All Blog Posts Tagged 'Tokyo' (10)

Zaha Hadid's Sleek New Sports Stadium in Tokyo



With her trademark modern style, smooth lines, and bright white open layout, it's no surprise that UK firm Zaha Hadid beat out 10 other finalists to win a contract to design and build a new national stadium for Japan. The 80,000-seat stadium is a key part of Tokyo’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games and will replace the existing Kasumigaoka National Stadium. The arena is also slated to…

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Added by Eugene on November 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Romantic Cinematic Photos in the Rain and Snow



Generally, people don't look forward to getting caught in the rain or stuck in a snowstorm, but photographer Christophe Jacrot makes it seem like an incredibly beautiful experience. The French photographer's body of work features several images of huddled pedestrians walking along soaked streets and ivory coated paths trying to withstand the weather. Jacrot romanticizes the rain, turning the…

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Added by Pinar on September 30, 2012 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Blade Runner Tokyo Time-Lapse



Inspiration can essentially come from anywhere and everywhere. For French photographer and video artist Samuel Cockedy, his came from the 1982 science fiction movie Blade Runner. Based in Tokyo, Cockedy created the time-lapse video of the city to the score of the movie.



“A tribute to Ridley Scott and Vangelis,… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on October 26, 2011 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

This is Tokyo (11 photos)



Marseille, France-based freelance photographer Eric Rocco (or Hinto Hinto) recently wrote to me to tell me about his Tokyo street photography. As I was looking through his photos I couldn't help but feel like I was right there with him - staring blankly at one of a million drink machines, peering through the floor to ceiling windows, or walking past a stranger who seemed weary, tired and… Continue

Added by alice on January 27, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Marc Jacobs New Tokyo Store

The new Marc Jacobs Collection flagship building on Tokyo’s Omotesando-dori in Ayoma isn’t expected to open at least until November, but it’s already getting top accolades by the architectural community. The American Institute of Architects just bestowed Stephen Jaklitsch Architects, which designed the three-story, 2,800-square-foot building, with an Award of Excellence for it. Jaklitsch is Jacobs’ go-to architect for stores around the world, but this is the first time he has created a store… Continue

Added by Tokyo Fashion on July 20, 2010 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Get Up and Go - Tokyo Time-lapse Video

Stefan Werc used a Canon 7D to capture this amazing time-lapse video of Tokyo. He did a great job editing his stills and adding music which blends perfectly with the film.



Music: Broadcast 2000 - "Get Up and… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 23, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Tokyo Time-Lapse Video

A time-lapse video entitled “static : pulse,” filmed and edited by Samuel Cockedey. Shot in Tokyo. Music by Recoil.



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Added by Eugene on May 24, 2009 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Autobahn - Maison Hermès: Ginza, Tokyo

Autobahn is the title of a colorful window display Konstantin Grcic designed for Maison Hermès in Japan to inaugurate their new spring/summer collection. Hermès' annual theme for 2009 is "The Beautiful Getaway". The windows are currently on display from until March 22nd, 2009 at the Maison Hermès in Ginza, Tokyo.…

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Added by Eugene on March 19, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Tokyo Architecture

Sweet photos of Tokyo’s architectural structures by psalmplasma.…

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Added by Eugene on August 27, 2008 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

68th Annual Nisei Week - Japanese Festival - 8/16-8/24: Little Tokyo in Downtown LA

The 2008 Nisei Week Japanese Festival takes place in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo District from August 16-24. The festival is produced by the Nisei Week Foundation, whose mission is to promote Japanese and Japanese American heritage and traditions while bringing together the diverse communities of Southern California through cultural art, activities, exhibits, entertainment, food, and games.



Taking place on August 16 (11am-7pm) and August 17… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 4, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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