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  • 27, May 2015 - Art & Design

    Toyo Tool Boxes

    A half century old Japanese company.

    Amongst all of the different styles of storage boxes, toolbox often gives one the impression of being dull and monotonous, making it hard to be related to the idea of beauty. However, my recent discovery of the toolbox collection by [@1]http://www.toyosteel.jp...

  • 27, May 2015 - Lifestyle

    Hario Coffee Mill

    Morning simplicity.

    When it comes to tea and coffee products, it’s hard to rival those made by Hario, which has been producing an astounding variety of high-quality, environmentally-conscious goods since 1921. Specializing in safe, heatproof glassware, the venerable Japanese comp...

  • 26, May 2015 - Stories

    Object Lesson

    Cowbell

    In the early 19th century, there was once a small town by the name of Bell Town, which was located on Long Island on the East Coast of the US. It was originally a remote suburban area, but back then the business of raising sheep and cattle was growing at break...

  • 26, May 2015 - Art & Design

    Helen Levi Ceramics

    Maintaining a childlike wonder.

    Helen Levi is a photographer and ceramicist based in New York. Following a childhood spent in Manhattan’s East Village and attending pottery classes, the artist moved to Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where she now lives and works. Recently, Levi has been garnering t...

  • 22, May 2015 - Art & Design

    Ellery

    Fall 15 and Resort 15 Collection

    A person with a creative mind will never struggle. He or she can use such an ability to write, draw or design, and even to help others sell and market products. It's his/her mindset which makes him/her successful, which to a further extent makes the medium use...

  • 21, May 2015 - Culture

    Album: The Portraits of Duane Michals 1958-1988

    A record of fading moments.

    I’m no expert on photography, but I’ve always enjoyed images -- and collections of images -- that tell stories in simple, natural ways. Case in point is the work of revered American photographer, Duane Michals, who is known for his innate storytelling ability ...

  • 21, May 2015 - Art & Design

    innie+outie

    The unique pleasure of metalwork.

    Rooting themselves in Tainan allows them to take advantage of both the convenience in transport and the quietness of the suburbs, so that one can think and create with focus.innie+outie is a metalworking workshop from Tainan,Taiwan. Founded by two girls who lo...

  • 21, May 2015 - Lifestyle

    Paperphine

    Revealing the possibilities of paper.

    Those who like wood, metal and leather would probably say, they like them for how they become quality and detailed products after fine craftsmanship. If you come across a person who likes paper though, the meaning of this becomes much wider, for it could mean ...

  • 20, May 2015 - Art & Design

    John Allen Interview

    The man of colors.

    “I move hills. If a hill hides the sea.”If artists were gods to their artworks, then John Allen would be one of the divines for colors. As a master of carpets, he is one of England's most important living textile designers, an active art collector and a consta...

  • 20, May 2015 - Art & Design

    The Tomorrow Collective

    Tools to use in the future.

    The idea of living a sustainable life is nothing new, but trying to reinforce this sort of lifestyle is still very costly, whether in terms of money or time. Hong Kong's recent official introduction of the plastic bag tax is a great example. Even though it sho...

  • 20, May 2015 - Lifestyle

    The Psychology Of Color

    The School of Life

    The paint tubes that were distributed to our table during the art classes we had in elementary school usually disappeared within a split second, as everyone went frantic trying to grab anything that they could. Some people ended up with only one blue tube, so ...

  • 20, May 2015 - Art & Design

    Seven Doors by Nendo

    Reinterpreting the wooden door.

    Prolific Japanese design firm, Nendo, has been involved with a dizzying array of projects lately and its latest undertaking is a collection of seven doors showcased during Milan design week 2015. Created to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Abe Kogyo -- a re...

  • 20, May 2015 - Art & Design

    aKNITomy by Emily Stoneking

    Blood-free dissection.

    I really enjoy those time-killer articles that list out things people growing up in a specific city would remember from their childhood. If you also grew up in Vancouver, you would most likely remember visits to the Playdium, waking up watching Doug, drawing w...

  • 19, May 2015 - Lifestyle

    Neighbour Spring/Summer 2015 “La Lumière” Editorial

    Celebrating the launch of Neighbour/Woman.

    Established in 2011, Neighbour is a contemporary men's shop in my home city of Vancouver, British Columbia, and arguably my favorite boutique in the city. The sleek, well-lit store occupies a prime location in historic Gastown and carries a modern selection of...

  • 18, May 2015 - Culture

    AMERICAN SAMPLES by Yoshiyuki Matsumura

    The beauty of unfamiliar landscapes.

    My family immigrated from Singapore to Canada in 1991 and growing up, I often felt like an outsider or an alien in a strange land. As I got older, however, I gradually learned to accept and embrace who I was, even if it meant coming to terms with being foreign...

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Blood-free dissection.

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Painting with soot.

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Neighbour Spring/Summer 2015 “La Lumière” Editorial

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The beauty of unfamiliar landscapes.

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A Hong Kong girl and endless trekking trips.

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Buying the history of the product.

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