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Michiaki Mochizuki | Studio Visit

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

One of our biggest blessings came in the form of a gift from our friend Noriyasu for our wedding in 2016. He had given us an original framed painting –…

Conte | From Factory to Home

Conte | From Factory to Home

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

With more time spent at home we’ve begun to truly appreciate the preparation tools that perform well in the kitchen with no fuss. Makanai by Conte, the multi-use series of…

James Turrell’s House of Light

James Turrell’s House of Light

Written by Stevenson Aung

We felt now is as good a time as any to dig a bit deeper into our archives to find comfort in some of the inspiring sites from our travels…

Makoto Koizumi | Studio Visit

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Our love for Makoto Koizumi comes from a place of respect, a heavy admiration of his works that embody every aspect of what we consider good design. We’ve been communicating…

Explorations on Mount Takao | A Day Trip from Tokyo

Explorations on Mount Takao | A Day Trip from Tokyo

Written by The Team

We often get asked about lesser known activities to do in Japan. The list is never-ending, but we thought this trip to an unusual museum, Takao 599 Museum, in the…

Edge of Light | Works in White at Dia: Beacon

Written by The Team

On a cold day in late winter, we took the Metro North to one of our favorite museums Dia: Beacon, to see the exhibition of Robert Ryman’s work and honor…

Takayoshi Narita of Studio Tint | Studio Visit

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

We have an exhibition coming up with Takayoshi Narita of Studio Tint – a rare kind of artisan, his mastery in wrought-iron is practically a dying art. For this reason…

A Day in the Life of Masanobu Ando

A Day in the Life of Masanobu Ando

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

There’s something naturally appealing about walking into a green forest and even more so when it guides you down a path to a place that is just as wildly inspirational….

The World of Ryuji Mitani

The World of Ryuji Mitani

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

With my seat at the table of a quaint soba restaurant in Japan directly at the opposite end of the acclaimed Ryuji Mitani, I wondered, how did I get here? I…

Life and Home of a Potter Family | The Otanis

Life and Home of a Potter Family | The Otanis

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

One morning in January, it was with immense joy that we hopped on a train from Kyoto bound for a small station in Shigaraki where we were to meet Momoko…

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