Archive for the ‘Traditional’ Category

Pictures of interior design using traditional Japanese woodwork by Hiroshi Sakaguchi.

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Advice for foreigners studying Japanese, and the importance of learning kanji to do it.


Pictures of the fashion brand Takuya Angel which combines elements of traditional Japanese and contemporary clothing, and discusses the modern revival of the kimono.


A description of the PSII and Wii title Ōkami, mentioning the release of Ōkami Chronicles: Tiny Sun.


Scans of kimono and hairstyles inspired by the Taisho era: 1912-1926.


Pictures of a guest house “The Great (Bamboo) Wall” designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. The design incorporated clean modern lines and bamboo to blend old and new.


Decor and furniture by kimono designer Jotaro Saito, which mix traditional Japan and modern styles.