Paris, Tokyo: Pierre Sabas with Renault Clio
This special edition of the Paris, Tokyo series was produced in collaboration with Renault. The focus, over two episodes, is the work of the company’s exterior designer, Pierre Sabas. After working for Jaguar as the exterior designer, Sabas joined Renault in 2012 in the same role. He has worked on such exteriors as the concept models Eolab Concept and the Clio V. The story of Episode 1 is the exterior design of the 5th generation Clio (Name in Japan: Lutecia), which is one of the symbolic models of Renault worked on by Sabas. What did he create and what novelty did he think of for this iconic model that has been a long-time bestseller for over 30 years?
The Taboo-Breaking Erotica of Toshio Saeki
The master of the 1970s Japanese avant-garde reimagined his most iconic artworks for a limited box set with silkscreen artist Fumie Taniyama.
Maki, a Photographer and His Wanderings in Japan
The book 'Japan Somewhere' documents 15 years of trips to Japan, immortalising what drew the artist in, disturbed him or caught his attention.
Reclining to Reshape Norms
In ‘Kikuo — Reclining Woo-Man’, photographer Ryudai Takano examines identity and social norms and their representations.
Guruguru Brain, the Japanese Underground Music Label
Launched in Tokyo, this record label promotes artists from all over Asia who transcend contemporary music.
Kanso, One of the Seven Pillars of Wabi-Sabi
Meaning simplicity or purity, this principle from zen philosophy encourages the elimination of clutter.