Design

Atmos + Reebok

Japanese footwear brand Atmos has teamed up with Reebok for a limited edition variation of the classic Instapump Fury sneaker. Called the "Bleached Fury," the traditionally bold running shoe receives a denim-style makeover. Dominated with an eye-catching navy and bright orange accents along outsole, a bleached...

Vans Japan Unveils Special Indigo Collection

[gallery size="large" link="none" ids="21319,21320,21321"] Southern California-based clothing and footwear brand, Vans has introduced its latest fall/winter 2017 collection for the Japanese market. Consisting of the iconic Old Skool, Sk8-Hi and Slip-On silhouettes, the collection highlights an indigo "Japan Blue" colorway meticulously created using traditional Japanese indigo...

2017 Häagen-Dazs Mooncake

United States-based premium ice cream brand, Häagen-Dazs continues its annual tradition of celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with a collection of ice cream mooncakes. Available for the Hong Kong market, the collection consists of 9 gift box sets – Twinkle Night, Twinkle Night Mix, Inclusion-Twinkle Night...

Aape by A Bathing Ape Opens in Los Angeles

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="21312,21313"] Japanese streetwear manufacturer by A Bathing Ape (BAPE), Aape recently opened its first United States branch in Los Angeles, California. Located in Los Angeles' neighborhood of Fairfax, the retail space spans across 2,300 square-feet and carries the line's full collection in addition...

James Wong Howe on Google

In honor of James Wong Howe's 118th birthday, Chinese-American cinematographer was featured as Google’s doodle. Born Wong Tung Jim in Taishan, China, Howe dedicated his life to cinematography who worked on over 130 films (1899 - 1976), earned 10 Academy Award nominations and retired with two...

Jordan Brand Opens First South Korean Store in Hongdae

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="21143,21144,21145,21146"] Jordan Brand, American-based sports apparel subsidiary of Nike recently opened its first flagship store in Seoul, South Korea. Located in Seoul's university neighborhood of Hongdae, the premium retail store continues on Michael Jordan's legacy with a full range of Jordan Brand products. “The energy...

London’s House of Illustration Highlights the Architectural Artistry of Anime

[gallery link="none" size="large" ids="21131,21132,21133,21134"] Currently exhibited at the London House of Illustration, the Anime Architecture: Backgrounds of Japan marks UK's first ever exhibition of architectural backdrops from classic anime films. Running until September 10, 2017, the exhibition features over 100 technical drawings and original watercolor illustrations...

Yayoi Kusama at the Broad Museum

World-renowned Japanese contemporary artist, Yayoi Kusama is set to exhibit her Infinity Mirrors exhibition at The Broad contemporary art museum in Los Angeles, California. Best known for her obsession with repetitive dot patterns, 88-year-old Kusama's works spans over six decades and is considered one of Japan's...

KFC + Huawei

American fast food giant, Kentucky Fried Chicken has teamed up with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei for a limited edition Enjoy 7 Plus smartphone. Released in tribute to KFC's 30th anniversary since opening in China, the commemorative version features a bold red color with KFC's Colonel...