Schlagwort: Japan

Kumi Yamashita

Kumi Yamashita is a New York based artist that has released an ongoing portraiture series labeled ‘Constellation’. Each of her work consists of threads and nails with a whiteboard as the canvas. The image is rendered utilizing contrasts built up by varying layers of thread.

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Takanori Aiba (相羽高徳) was born in 1953 in Yokohama, Japan. Studied Japanese traditional textiles and dyed clothing in Tokyo Zokei University. Built a first career as a freelance maze illustrator since 1978. His maze works were serialized in “POPYE”, Japanese fashion magazine for 10 years.


The Flatiron Building

Recently completed by the Eastern Design Office is The Flatiron Building – a unique apartment building constructed in the Youkaichi district in Shiga, Japan. Inspired by the shape of the land the property needed to be built on no one wanted the land for several years, the apartment building features a sharp acute-angle at one end.