Japanese Art & Design Shows in New York
Check out some Japanese-inspired art and design this spring in New York.
Horrifyingly Cute Glass Hangers
Creepy Sadako, Kayako and Toshio are coming after you through your glass!
The Latest Addition to Japan’s 'Art Islands'
This new hotel development will amplify your urge to visit the Setouchi Art Islands!
5 Seriously Stylish Sake Cups
A wonderful collection of sake cups using a variety of materials including wood, tin and gold!
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.
Cones of Light Create Abstract Trees
Take a look at how this Japanese architect stages an immersive installation made up primarily of light for an interactive forest experience!
A Select Shop in a Basement Parking Garage
Interested in a new shopping experience? Then visit Tokyo’s hippest new select shop located in a basement parking garage!
7 Japanese Gadgets You Can't Live Without!
During your stay you may come in contact with these seven gadgets that help make life in Japan a little bit easier. But as soon as you leave, you'll be wishing you had one at home, too!
The Umbrella that Looks Like a Salad Head
With your Vegetabrella out, don't think of it as rain—think of it as dressing!
Elongated Market Inspired by Traditional Halls
The 'engawa' is a hallway, often likened to a veranda, that's part of traditional Japanese homes. Mimicking this feature, Stage Engawa opened in Sanjo City, Niigata, hoping to inspire a community space where locals can come and go as they please.
Fishing-Culture Inspired Restaurant
Take a sneak peak inside the designs of Itoman Gyomin Shokudo, a restaurant in Okinawa inspired by local fishing culture.
Seek Shelter Under this 'Foliage Umbrella'
Rain or shine, this is the perfect umbrella for whatever the weather.
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!
Keeping You Cool While Being Cute
This adorable seal is storing some secrets in its belly!
How About a Dome House?
While Japanese builders have had more than a millennium of practice in designing earthquake-resistant structures, the dome house presents a new option—using an unlikely building material.
Wall Art Doubles as a Light-Emitting Lantern
Is it a lantern? Is it a photo of a lantern? Is it wall art? Well, it’s all of the above. And it’s the latest innovation from the mind-bending design duo YOY!
These Kimono Sashes Are Out of This World!
From lounging felines to deep space imagery, this traditional Japanese clothing retailer is bound to have the perfect 'obi' for you!
Molecular Structure of Glass, Done in Glass
A Japanese design firm has recreated the molecular structure of glass—magnified one billion times—out of 5,000 pieces of glass.
Logo Designs Revealed for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Now's your chance to voice your opinion on the designs that have been shortlisted to represent Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games!
Natural Disaster Survival Tube
This versatile emergency preparedness kit is smaller than a standard umbrella!