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.
The Surreal World of Icelandic Twins
The series ‘Eagle and Raven’ by photographer Ariko Inaoka allows its audience to spend seven summers in the daily lives of two sisters.
The Tattoos that Marked the Criminals of the Edo Period
Traditional tattoos were strong signifiers; murderers had head tattoos, while theft might result in an arm tattoo.
Images of Tokyo Captured from Fire Escapes
In 'Tokyo Twilight Zone', photographer Shintaro Sato presents the capital from an angle more familiar to its residents than visitors.
Toraji Ishikawa's 'Moga'
The 1934 series of engravings 'Ten Types of Female Nudes' is an ode to a new form of femininity, that of the Japanese 'modern girl'.