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Posts tagged with ‘japan’

  • Art in Remembrance of Tsunami Victims

    By admin on April 18, 2014
    The recent Tsunami in Sendai and the disaster in Fukushima rattled many of the local citizens and unfortunately many lives were lost. Artist Jeroen Bisscheroux’s artwork puts spectators right in the middle of the disaster. Currently on display in Japan and open daily for viewing, his 3D artwork is both mind blowing and thought provoking. Enjoy!
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  • Hermit Crab Shells Adorned with Architectural Cityscapes

    By Jessica Fisher on August 2, 2013
    In 2009 Aki Inomata, an artist from Japan, created plastic habitats for hermit crabs, titled “Why not hand over a shelter to hermit crabs?.” The shells were influenced by architectural cityscapes, including a parisian apartment, the NYC skyline and a Tokyo-style house. She had to be mindful of the well-being of the hermit crabs, so Inomata used a CT scanner, which […]
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  • National Flags Made From Food

    By Jessica Fisher on July 15, 2013
    Each delicious looking flag was created for the Sydney International Food Festival, made out of food associated with that individual country. This creative concept was designed by the advertising agency WHYBIN/TBWA, located in Sydney, Australia. Do you think these countries were represented properly? Enjoy! AUSTRALIA: Meat pie, sauce JAPAN: Tuna & rice ITALY: Basil, pasta, tomatoes INDONESIA: Spicy curries and rice (Sambal) […]
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  • Photojournalism: What The World Eats

    By admin on May 10, 2013
    What is your weekly grocery budget? Here is an interesting photojournalism project that may put things into perspective a little bit. Authors Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio joined families around the world for their dinnertime and grocery shopping routines. What they found was that families spend anywhere from five to five hundred dollars on a week’s worth of food. The diets […]
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  • 10 Abandoned Places Worth Seeing

    By admin on May 7, 2013
    All over the world, there are remnants of abandoned places. Various homes and ships seem like obvious abandoned destinations, but there are some more uncommon locations as well that are actually incredibly beautiful. We have compiled for you images of ten of the most beautiful abandoned places worth seeing across the globe below! What they once were may surprise you. […]
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  • Imitation Food Jewelry Collection

    By Jessica Fisher on April 11, 2013
    Fake Food Hatanaka is giving a new meaning to ‘playing with your food,’ in this case, wearing your food. Located in Saitama, Japan, Hatanaka creates jewelry out of imitation food that is high quality and professionally made. The jewelry line includes an assortment of earrings, like pizza, flan and peppers, bacon ribbon headbands, carbonara hair clips, and fruit salad necklaces. […]
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  • Graphics Gone Wild

    By SP on February 7, 2013
    Bold stripes and prints gone wild in this editorial featuring Hanne Gaby Odiele and Juliana Schurig for Vogue Japan March 2013 issue. Styled by the daring Anna Dello Russo. Enjoy…xx
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  • The Most Beautiful Garden; Japanese Wisteria Tunnel

    By SP on July 23, 2012
    Came across these beautiful photos (not paintings) of the Wisteria Tunnel. This spot is at the Kawachi Fuji Gardens, located in Kitakyushu, Japan. It’s looks so amazing and peaceful. Like something out of a novel. Enjoy…xx  
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  • iMeshi Japanese Food iPhone Cases

    By SP on July 13, 2011
    Gosh, we love discovering fun and playful items. We especially love things like this on days when we have our heads buried with work and then we come across ‘Delicious’ iMeshi’s Japanese Food cases for iPhone 4. Haha. The cases are made by Japan’s strapya for about and they retail for $50 – Can be purchased here. Enjoy.. xo
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  • Bottega Veneta Keychain To Benefit Japanese Red Cross

    By SP on June 7, 2011
    Happy to see that we have not forgotten about Japan and the tragedy. The fashion industry has been working hard and designing items to benefit Japanese Red Cross. The latest is this keychain designed by Bottega Veneta’s creative director, Tomas Maier. It will be sold in Bottega Veneta stores around the world and on bottegaveneta.com starting June 12. All profits […]
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