Tag Archives: Japan

I’m forever chasing bubbles

Quite recently during an installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux, comissioned by Coca Cola, was exhibited the designer’s event ‘any tokyo 2013‘ at Aoyama ci – Plaza in Tokyo, Japan. The installation called “Sparkling Bubbles” seeks to illustrate the experienec of the bubbles and sparkles of … Continue reading

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When you wish upon a star

This is a title of one of the most beautiful songs, also one which I associate with my personal childhood – for some reason Disney’s Pinocchio was the first Disney production I knew from a VHS tape. I miss the … Continue reading

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Fireflies river

In 2010 Tokyo, Japan opened their first Tokyo Hotaru festival which is a part of the city’s “Sumida River Renaissance” initiative. Kicking off the festivities were an impressive display of 100,000 LED lights – made to resemble hotaru (fireflies) – that floated down the … Continue reading

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Just a reminder – nature is awesome, too!

        Sure, street are is stunning, design can be innovative and architecture surprising. But never forget that the world outside can be amazing and awesome too. Here’s a selection of reasons why I think so: The ancient … Continue reading

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Crochet your world

Yarnbombing is obviously popular right now, but it seems this artists had foreseen the fab before it was even born. And did some great job out of her needlework. In the mid 1990s Japanese artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam was showing a large … Continue reading

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In the fields and hills of colour.

Literally translated from Japanese Hitachi means “to bloom”. Hitachi Seaside Park is located in Hitachinaka, Japan – it is entirely a flower park and a popular tourist destination. The park covers an area of 350 hectares.  The park has planted entire fields of … Continue reading

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Light “Array”

Comissioned by the Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media in Japan, ‘Array’ is an interactive light installation featuring a field of LED strips that interact with visitors. Created by United Visual Artists (UVA), the lighting installation shifts in response to … Continue reading

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