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Handmade Paper Toys by Haruki Nakamura Spring, Fold, and Jump into Action

Handmade Paper Toys by Haruki Nakamura Spring, Fold, and Jump into Action

2 minutes ago   |   Colossal

Japanese paper engineer Haruki Nakamura continues to design delightful toys using simple materials. A friendly armadillo curls into a self-protective ball at the touch of a...
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Garage Hall House / Tsukagoshi Miyashita Sekkei

Garage Hall House / Tsukagoshi Miyashita Sekkei

20 hours ago   |   Arch Daily

© Kenta Hasegawa Architects: Tsukagoshi Miyashita Sekkei Location: Tokio, Japan Lead Architects: Jumpei MIYASHITA, Tomoyuki TSUKAGOSHI Area: 131.04 m2 Project Year...
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Hundreds of Japanese Firework Illustrations Now Available for Free Download

Hundreds of Japanese Firework Illustrations Now Available for Free Download

1 day ago   |   Colossal

In the early 20th-century English fireworks company C.R. Brock and Company published colorful catalogs displaying designs from Japanese companies such as Hirayama Fireworks and...
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Clouds AO Unveils Floating Space Lab in Japan

Clouds AO Unveils Floating Space Lab in Japan

1 day ago   |   Arch Daily

AVATAR X LAB. Image Courtesy of Clouds AO Clouds Architecture Office have revealed a new design for a space research lab that floats above a crater in Oita , Japan. Called...
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Kanoko Building / EASTERN Design Office

Kanoko Building / EASTERN Design Office

3 days ago   |   Arch Daily

© Koichi Torimura Architects: EASTERN Design Office Location: Kyoto, Japan Lead Architect: Anna Nakamura Area: 281.97 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Koichi Torimura Other...
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Fiction: Dark Fairy Tales From a Now-Vanished Agrarian Japan

7 days ago   |   NY Times

Kenji Miyazawa, who died in 1933, was one of Japan's most beloved poets. Now, in “Once and Forever,” his magical short stories are available in English.
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Canon Already Has 22% of Full-Frame Mirrorless Sales in Japan

Canon Already Has 22% of Full-Frame Mirrorless Sales in Japan

8 days ago   |   Peta Pixel   |   2 articles

After years of owning a near 100% share of the full-frame mirrorless camera market in Japan, Sony's monopoly is finally under attack. The latest sales numbers show that Canon...
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This Photographer Uses a Beer Helmet to Mount Flashes to His Head

This Photographer Uses a Beer Helmet to Mount Flashes to His Head

9 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Japanese photographer Nishihiro has come up with a clever and unusual lighting accessory: he turned a party helmet designed for beer cans into a way to mount off-camera flashes...
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Triple Stilt House / Archidance

Triple Stilt House / Archidance

9 days ago   |   Arch Daily

© Momo Kitagawa Architects: Archidance Location: Funabashi, Japan Lead Architects: Kyohei Takahashi Collaborator: Keiyo Real Estate Development Area: 152.0 m2 Project Year...
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Moonlit Owls, Tigers, and Dragons Set Against Ethereal Backgrounds in Paintings by Takashi Kanazawa

Moonlit Owls, Tigers, and Dragons Set Against Ethereal Backgrounds in Paintings by Takashi Kanazawa

10 days ago   |   Colossal

Japanese artist Takashi Kanazawa paints animals such as tigers, owls, cranes, and dragons set against minimal backdrops which are lit by large waning moons. The scenes are...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

ART BY SUE MARRAZZO

ART BY SUE MARRAZZO

THIS PAINTING WAS SOLD TO A YOUNG COUPLE FOR THEIR NEW HOME. IT IS A LARGE SCALE ABSTRACT LANDSCAPE THAT HAS A LOT OF TEXTURE AND COLOR.THANKS TO THE NEW... Read more ...

Forensic Architecture and Heatherwick Among Winners of the Beazley Designs...

Forensic Architecture and Heatherwick Among Winners of the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018

Via Design Museum Forensic Architecture has been crowned overall winner of the Beazley Designs of the Year 2018, with their exhibition “Counter Investigations.” The firm has... Read more ...

"Glad To See You"

"Glad To See You"

"Glad To See You", 8x8" oil on cradled 2" gesso board, $135At the J. Petter Gallery(269)857-2230 I was so "Glad To See" so many friendly faces at the Petter Gallery this past... Read more ...

Seascape, "Beach Day 7," by Amy Whitehouse

Seascape, "Beach Day 7," by Amy Whitehouse

Oil, 18" x 36" $800 A serene view of land, sea, and sky,this oil painting provides a vista of calm. Read more ...

Sydney Street House / Fouché Architects

Sydney Street House / Fouché Architects

© Cieran Murphy Architects: Fouché Architects Location: Brisbane, Australia Lead Architects: Larissa Fouché, Rayne Fouché Area: 368.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Cieran... Read more ...

Mark Webster - The Bronze Age Abstract Oil Painting Series 2

Mark Webster - The Bronze Age Abstract Oil Painting Series 2

Mark Webster - The Bronze Age Abstract Oil Painting Series 2. 10x8" Oil on Canvas. Read more ...

Outlier Lofts / French 2D

Outlier Lofts / French 2D

© John Horner Architects: French 2D Location: Boston, Massachusetts United States Area: 1600.0 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: John Horner © John Horner Text description... Read more ...

Belle Isle Farm

Belle Isle Farm

So back to Garden Cottage now after a couple of weeks staying in a campervan on the farm where I have a studio. I managed to get plenty of work done including a very large... Read more ...

Amethyst Lee

Amethyst Lee

Us 2018 polymer clay, paint, jewelry, beads, yarn, wire, wood 12 x 6 x 9.5 Showing the beauty of us with the features we self hate. Read more ...

Journal - Urban Sketchers - Cape Fear Sketchers - New Hanover Arboretum

Journal - Urban Sketchers - Cape Fear Sketchers - New Hanover Arboretum

Journal - Sketching with the Urban Sketchers - Cape Fear Sketchers - in cool weather and overcast skies at New Hanover Arboretum... I sat outside the Children's Garden and... Read more ...