Mar 02 2006: Shortly after their TOKYO GOTH show at the Japan Fashion Week last year I had a short e-mail exchange with YAB-YUM designer Patrick Ryan
Feb 01 2004: You expect a very flashy person behind the cybertech fashion label FÖTUS, but Masahiro Saito (1958) is actually quite down-to-earth and almost shy
Nov 01 2003: Shoichi Aoki has brought Japanese street fashion to the eyes of the world.
Oct 28 2003: Takashi Murakami is often billed as the next Andy Warhol. Like the American pop art icon, he fuses high and low, pulling imagery from consumer culture to produce visually arresting, highly original work.
Sep 01 2003: Osaka artist Michi Kawao’s use of colors remind you of fluttering butterflies in the bright morning sun
Jun 01 2003: Takuya Sawada launched Takuya Angel to create something truly Japanese. He succeeded.
May 01 2003: Crescendo Time Lover is very easy to find on the streets of Osaka. Wherever they perform they tend to draw the largest crowds, even when nearby heavy metal bands all but drown them out.
The second part of this two part series focuses on the people at Design Festa 5 comments
The first part of this two part series focuses on the art at Design Festa 4 comments
Dorothy Vacance—one of Tokyo’s hidden gems—is offering really cute embroidered patches featuring traditional images of Japan 0 comments
One of Tokyo’s most important fashion and design exhibitions, rooms, took place again this week. JAPANESE STREETS picked a few favorites 2 comments
Last year, Israel’s famous Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art exhibited over 100 of JAPANESE STREETS photographs 4 comments