It all starts with context and materiality for Japanese architect and designer, Keiji Ashizawa, whose work can be defined by harmonised details through an emphasis on simplicity and curated collaboration.
The 80 Years of Design exhibition highlights Charles and Ray Eames’ iconic designs, new editions and brand collaborations, almost all of which are available to purchase globally via Isetan.
Can train station design be more than a boring tube to funnel commuters to and from work? These 5 stations show a more beautiful side of urban design.
Our first stop as we travel through Japan is Benesse Art Site Naoshima, which refers to the activities held on the group of islands in the Seto Inland Sea region; home to a collection of some of the world’s most inspiring art, architecture and outdoor sculptures. Visiting Benesse Art Site Naoshima is akin to a spiritual experience; the synergy between art, nature and architecture is exquisite.