative!

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