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SEPTEMBER OCTOBER 2017 FINDS

SEPTEMBER OCTOBER 2017 FINDS

september october 2017 finds is long since it’s a double bill, d’oh! i took the pic above behind tokyo midtown, in roppongi. for a short couple of weeks in september, the inflatable concert hall designed by arata isozaki and anish kapoor was stationed in tokyo. click here for more details. 1. i’m back from my long vacation. i’ve...
TOKYO PET CAFES - GUEST POST

TOKYO PET CAFES – GUEST POST

tokyo pet cafes is a guest post by maria from universotokyo. she was born and raised in buenos aires but is currently residing in (you guessed it!) tokyo. i love her blog and i asked her if she could contribute a post to mine. she agreed and here you have her article on pet cafes. enjoy!...
CLUSTER OF ART GALLERIES IN TOKYO

CLUSTER OF ART GALLERIES IN TOKYO

cluster of art galleries in tokyo is an obscure address: somewhere in the kiyosumi area, close to the kiyosubasi bridge. if it has a proper name, i couldn’t find it! we first visited mot, then spent a little while in kiyosumi gardens, passed through the public kiyosumi park, walked by the taxi company and found the industrial...
KIYOSUMI GARDENS IN TOKYO

KIYOSUMI GARDENS IN TOKYO

kiyosumi gardens in tokyo are a hidden gem. find it and enjoy it! we ran into it while walking towards a cluster of galleries we had found online, right after visiting mot. it was a windy day and we came across the entrance into a park. one of the things i discovered in japan is...
MOT - THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOKYO

MOT – THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TOKYO

mot – the museum of contemporary art tokyo is definitely on my list every time i go to japan. opened in 1995, the museum has 4,000 sqm of galleries for temporary exhibitions and 3,000 for the permanent collection. this work of architect yanagisawa takahiko is the biggest contemporary art museum in the country. its permanent collection...
TOP 10 ROPPONGI

TOP 10 ROPPONGI

top 10 roppongi is my summary of this very interesting district. you have plenty of options for spending an entire enjoyable day in the area. 10. national art center has a permanent collection of modern art. the remarkable structure is the work of architect kisho kurakawa. they have two upcoming exhibitions: the costumes of sergei diaghilev’s ballets...
TOP 10 HARAJUKU

TOP 10 HARAJUKU

top 10 harajuku is me giving you a personal tour of this unique tokyoite area. harajuku is geographically speaking part of shibuya. and aoyama is located in northern minato. but i believe that they deserve a post together with omotesando, as the fashion triangle of tokyo. 10. hair and nail salons. the area is known to have the highest...
TOP 10 SHIBUYA

TOP 10 SHIBUYA

top 10 shibuya is what i have managed to discover during my visits so far. shibuya is tokyo’s youth district, where you will find unusual street style and surprising retail outlets. go to be amazed! 10. 109 is not merely a department store but an institution in itself. there is even an 109 men. teens visit...
MORI ART MUSEUM

MORI ART MUSEUM

mori art museum is a private contemporary art museum. it’s located in roppongi hills, on the 53rd and 54th floors of the famous mori tower. yes, in tokyo. roppongi hills is a modern complex. it has its own subway station, a few skyscrapers, many stores and restaurants and even a small pond. before getting on...
DIESEL ART GALLERY IN SHIBUYA

DIESEL ART GALLERY IN SHIBUYA

diesel art gallery is one of the many tokyoite galleries i visited. the gallery is part of the diesel shibuya store. art is displayed alongside women’s and men’s apparel and the brand’s furniture line, in unexpected harmony. i found out about the show from a flyer i had picked up somewhere. it was called reality &...
DESIGN FESTA GALLERY IN TOKYO

DESIGN FESTA GALLERY IN TOKYO

design festa gallery is this super cool gallery in harajuku. the space is divided in two: gallery east and gallery west. to get from one to the other, you have to go through the very cute outdoors cafe bar. also, there is sakura tei – a pretty famous okonomiyaki and monja place. the gallery has a...
ACRYLIC - A MODERN JEWELLERY STORE IN TOKYO

ACRYLIC – A MODERN JEWELLERY STORE IN TOKYO

acrylic is a little store in minato, tokyo, that sells interesting pieces of jewellery. we ran across it on our way to the kaws’ show in a nearby gallery owned by takashi murakami. the store has a striking look and is situated on a little crossroads. klein gytham architecture made the best of this tiny 11...