In Japan, masters craft the treasured guitars of legendary musicians such as Paul McCartney, Graham Nash, and the God of Guitar himself, Carlos Santana. At Yairi Guitars, thirty master guitar makers apply their craft to bring the world twenty new guitars every day. Since the company’s beginnings in 1965, the craftspeople at Yairi Guitars have created a music of their own as the workshop hums with a synchronized harmony as beautiful as the guitars they make.
Hiroshi Nagai's Sun-Drenched Pop Paintings, an Ode to California
Through his colourful pieces, the painter transports viewers to the west coast of America as it was in the 1950s.
Recipe for Ichiraku Ramen from ‘Naruto’ by Danielle Baghernejad
Taken from the popular manga with the character of the same name who loves ramen, this dish is named after the hero's favourite restaurant.
AD DESIGNParis, 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.
Hayao Miyazaki, the Man Who Adored Women
The renowned director places strong female characters at the heart of his work, characters who defy the clichés rife in animated films.
Mount Aso: a Volcano to Rival Mount Fuji
Mount Aso may be less famous than the iconic Mount Fuji, but it is the largest and most active volcano in Japan.