#tokyo Stories

The Bulgari Hotel Tokyo Glimmers Like a Pink Diamond

The lavish stay brings refined Italian touches to the crown floors of the Tokyo Midtown Yaesu...

Micro-Apartments Are Thriving in Tokyo

Famous for small accommodations and high property values, the Japanese capital is testing...

Tokyo’s Public Restroom Success Story

Artful toilets by world-class designers are popping up around Tokyo, illustrating what’s possible

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An Innovative Culinary Space in Tokyo Brings Together an All-Star Team of Creative Collaborators

A progressive architecture firm, viral Bronx chef collective, cult speaker maker, and experimental...

Can an Unorthodox Berlin Gallerist Succeed in Tokyo?

Johann König debuts his first outpost in Asia with a Juergen Teller exhibition.

Meet Tokyo’s Most Daring Florist

Floral artist Makoto Azuma pushes the boundaries of art, fashion, and nature with his experimental...

Issey Miyake Brings his Signature Pleating Machine to Tokyo

The Japanese fashion designer’s new Homme Plissé store features the brand's signature pleating...

Louis Vuitton Created a Bespoke Case for Vermeer’s “The Milkmaid”

How do you move a 17th century oil painting from Amsterdam to Tokyo? Leave it to Louis.

A Restful Staple of the Japanese Countryside, in Kinetic Tokyo

At Hoshinoya’s urban ryokan, the staff is outfitted in kimonos, rooms have shoji sliding doors,...

In Tokyo, A Florist Uses His Beloved Flowers as Inspiration for Jewelry

Japanese architects SANAA and Copenhagen's Studio OEO are behind the ethereal design at Natur &...

Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste Gets Weird in Tokyo

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

Sterling Ruby: Stretching the Canvas

Sterling Ruby combines art and fashion with his close friend Raf Simons.

A New Atlanta Bar Where Tokyo Meets American Prohibition

British designer Tom Dixon tackles his first project in the United States, importing influences...

Issey Miyake’s Envy-Worthy New Bag

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


In Japan's capital city, a reverence for tradition doesn't mute an enthusiasm for change.

A Tokyo Yakitori Bar Gets a Psychedelic New Look

In the Kichijoji suburb of Tokyo, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has transformed a humble yakitori...

Jasper Morrison on Tokyo

A recipient of the second annual Isamu Noguchi Award, the English product and furniture designer...

An Almost Shutter-Street in Tokyo Gets Revitalized With the Help of Rice

A modest rice shop brings new life to a struggling neighborhood in Tokyo.