An insider’s look at the myriad styles of private homes of Japan, showing how Japanese interior design continues to evolve in a new era.
Exploring the art and craft of Japanese residential interiors, author Mihoko Iida provides an insider’s look into the wide-ranging interior design of her country’s private homes. Featuring twenty-eight exemplary residences around Japan – from urban apartments to mountain and seaside escapes – the book showcases aspirational minimalist homes alongside functional live/work spaces and traditional historic dwellings.
Throughout, Iida demonstrates the enduring philosophy of integrating the natural landscape into the home, and details the influences and continuing evolution of Japanese interior design. The book also showcases homes designed by some of Japan’s top architects, such as Kengo Kuma, nendo, Koji Fujii, Arata Endo, and Takamitsu Azuma.
Iro: The Essence of Color in Japanese Design
The first and only survey of Japanese design as seen through the lens of Japan’s traditional color spectrum – an exquisitely packaged fresh take on a universally popular topic. The traditional colors of Japan have been in use since the seventh century, originally to indicate rank and social hierarchy but, over time, their significance has broadened to include all […]695 SEK
Lifestyle - Travel
The Monocle Book of Japan
A celebration of the endlessly fascinating and culturally rich country of Japan, this book from the Monocle team is packed with insights and fully illustrated with stunning photography. Monocle’s latest book is an ardent paean to Japan, covering everything from design, architecture, and culture to food, fashion, and current affairs. Since it launched in 2007, […]625 SEK
Architecture - Art - Design - Graphic Design - Interior Design
Japanese Design Since 1945: A Complete Sourcebook
For the Japanese, the concept of design is not limited to functionality or materiality—it is deeply connected with ancient culture and rituals. In this sense, a chair is much more than what you sit on, a cup more than what you drink from: these objects are to be reﬂected upon, to be touched and cherished. […]579 SEK
Food & Drink
Japan: The Cookbook
Japan’s signature foods – sushi, ramen, cakes – are loved around the world. Now, the iconic and regional dishes of Japan’s traditional cuisine are made available to home cooks with this authoritative collection from acclaimed food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. 400 recipes divided into 15 chapters by course explore every part of Japan with soups, […]425 SEK