Blog Review: Spoon & Tamago

As someone who works for an art magazine, I try to keep abreast of the latest in Japanese design. One website that I am particularly fond of is Spoon & Tamago.

Ryosuke Fukusada & Rui Pereira. Sapore Dei Mobili. Image via Spoon & Tamago.

Created by husband-wife team Johnny (Tamago) and Tomomi (Spoon), this English-language design blog “attempts to comprehensively cover all aspects of Japanese design from fine art and architecture to product and graphic design.” The contributors do their own research and translations; since they focus on aggregating recent and original content, Spoon & Tamago plays a critical role in design-blog world and is often cited on Design Milk, Moco Loco, and Inhabitat. I first encountered the site when I was researching designer Ryosuke Fukusada and his projects Sapore dei Mobili (with Rui Pereira) and Net Lamp.

Image via Spoon & Tamago. “Winners of the You Fab 2012 design contest.”

Spoon & Tamago covers everything from design contests to cutting-edging architecture to Kyary Pamyu Pamyu‘s videos. Don’t know where to start? For a brief overview of who’s who in Japanese contemporary art and design, the fields covered on the site, or Japanese architecture, check out the Explore page.

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1 Response to Blog Review: Spoon & Tamago

  1. bleushoe says:

    That’s cool. Man, that mini furniture waffle iron is amazing! I’m not a big waffle guy, but I would totally make and eat those.

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