Design

Puma Tsugi Japanese Garden & Wasabi Pack

Inspired by iconic elements of Japanese culture, German lifestyle manufacturer, Puma has unveiled a new collection of footwear. Consisting of the Tsugi silhouette, the Tsugi Japanese Garden & Wasabi Pack highlights two design styles - Japanese Garden which takes inspiration from Japanese native cherry blossom...

A Bathing Ape Opens in Paris

A Bathing Ape (BAPE), Japanese streetwear manufacturer recently opened its first flagship store in Paris, France. Spanning across 1,500 square feet, the retail space is located along Paris' Rue de la Verrerie street. The location will carry the line's full collection of clothing and accessories in addition...

Kellogg’s Announces Limited Edition Super Mario-Themed Cereal

Kellogg's has teamed up with Japanese electronics company, Nintendo for a limited edition Super Mario-themed cereal. Consisting of star-shaped oats accompanied with various mixed berry marshmallows in the shape of Super Mario power-ups, the cereal box also functions as an amiibo accessory. Those playing the recently...

Vans Launches Special Collaboration with ‘GeGeGe no Kitaro’

Southern California-based clothing and footwear brand, Vans has recently  released a special edition collection paying homage to the legendary Japanese cartoonist Shigeru Mizuki. Taking inspiration from  Mizuki's manga series GeGeGe no Kitaro which dates back to the 1960s, the artists' characters are depicted on two Old Skool...

Atmos Teams up with Timberland for 6″ “Teal Waterbuck” Boot

Japanese footwear brand, Atmos continues it collaboration with American outdoor footwear brand, Timberland for a limited edition take on the classic 6? boot. Taking inspiration of the color of a clear lake in winter, the "Teal Waterbuck" boot highlights a waterproof premium nubuck upper covered in...

McLaren Unveils One-Of-A-Kind Zenith Black McLaren 720s

British automobile manufacturer, McLaren recently unveiled a custom 720s supercar during this year's Dubai International Auto Show. Based on McLaren's new 720s coupe, the 1-of-1 model is called the Zenith Black McLaren 720s. The 720s takes inspiration from a Bruce McLaren quote — "Life is measured in achievement,...

Takashi Murakami Coming to the Vancouver Art Gallery

Famed Japanese contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami is set to exhibit his most popular "The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg" retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Running February 3 through May 6, 2018, the exhibit marks Murakami's first major exhibition in Canada. “We are thrilled to offer...

Takashi Murakami at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Famed Japanese contemporary artist, Takashi Murakami is currently on exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York. Running November 4, 2017 through January 28, 2018, “The Deep End of the Universe” marks Murakami's first large-scale installation in Western New York. Known for his success in...

Lego Creator Taj Mahal

Denmark-based construction toy manufacturer, Lego announced a new release of the Creator Expert Taj Mahal set. Discontinued in 2010, the re-issue will be be bigger and better than ever featuring over 5,900 pieces. The set stays true to the one of the world's most iconic...