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Inside The Studio: Kintsugi Artist Joe Weaver

As humans, when we try to repair things, we aim to do it in a way that makes it look as perfect as possible, as if it had never been broken before. Kintsugi does the complete opposite. It’s a Japanese art form that draws even more attention to the flaws but highlights them in the […]

The “Maine” Operation: Spreading Lobster Love From Coast To Coast

A modern east coast classic has dared to come west, with its first location opening in SoMa this month. Luke’s Lobster has, in just nine years, redefined what affordable, sustainable seafood can be. After opening shop in New York City’s East Village in 2009, the company has garnered fans from coast to coast, and overseas […]

Blue Bottle Opens in Kyoto and It’s So Chic—Per Usual

Being a hometown coffee juggernaut, Blue Bottle opens it’s 8th Japanese store in the historical prefecture of Kyoto. Just launching their first new cafe outside of Tokyo, Blue Bottle has a lot of things to celebrate at this moment. The newest Blue Bottle is also, in a way, the brand’s oldest, located in a century-old […]

The Minimalist Muji Huts: It’s Time To Go Glamping If You Ask Us

Photo via Muji If glamping already wasn’t chic enough — Muji (540 9th St) took it up a step further. Where excellent woods craftsmanship meets minimalism unprovoked, the Muji Hut commands a slow living vibe we are in dire need of this summer. Sadly only available in Japan, you can bet a trip to Tokyo […]

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