All About Japan

Glean the Secrets of Japanese Interior Design

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

Elements of Nature Encapsulated in Resin

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

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!

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!

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!

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.

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!

7 Nifty Knick-Knacks to Keep Around the House

Once again, Japan’s ¥100 shops prove that they're truly on the next level.

Infographic Depicts Evolution of Technology

Designer Eisuke Tachikawa presents the evolution of technology as one, astounding, real-life infographic that visually lays out over 100 objects that have been integrated into the iPhone.

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.

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.

Put Your Phone to Rest on a Mini Futon

Not only does this tiny futon hold your smartphone, but it's even bestowed with blessings from the priests at Tokyo’s Anazawaten Shrine.

Incredible Rolled Newspaper Animal Sculptures

Inspired by her encounter with a rhino in Africa, artist Chie Hitotsuyama creates amazingly lifelike sculptures of animals—out of newspaper!

Every Animator's Dream Desk

This DIY project by a Japanese animator is complete with an embedded graphics tablet!

Mashikaku: Japan’s Edo-Era Typography Returns

In Edo-era Japan, several lettering styles known as 'Edomoji' were invented for advertising purposes. One design team wants to bring these characters back.

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.

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