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The Sharing of Shabu Shabu

by Mora Chartrand A shared homemade meal is a fine way to offer gratitude...

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Sake: This Year’s Rice Report

Sake: This Year’s Rice Report by Sake Expert John Gauntner Sake Rice...

Contemporary glass artist Etsuko Nishi

Contemporary glass artist Etsuko Nishi Specialist in the Pâte de Verre...

Japanese Women Artists You Should Know: Meet Eugénie O’Kin

Japanese Women Artists You Should Know: Meet Eugénie O’Kin By Alice...

The Vegetable Art of Noriko Nakane: “野菜礼讃 In Praise of Vegetables”

by Noriko Nakane  “In Praise of Vegetables” Yasairaisan...

A Man of Intelligence by Ian Pfennigwerth

A Man of Intelligence by Ian Pfennigwerth A review by David Morton A Man Of...

Victoria & Albert Museum Dundee designed by Kengo Kuma

Commentary by Charles Bernstein, A.I.A. Japanese architect Kengo Kuma won...

Japanese Women Artists You Should Know: Meet Noguchi Shōhin 野口小蘋

by Alice Gordenker Entry on Noguchi Shōhin in Bunbu...

Slit Yarn of NUNO Textile Design Studio

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A Taste of Culture ODEN

by Elizabeth Andoh ODEN おでん Japan’s iconic ODEN is a...

Between Heaven and Earth

Between Heaven and Earth After recovering from three somewhat harrowing...

Kusama and the Compulsive Visionaries

Kusama and the Compulsive Visionaries by Gail Rieke Perhaps this sounds like...

Contemporary glass artist Miya Kitamura

Contemporary glass artist Miya Kitamura Valuing beauty in the everyday...

Karesansui Gardens

In Japan there is a highly sculptural and enigmatic form of garden known as...

One-Straw Messenger: Larry Korn, author and natural farming advocate

Interview by Brian Covert LARRY KORN was a 26-year-old farmhand from the...

Ando Saeko, Japanese lacquer artist

Ando Saeko, Japanese lacquer artist Since relocating her studio from Hanoi...

MATSURI SURPRISE

Some work is infinitely more exciting than other jobs. Watanabe san, an...

What’s black and white???

by Gail Rieke White turns to black/ black turns to white The Japanese...

The Vegetable Art of Noriko Nakane

by Noriko Nakane