Monthly Archives: April 2017

Have your own cosy space in the outdoors with MUJI Hut

Who would have thought that mega Japanese retail brand MUJI is now involved in building structures, albeit small ones? Come this autumn, the company will be releasing their very own MUJI Hut in Japan. A versatile version of a vacation home, it can be easily transported and can be

Unknown Asia Art Exchange Osaka 2017 open for entries

Unknown Asia Art Exchange Osaka 2017 is now calling for applicants. It is open to artists in Asia regardless of any category: art, design, photography, illustration, fashion, film, installation, and many more. Besides being an art exhibition, Unknown Asia also offers unique and exclusive programs to

Interactive restaurant in Tokyo changes dining experience

The F&B scene is changing fast. Interactive restaurants are slowly emerging, one of them having a completely interactive interior providing diners with a multi-sensory experience, in Tokyo’s Ginza district. It was designed and created by teamLab, an art collective from Japan who has done various interactive projects around

Art and architecture meet at Benesse Art Site Naoshima

Naoshima is an island town located in the Seto Inland Sea of the Kagawa Prefecture in Japan. Although only 14.2 km², it is widely known for its art-related initiatives at Benesse Art Site Naoshima. Benesse Holdings along with Fukutake Foundation are mostly responsible for setting up the various art

PABLO Cheese Tart melting the hearts of Malaysians

Months have passed since the opening of PABLO, the famous baked cheese tart company from Japan, in 1 Utama last December and the rich, creamy, and gooey cheese tart continues to melt the hearts of their Malaysian fans – just like its texture. The craze for PABLO does not

Japanese designer builds glass tea house beside ancient temple

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has built a modern tea house made completely out of glass next to a traditional Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The contemporary façade of KOU-AN Glass Tea House provides an unconventional twist on the traditional structure. According to Yoshioka, the tea house is an opportunity

Wrappe is here to serve KL-ites good, wholesome wraps

Last Friday saw the soft launch of Wrappe at GTower’s lower ground floor. Just like its name, Wrappe serves a variety of gourmet wraps packed with fresh and natural ingredients. Besides that, other options such as sandwiches or rice bowls are also available. The menu consists of

Japan’s first outdoor Legoland theme park opens in Nagoya

Japan’s first outdoor Legoland theme park opened to the public in Nagoya last Saturday, attracting a massive crowd on its first day. One of the highlights of the park is Miniland, a miniature town with models of famous landmark buildings in Japan, such as Tokyo Station and