“Purity” is a quality that I often look for in too many things, including furniture. These extremely well-made pieces by WHITEWOODS express exactly that quality, but beyond that there is also a rare calmness about them, like the quiet in the middle of a storm.
The “Travelers” issue of Casual Days Magazine is finally out! We have made a small video for those who want to have a look inside the issue.
We’re really enjoying Evelyn Dragan’s photographic work. They have a dreamy, calm quality that can draw the coldest hearts.
An old interview we did with Wang Chuen Tz, who’s a wonderful illustrator from Taiwan and one of our favorites.
I love it when cafes are done up nicely. And I have since discovered that there are a million ways to decorate a cafe. Because, run by different owners, every cafe is unique. We go to each one, pushing open the door, and we enter a new life, a new heart.
A wonderful new exhibition by Adam Silverman and Alma Allen at Playmountain in Japan. Too beautiful.
We are in talks with Art & Seoul regarding a collaboration in issue 2. Very excited!
If this was the kind of music I listened to while I was growing up, I think I’d turn out to be a different person… maybe better
Hard Graft makes the most beautiful bags!
Tokyo Bike Australia
A selection of comfortable clothings for wet, rainy and cold days. From Inventory Magazine’s Stockroom.
“CHIN JUKAN POTTERY is a series of ceramic wares with both Chin Jukan Kiln and Landscape Products collaborating. One represents a Satsuma Ware with its 400 years worth of tradition and skills, and the other is a company who is devoted to make original furniture based out from Kagoshima and to design products that would ...
The meaning of life is here, in these common, small, but beautiful moments that flicker for a moment before they are gone. Photo credit: here
I would be almost happy if I could live in a place that looks like this. Designed by Korean design studio ARABY.
A travelogue by Koo Chia Meng. Taipei footages shot on iPhone 4 from Dec’10 to Jan’11. A conversation. Between seasons. Between times. Between self. _ This short film is made by Koo Chia Meng for Casual Days / Issue 0.1: Travelers.
Monokraft is the side project of ea, a design studio founded by designer Toru Shimizu. The philosophy of Monokraft is to make furniture that “grows old together with their owners”, and that means a winning combination of solid craftsmanship and clean, classic designs. According to Shimizu, wood is a material that ages well and is ...
We always need a couple of these hanging around the house to capture those sudden moments of inspiration or that inexplicable rush of feelings. These and more (wonderful stuff) available at the online store Milk & Paper.
Photos by Yataro Matsuura, who is my absolute hero.
Japanese apartments have always had their own certain look to them, whether it’s the wooden floors, small and cramped spaces, soft window lighting, or even the fact that everything is low and in reach. There is just something about them that is so appealing. To have your own little controlled environment containing everything you love and ...
You can go for a picnic, shield yourself against the cold and pack your clothes and books into a bundle using this multi-purpose scarf designed by itis edition. Available at Booday.
Photograph: Carrie Yeo
Photos by Carrie Yeo.
Everyone is crazy about Korea but I miss it particularly for its food, which I can never tire of. – Photographs: Rebecca Toh
I want to buy that light. – Photograph: Rebecca Toh