Paris, Tokyo: Ramdane Touhami
In this episode, Ramdane talks about his latest project, the French beauty line Buly, explaining how his company’s philosophies and appeal tie in to Japanese ideals. Born in France, Moroccan native Ramdane Touhami is the multi-tasker behind many successful niche business ventures at the intersection of art, lifestyle and fashion. Most notably, he has become famous for having revived the 1643 royal wax manufacturer, Cire Trudon, as a global candle business and perfume house.
Kohei Yoshiyuki, the Voyeur of Tokyo's Voyeurs
The reedition of the publication ‘The Park’ takes us on a night walk through the parks of Tokyo, out in full sight.
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.
A House from the Taisho Era Reveals Its Secrets
While visiting an abandoned building, Hamish Campbell discovered photographs the owner had taken of the place in the 1920s.
Ginzan Onsen Fujiya, a Renovation Between Two Ages
Architect Kengo Kuma refurbished this centuries-old ryokan by returning to its original materials: wood and bamboo.
'Odo Yakuza Tokyo', Entering the Tokyo Mafia's Inner Circle
Belgian photographer Anton Kusters obtained exclusive access to the routine events of a yakuza clan headed by an individual named Souichirou.