• Honorary Visiting Professor

    Honorary Visiting Professor

    David has been given the title of Honorary Visiting Professor at Kanazawa Art College, for outstanding achievements in art and education.

  • Lotus – Future Tech

    Lotus – Future Tech

    Like many car companies Lotus are trying navigate the switch to electric power. We were invited to help them understand and explore

  • IRO Colour

    IRO Colour

    “What colour is Japan. Is it red like the prominent circle of the Japanese flag, or the outlined lips and eyes of a geisha against her white foundation,

  • Gained in Translation

    Gained in Translation

    In this brilliant podcast series Business Success Japan, I chat to the creator Lydia Beukelman about my experiences working in Japan.

  • Take me down to Denki Town

    Take me down to Denki Town

    I take a deep dive into consumer electronic retailing in Japan for ‘Take on Japan’ – heres what I found.

  • Handmade in Japan

    Handmade in Japan

    If like me you have an appetite for exploring all things related to Japanese design and crafts, Irwin Wong’s introduction to Handmade in Japan will surely prompt you to investigate further


“The sheen of the lacquer, set out in the night, reflects the wavering candlelight”

Junichiro Tanizaki


    We are London based Designers, Advisers and Japan Experts.