CH Japan: Our Day in Tokyo with Lexus

From touring the city in 12 new vehicles to a private dinner, Kiriko glass lesson and subterranean cocktail session

To navigate Tokyo‘s attractions (from Kapital in Ebisu to Yoyogi Park in Shibuya and even teamLab’s two enthralling exhibitions in Koto City) requires an understanding of the city’s dynamic public transportation system—and, even then, an itinerary needs nipping to accommodate the sprawl. For CH Japan, our fifth hosted travel experience, we partnered with Lexus to allow our guests an unbridled freedom of movement through the …

DATAMONOLITH_AI Transforms The World’s Oldest Data Into a Digital Sculpture

Currently on display as part of the Future And The Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow exhibition at Tokyo’s Mori Museum, Ouchhh Studio’s digital artwork DATAMONOLITH_AI comprises three billion pixels, each projecting centuries-old data. As the name suggests, generative adversarial networks, machine learning, and AI algorithms peruse data from the ancient architectural site Göbekli Tepe (9600–7000 BC), ultimately creating an …

CH Japan: Photos From Our Excursion

For our fifth hosted travel experience, we traverse many regions and delve into their culture, crafts and cuisine

From a bullet train in Kyoto, where we snacked on fresh KitKats, to a small airport on the small, southern island of Amami Ōshima and ultimately through Tokyo DesignArt Week, members of COOL HUNTING’s editorial team explored Japan for our annual hosted excursion. Each year, we select a destination that embodies our love of craft, hospitality and travel off the beaten path; then we invite …