Japanese Aesthetic

February 23, 2011

Japan’s Fashion Subcultures

From Gothic Lolitas to French maids, Japan’s incredible fashion evolution is now being led by its young females.

January 11, 2011

Architecture for Autism?

A Tokyo-based architect’s unique initiative for children might provide hope through a ‘primitive future’ style.

December 27, 2010

Sapporo, Japan: Worth a Visit

This often forgotten Japanese city to the north is surprisingly modern, friendly and design-savvy — and well worth a visit.

November 15, 2010

Japan’s Future Look

With new challenges ahead, will the country’s landscape be able to hold onto its distinctively ‘Japanese’ look?

November 12, 2010

What is ‘Japaneseness’?

What does it mean to say that a building or a piece of culture is Japanese? Defining ‘Japaneseness’ is no easy feat.

November 09, 2010

Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony

Japan’s landscape is often seen as one made up of numerous conflicting elements. Is this really the case?

November 08, 2010

One-of-a-Kind Japan

What makes Japan’s landscape unique? The answer may lie in its centuries-old traditions and eccentric cities.

November 05, 2010

Japan’s Streets and Gardens

What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart? A closer look at its streets and gardens reveals some clues.

The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
November 01, 2010

The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’

What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart—and helps make it a popular destination for visitors?

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