Photography by Isao Hashinoki

Just lately I’ve had the urge to pick up my old Pentax film camera, when the summer months arrive it seems to be the perfect time to use it. The camera really is a brilliant piece of equipment and I’ve invested quite a lot of money in making sure the light seals were properly fitted and not worn, and everything was clean mechanically inside. It pays to make sure the older equipment is running smoothly, as the benefits can be extremely …

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Ceramics by Fumihiro Toda

Coming across great ceramics and pottery has been quite an easy task for me lately, it doesn’t take long to find an artist I like whilst browsing a Japanese shop or website, this obviously gets me researching on the specific individual. Unfortunately when I arrive at their portfolio page they’re usually lacking on the image front, not in terms of substance but in terms of photo size so it’s hard to bring across, but there can be the rare case …

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Parker Fitzgerald for Kinfolk

Regular followers of our blog will know we have a lot of admiration for photographer Parker Fitzgerald and fine dining magazine Kinfolk, given the amount of times we’ve covered both of these entities here in the past. Recently Kinfolk got together for one of their evening meals and invited Parker to come and document the occasion, which thankfully he accepted as we see above and below in this tremendous series of photographs that he’s capt …

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Set of Imagery from Sachie Mucuge

What I enjoy most about the work we collate here is that it’s so diverse in terms of it’s sources, one day we could be sharing a brand which has a really rich heritage and the next an individual that perhaps many of us have not heard of before. It’s this very freedom to express new ideas that initially drew me towards the work of Japanese creative Sachie Mucuge, as this candid free flowing form of creativity is something I can really …

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