#japan Stories

Off-The-Grid Hotels With On-Point Aesthetics

These properties in some of the earth’s most remote locations prove you don’t have to sacrifice

Alexandre de Betak Has Mastered the Art of Pesto

The renowned fashion-show designer keeps his many obsessions on heavy rotation—the pasta sauce...

Designer of the Day: Hiroko Takeda

The Brooklyn-based designer discusses maintaining the legacy of the handmade, fear of drowning in...

Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste Gets Weird in Tokyo

The mix of calm and craziness in Japan’s bustling capital enthralls the singer-songwriter.

Thom Browne’s Steady Hand

The award-winning fashion designer Thom Browne revels in consistency in an industry that expects...

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Dana Cowin’s Favorite Restaurants For Design

For the culinary personality and Surface Travel Awards juror, ambiance is as important as...

Design Dispatch: Jan. 10, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

When Japanese Fashion Took Paris

Nearly three decades after the fashion capital welcomed an influx of Japanese designers, a new show

Issey Miyake’s Envy-Worthy New Bag

Part of two major museum exhibitions this summer, the Japanese designer, known for his use of...

A Japanese Constellation

MoMA offers a look at contemporary Japanese architecture with a nod to post-earthquake...