gently does it

9:00am Friday, 05 Jul.

If you like flouncy dresses and delicate, fanciful prints, you’ll appreciate the designs of Japanese label Minä Perhonen.

hello sandwich shop

3:00pm Saturday, 15 Jun.

Make a beeline for this Instagram store if you dream of surrounding yourself with kawaii goods.

Each painting takes him two years to complete (and that’s working eight hours a day).

colourful language

9:00am Wednesday, 14 Mar.

This office in Japan uses coloured pipes to communicate with each other. Pretty nifty idea, hey?

Take a peek at this Japanese artist’s epic (yet tiny) embroidery. Warning: may induce sudden cravings for ramen.

the omoshiro block

3:00pm Saturday, 20 Jan.

This block of sticky notes reveals a tiny architectural design as you gradually remove its sheets. Remarkable.

tiny tokyo

9:00am Wednesday, 03 Jan.

Say konnichiwa to these fascinating shots that manage to make Tokyo’s metropolis look teeny.

Here’s a lovely way to frame a tiny masterpiece – in an accordion-folding scroll.

pigeon heels

10:00am Wednesday, 01 Nov.

Heels to befriend our feathered comrades.

japanese sweet treats

4:00pm Tuesday, 04 Jul.

This online gallery is a treasure trove of Japanese sweets, photographed lovingly for your eyeballs’ (and taste buds’) pleasure.

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