Better With Leather: Ryo Kashiwazaki of Tokyo’s Hender Scheme

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Hender Scheme, a small leather atelier operating out of Tokyo, broke into the public spotlight with their Manual Industrial Products series — a solemn name belying the lighthearted and street-centric nature of the project, a series of natural leather reproductions of iconic sneakers, from the Adidas Stan Smith to a […]

Tokyo! Mini Film Review + Right Place

Following Caleb’s recommendation, I watched Tokyo!, a 2008 film with three medium-lengthed shorts written by three non-Japanese directors – Michel Gondry (Director of The Science of Sleep, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Leos Carax (The Lovers on the Bridge), Bong Joon-ho (The Host). The movie trailer showed strong signs […]