NADA and NowHere’s “Letters, Lights, Travels on the Street (Bokura ga tabi ni deru riyuu)” Highlights Contemporary Japanese Art

This multi-artist exhibition adorns the walls of the NYC-based creative center

Beyond the glass-paneled garage door that acts as a fair-weather entrance to NowHere, a multipurpose cultural center for Japanese creators based in NYC, two lengthy white walls are dotted with diverse contemporary artworks for Letters, Lights, Travels on the Street (Bokura ga tabi ni deru riyuu), a group exhibit running through 11 September. Curated by Jeffrey Ian Rosen, the co-president of New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) …

Camber Top Tool Box

Made is Osaka, Japan, this minimalist toolbox from Toyo Steel combines modern style with compact design to refine the ubiquitous household necessity. The sleek box, crafted with stainless steel, is the perfect size for storing handy tools, classic gadgets and miscellaneous gizmos. The toolbox comes in vibrant blue, red or black.

Pioneering Japanese Fashion Designer Issey Miyake Dies at 84

This morning, Miyake Design Studio announced the passing of its founder, Issey Miyake, the pioneering Japanese fashion designer who first rose to fame in the ’80s for eye-catching, avant-garde designs. Miyake was born in Hiroshima in 1938 and studied graphic design at Tokyo’s Tama Art University. He moved to Paris where he transitioned from studies at the renowned École de la Chambre Syndicale de la …