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Japanese Book Binding
I quite liked the video my colleague Miyoko Ohtake posted earlier this week on Japanese joinery and thought I'd do my…
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became…
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…
Discuss: What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
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…
The Design Hotels Book: Edition 2016
A worldwide affiliation of independent hotels, Design Hotels has collected 296 of the most groundbreaking…
Finn Juhl Design Hotel Opens in Nagano, Japan
The first-ever getaway decorated entirely in Finn Juhl furniture is nestled at the base of one of the most popular…
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
By the Book
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an…
By the Book
Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s…
This Book Unearths a Midcentury Personality Study on Architectural Giants
Suppose humans developed a third arm. Where would it grow on the body, and how would it function? Would it have any…
A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other cold-brews?
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Postcards from Penguin: One Hundred Book Covers in One Box
Fie on all your letter-pressed stationary cuteness, your silly squirrels and schooners! Save on postage! Send a…
Agrarian Pastime: Book a Village Stay in Nova Scotia
On the southern shore of Nova Scotia, near the port town of Lunenburg, architect Brian MacKay-Lyons and his wife…
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery
In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as…
Book It: A Shoppable Finnish B&B Pops Up in Paris
Your own private Nordic cottage in the City of Light? No problem.
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