Design Is Business

Meanwhile, at a local bookstore located in the northern frigid parts of Sapporo Japan, I spot from the corner of my eye a familiar face. Sitting, quite literally, under the business magazine section on the cover of Forbes


This portable gas stove that I received as a wedding gift from a former superior has been a true gem! We use it almost every day. Even for sukiyaki!

Nengajo Twenty Nineteen

Japanese New Year’s cards in the making.

Hot Cake

Otherwise known as ‘pancake’ in America (and pretty much everywhere else)

New Year’s breakfast 🙂

Soup Bowl

And sometimes used for oyakodon

Tableware design by Tachikichi