Category Archives: Japan

TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA – LIGHT YEARS AHEAD

Born in 1967. Established Tokujin Yoshioka Inc. in 2000. His works, which transcend the boundaries of product design, architecture, and exhibition installation, are highly evaluated also as art. At Milano Salone 2015, Tokujin is presenting new projects in collaboration with three leading Italian brands, Kartell, Glas Italia and MOROSO.     Kartell “PLANET ” ‘ PLANET ’ […]

MONDAY MORNING MERZBOW MOOD

MONDAY MORNING MERZBOW MOOD      

Sunday Night Listening..

Fushitsusha – (Double Live) (PSF, 1989)      

BORIS_FLOOD (LIVE)

BORIS_FLOOD (LIVE) Photos I took of Boris performing Flood in Melbourne 2013, followed by a (FLAC) recording of their 2012 Tokyo performance.

ACCORDING TO NATURE

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater “I think Wright learned the most important aspect of architecture, the treatment of space, from Japanese architecture. When I visited Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, I found that same sensibility of space. But there was the additional sounds of nature that appealed to me.” -Tadao Ando      

RETURN TO FORM

The following film is from the Dior archives, when John Galliano created this breathtaking HC collection,  SS2007. Malcolm Mclaren’s Madame Butterfly opens and closes the show, evoking a sense of nostalgia, fusing past and future. William Gibson comes to mind, in particular, Pattern Recognition, where he writes “The future is there… looking back at us. Trying […]

BLKMNS

BLACKMEANS A Fashionable Selby Film     Otskare Yujiro!    

SHIGERU BAN

 2014 PRITZKER PRIZE WINNER       Congratulations to Shigeru Ban for this achievement. Tom Pritzker, Chairman and President of The Hyatt Foundation, which sponsors the Pritzker Prize, said: “He is an outstanding architect who, for twenty years, has been responding with creativity and high quality design to extreme situations caused by devastating natural disasters. […]

SILENT CONTRADICTIONS//

SILENT CONTRADICTIONS UNDERCOVER SS14   The world used to be silent Now it has too many voices And the noises are constant distraction They multiply, intensify They will divert your attention from what’s convenient And forget to tell you about yourself We live in an age of many stimulations If you are focused, you are […]

MEMORY OF SPACE_TOKYO

MEMORY OF SPACE_TOKYO WOVEN LANDSCAPES PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES BY SIMONE LING