All About Japan

5 Seriously Stylish Sake Cups

A wonderful collection of sake cups using a variety of materials including wood, tin and gold!

Fishing-Culture Inspired Restaurant

Take a sneak peak inside the designs of Itoman Gyomin Shokudo, a restaurant in Okinawa inspired by local fishing culture.

Natural Disaster Survival Tube

This versatile emergency preparedness kit is smaller than a standard umbrella!

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!

Horrifyingly Cute Glass Hangers

Creepy Sadako, Kayako and Toshio are coming after you through your glass!

Walk Inside a Work of Art

'Oiwa Island 2' is an immersive painting created inside an inflatable vinyl dome that you can not only view, but walk into!

Monopoly Gets a Crafty Makeover

Learn about traditional Japanese crafts, toys and accessories all while trying to buy up as many products as possible in this version of Monopoly.

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!

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.

Japanese Art & Design Shows in New York

Check out some Japanese-inspired art and design this spring in New York.

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!

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.

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!

The Ultimate Group Tent

Enjoy your own personal space or chat it up in the communal meeting room in this outdoor tent!

A Humidifier with No Electricity Required

Keep your home humidified with this simple and eco-friendly humidifier that doesn't need an outlet to work.

The Umbrella that Looks Like a Salad Head

With your Vegetabrella out, don't think of it as rain—think of it as dressing!

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.

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!

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!

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!

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