04.04.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Teizo Ogaki


Lovely etchings by Japanese artist Teizo Ogaki. More images below.

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31.03.16 by Staff

Psychedelic Paintings by Japanese Artist Keiichi Tanaami


Selection of paintings by pop artist Keiichi Tanaami. Check out more trippy images below!

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22.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s Digitally Manipulated Images Blur Reality


Japanese Artist Yuichi Ikehata’s works are a clever combination of digital and physical. Photos of sculptures made of wire, clay, and paper are subtly merged with images of the artist’s own body painted white. The viewer is left to question what’s real. See more of Ikehata’s work below.

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28.01.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: YDK Morimoe


Digital paintings by Japanese artist YDK Morimoe aka Hi. More images below.

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14.01.16 by Jeff

Obsessively Detailed Sculptures Made Out of Aluminum Foil by Artist Toshihiko Mitsuya


When I look at the incredible work of artist Toshihiko Mitsuya I can’t help but be reminded of that kid with no money who made action figures out of twist ties. Mitsuya’s sculptures are created out of aluminum foil, not twist ties, but there’s the same sense of child-like wonder in his work. Lots of images below.

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27.10.15 by Staff

“Chocolatexture” by Nendo


Emerging from the belief that texture influences taste, design studio Nendo has come up with 9 different types of chocolate all made from the same “raw materials” and according to the same size (26 x 26 x 26 mm) but varying in things like roughness, smoothness, hollowness etc. Each is also named after a specific Japanese expression related to texture. Check out more images from this insanely meticulous project below!

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13.10.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Shohei Otomo


Ball-point pen drawings by the god, artist Shohei Otomo, based in Tokyo. More images below.

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07.10.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Tatsuro Kiuchi


A selection of work by Tokyo-based illustrator Tatsuro Kiuchi (previously featured here). More images below.

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