CITY GUIDE

 

I concocted a list of places around the world, where I’ve been or dream to visit, that celebrate authenticity, consciousness and simplicity in design and life.
This space will continuously be fed with new discoveries.

JAPAN

Photo: Sioribi

Photo: Sioribi

TOKYO

Museum As It Is (museum, Chiba)
Mingei Kan (museum, Tokyo)
Center of Cosmic Wonder (concept store, Aoyama)
Are (restaurant, Shibuya)
Found MUJI (concept store, Aoyama)
Playmountain Tokyo (concept store, Shibuya)
Alaska Zwei (vegetarian restaurant, Nakameguro)
FURUICHI (antique store, Asagaya)
Curator’s Cube (art gallery, Nishishimbashi)

KYOTO

Stardust Kana (concept store)
Mumokuteki (concept store)
Malda Kyoto (hotel / cafe)

NAGANO

Sioribi (concept store, Matsumoto)
Matsumoto Folk Craft Museum (museum, Matsumoto)

SAPPORO

Marumugi Bakery (bakery)
Café Morihico (café)
D&DEPARTMENT PROJECT SAPPORO (concept store)
Bossa (jazz bar)
Ainu Cultural Center
Moerenuma park (with Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures)

 

LONDON

Photo: Uchi

Photo: Uchi

Momosan shop (concept store, Hackney)
Tiosk (tea house, Hackney)
Uchi (izakaya, Hackney)
Kissa Wa Café (restaurant, Islington)
Violet Cakes (café + bakery, Hackney)
The Monocle Café (café + restaurant
Benk + Bo (café + coworking space, Shoreditch)
TOAST (clothing store, UK)
Toconoco (café, UK)

 

BALI

Photo: Canaan Bali

Photo: Canaan Bali

Old Friends Cafe (café, Ubud)
Sage (vegan restaurant, Ubud)
Canaan Bali (concept store, Seminyak)
Gaya Ceramic (ceramic class, Ubud)
Kul Kul Farm (permaculture farm, Sibang Kaja)
Thread of Life (natural dyed textile shop, Ubud)
USADA (culture, movement & yoga shala, Ubud)
Moksa Farmer’s market (Ubud)

PARIS

Photo: Jay & Joy

Photo: Jay & Joy

Mokonuts (restaurant)
Jay & Joy (vegan cremerie)
TOMO (patisserie)
Le Comptoir Général
La Petite Fabrique (restaurant)
Atelier Brancusi (museum)
La Recyclerie