Entries from 6月 2013

土曜日, 6月 29th, 2013

Robot Restaurant: It’s Mecha Fun

Reading time: About 3 minutes

Robot Restaurant: It’s Mecha Fun

Anyone looking for the Robot Restaurant in Kabukicho won’t be able to miss it. Even amongst the brash neon signs of Sakura-dori, it stands out with its blindingly sparkly signs proclaiming ROBOT RESTAURANT. Or you could just look for the dinosaur in front of the restaurant.
Contrary to its name, the Robot Restaurant is not [...]

土曜日, 6月 22nd, 2013

Architect vs Fashion in Tokyo talk interaction  Toyo Ito (Architect) x Naoki Takizawa (Fashion Designer)

Reading time: About 2 minutes

Architect vs Fashion in Tokyo talk interaction  Toyo Ito (Architect) x Naoki Takizawa (Fashion Designer)

Architect vs Fashion in Tokyo talk interaction
Toyo Ito (Architect) x Naoki Takizawa (Fashion Designer)
A discussion between two designers from different fields
The meaning and the future of DESIGN
When capturing the concept of design from different angles,
Will there be a shared awareness?
Will a new form of design emerge?
The two most successful designers
Interact for a golden moment
To discuss the meaning [...]

月曜日, 6月 17th, 2013

SAYSFARM

Reading time: About 3 minutes

SAYSFARM

Located in the woodlands overlooking Toyama Bay and the Tateyama Mountains is the “SAYSFARM” winery. Did you know that the city of Himi, famous for being one of Japan’s best fishing areas, produces wine as well? – I want to grow grapes for Himi wine, in Himi! – It was this thought that started the [...]

水曜日, 6月 12th, 2013

Hoshino Resort Shiroganeya

Reading time: About 4 minutes

Hoshino Resort Shiroganeya

The Shiroganeya ryokan, or Japanese inn, established in 1624, is renowned for its hospitality and traditional architecture. It is the oldest of the most traditional, well-established inns. As the oldest ryokan in Japan that still houses guests, Shiroganeya has been designated as a tangible cultural property. The Shiroganeya reopened its doors in 2005 in [...]