on 10th April 2009 | No Comments »
River Re Wall is a system for green walls that’s developed by Hokkaido Sanyu Corp. It seems like a mini version of a riverbed or garden turned on its side.
Behind the moss-covered wall panel is an irrigation system that ensures all-around healthy greenery and generates a faint, trickling sound of water.
The sound is designed to create a sense of real, living nature, as well as encourage relaxation.
on 14th March 2009 | No Comments »
The yokozuna Asashoryu has appeared in the Shibuya Girls Collection show in Tokyo this week and entertained a crowd of 20,000 mostly teenage girls.
He was wearing a school uniform as a reference to him starring as a high school student in a recent TV commercial. Source: Relaxnews
Last time, Lipton teamed up with Pierre Herme and this time, collaborate with the Westin Tokyo!
These freebies are named “Tea time accessory collection”. Eight kinds of faux cakes or cuties are ready for tea time. Via: 8tokyo
A sales clerk for Japan’s Takashimaya department store displays a ¥10 million (US$100,000) music CD called â”Woman, Sweet 10 Diamonds,” made with a platinum case and studded with 10 2-carat diamonds, in Tokyo yesterday.
Universal Music unveiled the “world’s most expensive CD,” produced by Universal Music and jeweler Nagahori, for a commemorative album showcasing 18 songs by female vocalists.
Via TaipeiTimes / AFP
Him and Her, two exclusive chocolate pralines handmade by Miura Naoki, celebrates Valentine’s Day in Il Cioccolato, a top quality chocolate shop in Bulgari’s Omotesando twin store of Tokyo.
Elegant and refined gift boxes includes these two different melodies for the palate: Her represents the courage to break the rules with white and extra dark chocolate blended with floreali notes and strawberries accents. Him is a small poem of taste, born from the union of the paste of cocoa with coffee and grappa.
on 20th January 2009 | No Comments »
Tokyo Tower was hailed as a stunning symbol of Japan’s recovery from the devastation of World War II when it opened on December 23, 1958.
Though much has changed in the last 50 years, Tokyo Tower, named the 20th tallest tower in the world, still faithfully performs its original prime function of beaming telecommunication signals across Japan’s largest city.
This year, the Tokyo Tower celebrates its 50th anniversary; to commemorate this momentous occasion, jeweler Ginza Tanaka has created a miniature 24-carat replica called the Golden Tokyo Tower.