Even if you don't actually read books, chances are you like displaying them. It may be a pretentious front for your insecure intellect or that you simply like the color and texture they add to your home, but in either case, books can make a room sing.
Excited by the visual effect of a book collec
Junichi Arai has been called "the most creative weaver in the world." Throughout his long career as an artist and teacher (he calls himself a "textile engineer"), Arai has continuously pioneered a combination of the traditional and the futuristic. He worked closely with Issey Miya
He hails from the land of tea and crumpets, but Nigel Coates first found success in a country better known for sushi and sake. But though Japan was the first to embrace his futuristic, semi-permanent "pop" stylings, it wasn't long before his buttoned-down countrymen recognized Coates' avant-garde vis