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 bit to shed...
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
By the Book
This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...
By the Book
Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Discuss: What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?
Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.
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...
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
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 Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other...
Indoek’s New Book Shares a Glimpse Into the Homes of Creative Surfers
After visiting the dwellings of countless surfers from all over the world for four years, Indoek is getting ready to launch its...
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
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...
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
Street Value Book
Dwell Creative Director Kyle Blue recently introduced me to the diverse and inspiring work of the New York-based graphic design...
Massive Book Sale at MoMA
Put down your Kindles, New Yorkers, and head straight to MoMA to buy some books.
Designers and Book Fair 2012
The first-ever Designers and Book Fair was held last weekend at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
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 skiing...