kendama has become more and more popular around the world! the traditional japanese game is really starting to become a favorite of many young boys and girls. here in denmark (were i´m writing this) it was voted best “new” toy last year.
and now the japanese are taking this traditional toy and making it even more likeable to the iphone generation… check it out the apple kendama
a new challange to the kendama boys and girls…
get your own from
wow and marc newson is behind this project, that will exhibit from tomorrow in tokyo…
we´re back in tohoku and again very traditional and super nice japanese beauty, yet absolutely modern. this is a contemporary designed japanese samurai sword. how about that!
in japanese aikuchi means a katana without tsuba. which means it is not intended for battle but an object of beauty and for some a charm.
our really good friends, the incredibly inspiring guys from the inoue brothers made this cool ass video… the tohoku region of Japan was devastated after the earthquake and tsunami 3 years ago. the video introduces us to a few of the regions brilliant artisans. seriously check it out
and remember – style can´t be mass-produced
to check out more about the inoue brothers
Japanese design is a lot of things.
A company like terada mokei is just classic Japaneseness. Small paper figures to cut out
dogesa – appologizing on hands & knees while bowing your head to the floor. Very Japanese 😉
There are many different figures to cut out and to create your own universe.
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JapaneseDesign just took off. we´ll start off with a classic, Noguchis lamps are a favorite of ours! here is Akari 1AG