Japanese design makes its name at home and overseas

Aug 27, 2017

Japanese design makes its name at home and overseas

In Japanese fashion this month, we see two local designers embarking on international careers by taking over one of Italy's most well-known brands, along with a new two-day fashion and lifestyle market in Harajuku, with attractions for the whole family. Costume National fall-winter 2018 menswear Storied ...

Strange days of today's technology

| Jul 16, 2017

Strange days of today's technology

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Hang in there, the stinky summer could soon be over Summer always seems to come with an increased level of bad odors. Whether it's from sweat, smoke or food, smells seem to get more powerful in the heat and humidity. Panasonic, however, has come up with ...

Germany celebrates royal wedding despite groom's father's disapproval

Jul 9, 2017

Germany celebrates royal wedding despite groom's father's disapproval

Prince Ernst August of Hanover, a descendant of one of Europe's storied noble families, married a Russian fashion designer Saturday — despite the public disapproval of the match by the groom's father. Borne in a horse-drawn carriage, Ernst August Jr., 33, and Ekaterina Malysheva, 30, ...

'Most wanted' in Japanese design

| Jul 2, 2017

'Most wanted' in Japanese design

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The Interior Lifestyle Tokyo trade fair, an annual event held in June at Tokyo Big Sight, always showcases an impressive number of Japanese participants. This year, On Design picks its favorites from the fair's "Wanted" special exhibition of designers looking for collaborators or ...

Jun 28, 2017

China frees three activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier

Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. The three activists walked out of a police station in Ganzhou, a city in southeastern Jiangxi province, ...