Sensitivity is a key to any art. That sensitivity came naturally to Dai Shinozuka, the chef at Enfants Rouges in Paris. In this episode, Shinozuka shares his love for Monet while showing us his Parisian neighborhood in an early summer heatwave.
Piling up Books and Never Reading Them: the Magic of 'Tsundoku'
Tsundoku, or the art of acquiring books and letting them pile up without reading them, is a phenomenon which is spreading beyond the Japanese borders.
Pinku Eiga, the World of Erotic and Engaged Japanese Cinema
Pinku eiga (pink films), is a film genre that combines eroticism and violence and implicitly dissects the idiosyncrasies of Japanese society.
Japandi, Combining Scandinavian Minimalism and Japanese Aesthetics
The neutral tones and sober design of Japanese interiors complement the clean lines and natural materials found in Nordic style.
Hiroshi Nagai's Sun-Drenched Pop Paintings Pay Homage to California
Hiroshi Nagai, Japan's answer to David Hockney, has the gift of transporting viewers to the west coast of America as it was in the 1950s.
Tokyo’s Trunk Hotel, a Solution to the Solitude of Business Hotels
In Tokyo’s Shibuya district, Trunk Hotel stands out due to its innovative spirit. Everything has been designed to create a bond between the guests.