Friday, August 31, 2007

Graphic design and Tokyo views...

A view from the IMG SRC office building, looking onto the backstreets of Shibuya. The Cerulean Tower hotel is the tall building right at the back, poking over the top of the foreground.
It’s a bit of an ambiguous subject in Japan: On the one hand, the country is adored for its sophisticated and highly crafted packaging design. On the other, these many excess layers account for an enormous waste of material resources. In an ongoing series, PingMag deals with the functions and meanings of commercial product packaging in Japan .

Sable cookies by Toshimaya – a famous souvenir from Kamakura, near Tokyo.
I found this really interesting japanese, Tokyo based design magazine that inspires me a lot. I will keep an eye on this magazine. I also tried to join the asaboo network but as it seems I failed to get in ;(

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Searching for inspiration and new ideas...

I am walking around and searching for new forms or new ideas... The Mori Art Museum have a wunderful Courbusier exhibition. I found a nice japanise magazine that focused on kids (and their parents)"SHORTCOCO".

Sunday, August 26, 2007

A calm Sunday and Tokyo at my feets...

I have found a real nice cafe (which also serves cocktails) and a extremely nice bookshop-BOOK 246, close to Ayoma metrostation, and very close to our home...
Soo inspirational and beautyful books.

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

My bed was rocking tonight and look at this photografer!

My first earthquake! My bed was rocking tonight. But it was a small one-2 on the scale...
I have seen a really nice potray of Tokyo by the talanted photographer Takashi Homma - The name off the book is " Tokyo and my Daughter".

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Tokyo after a week-waitingtime...

My life in Tokyo is right now mostly waitingtime. For getting in the apartment....I want my things so I can start to work. I want an everydaylife so the kids get something to do...
Now we are trying to get to know the neighbourhood...and I am really enyoing the food.
I went to see the exhibition "Skin and bones", it was really, really nice and the building was incredible! But mostly we are trying to get our new apartment in order....

Thursday, August 09, 2007

New life in Tokyo!

My new life in Tokyo is started. Warm, umido and amazing!