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‘guntû’, a Small Ryokan Afloat in the Seto Inland Sea.
guntû, the name of a small boat with just nineteen rooms, sails the waters of the Seto Inland Sea with its countless islands, large and small.
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DESIGN
Fractal Sights: Mirrors and Lights
While studying art in Los Angeles, Koji Yamami discovered the kaleidoscope and went on to dedicate his life to the artform.
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Reading List: The Japanese House Reinvented by Philip Jodido
Published in 2015, this book remains utterly pertinent three years on.
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Kalel Koven: Shooting Straight, through Blurry Photos
When Kalel Koven arrives Japan, this talented photographer swaps his camera for a smartphone and captures passers-by as they move through restless cities.
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Video: Taking a Spin on the Shuto Expressway, Tokyo’s Urban Motorway
From Toyosu to Ueno, traversing the famed Rainbow Bridge and on to Ginza, for a small fee, Tokyo’s motorway cuts through the Japanese capital, allowing drivers to witness a panoply of panoramas.
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Built to Please Westerners, the Hotel is Where the True Essence of Japanese Hospitality Breathes
Mampei Sato, the ninth-generation heir to Man’emon Sato, who in 1764 or so founded the Kameya Hatago, an inn for travelers, decided to remodel his family’s establishment.

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