Monthly Archives: June 2017

Studio Ghibli theme park to open in 2020

Studio Ghibli fans, it is time to save up and plan a trip to Nagakute, in Japan’s Aichi prefecture, for a once in a lifetime adventure… and you have three years to prepare. A Studio Ghibli theme park is due to open at the Expo 2005

Visit the world’s best art bookstore in Japan

For the creative souls, the best kind of bookstore is probably one that combines a wide selection of curated books in a space that breathes with a disposition of art and design. Tsutaya Books, established in 1983 in Osaka, Japan, is now present with many

Innovation Japan provides solutions for the future

Japan is a country that has long been associated with advanced technology and innovation. At this time and age where digitalisation is on the rise more than ever, Japan is rapidly working towards Society 5.0, creating a super-smart society where digital innovation is integrated across all industries

Video: Beauty behind Japanese design thinking

Japanese designs are known to be minimalist yet practical, but what really makes them so distinct from the rest? We spoke to Mike Saw, graphic designer and partner of KONCENT Malaysia, about the Tokyo-based design product shop, aesthetic principles from Japan, and the thought that