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The flower that blooms

Reading Time: 2 minutes Be inspired by dreamy paintings where humans and nature coexist by Japanese artist Miho Hirano. Her subjects appear unified with their environment. Striking elements of the paintings include hair flowing into flowering tree branches or strands of seaweed and adorned with goldfish, hummingbirds, and various insects. Each element carefully crafted that carries their own symbolic weight. […]

Delicious Lego Art

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Japanese LEGO creator has been tempting Lego fans with his tantalising LEGO-food creations. Going by the name Tary, he also builds Gundam robots and Star War characters, but it’s the food that’s led some to believe that Tary’s a Master Builder. There are only 40 Lego Master Builders worldwide, and each one is hand-picked […]

New Glitched Sculptures of Women Chiseled from Wood by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

Reading Time: 2 minutes Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki (previously) produces figurative sculptures with varying abnormalities and glitches, doubling the eyes on some works, while multiplying the heads on others to convey an impressive array of human emotion. Each piece, with sizes ranging from life-size to miniature, is first sketched directly onto a large section of camphor wood and then chiseled […]

MIKÔTO Japanese Cuisine

Reading Time: 2 minutes German based design companies, ADDA Studio and HOCHBURG Design recently created the corporate identity for Japanese restaurant, MIKÔTO. Everything about the branding is so simple and sophisticated. I’m sure their food is delicious but if the branding is anything to go by, I eat it all up in a second. Thinking you’d like to improve your brand? Have a look at […]