'George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher'

Jul 10, 2014

'George Nelson: Architect, Writer, Designer, Teacher'

Best known for being the design director of the Herman Miller furniture company, George Nelson (1908-1986) was one of the most influential figures in modern American design, whose collaborations with Isamu Noguchi, Alexander Girard and Charles and Ray Eames, to name a few, resulted ...

'Takehiko Inoue interprets Gaudi's Universe'

Jul 10, 2014

'Takehiko Inoue interprets Gaudi's Universe'

Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) left behind an unrivaled legacy of Modernist architecture — Casa Vicens, Casa Mila, the famous unfinished basilica Sagrada Familia and many more unusual structures. His imaginative, often colorful works inspired other architects and artists, and continues to do so today. As ...

Momoiro Clover Z to open for Lady Gaga on tour

Jul 7, 2014

Momoiro Clover Z to open for Lady Gaga on tour

Idol group Momoiro Clover Z has been selected by Lady Gaga to be the opening act for one of her Japanese performances next month. The pop star’s “ArtRave: The Artpop Ball” tour is set to hit QVC Marine Field in Chiba on Aug. 13 ...

'Binette Schroeder: The Beautiful Fantasy World'

Jul 3, 2014

'Binette Schroeder: The Beautiful Fantasy World'

Though it was her childhood dream to be a children’s book illustrator, German artist Binette Schroeder began as a graphic designer and portrait photographer, developing skills and styles that were to later influence her work. When her debut children’s book, “Lupinchen,” was published in ...

'Koji Suzuki'

Jun 18, 2014

'Koji Suzuki'

“Where the Wild Things Are,” “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “Where’s Waldo?” — these world-renowned children’s books feature some of the most vivid and unforgettable illustrations that retain places in the hearts of readers all the way into adulthood. In Japan, Koji Suzuki is ...