Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
Lomography Loves Japan
Amid the flurry of creative efforts towards Japan fund-raising comes this latest offering: Lomography Loves Japan, a fleet of...
Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module...
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
Follow Us to 10 Modern Homes in Tokyo
A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo...
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery
In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as well as...
A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other...
A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen
Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber...
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
This Japanese-Style Box Home Boasts a Two-Story Bookcase
A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.
A Famed Japanese Composer's Effortless Honolulu Hideout Asks $2.95M
Designed by award-winning architect Sid Snyder and owned by legendary Japanese musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, this modern refuge...

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