Sumo 101: Wrestlers' clothing and footwear

Sumo Nov 23, 2018

Sumo 101: Wrestlers' clothing and footwear

by John Gunning

Sumo is a world where success or failure in the ring has direct and tangible effects on a wrestler's life. The more you win, the better your situation becomes in many ways. One visible sign of how well a rikishi is doing is what's on his ...

Updating tradition at Tokyo Design Week

Style & Design | ON: DESIGN Oct 31, 2015

Updating tradition at Tokyo Design Week

by Mio Yamada

Promoting Japan's artisanal history and new design Established in 2005, Tokyo Design Week has done an admirable job of showcasing Japanese creators both major and minor. Unfortunately, this year has been a bit of a let-down from past years' presentations. Much smaller in scale and ...