Tag: Japan

29
Nov

Smell finger lickin' good with KFC bath salts

If you’ve had a stressful day, perhaps you enjoy relaxing in the tub with some scented bath salts. To most people, a smell isn’t just a fragrance—it’s a memory. And if you’re hankering for the smell of chicken, KFC’s latest addition might make your day batter. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

17
Oct

Giant straw animals invade Japanese fields after rice harvest

Fall is here, which means that it’s time for the harvest and the annual fairs that celebrate it. In Japanese culture waste is often minimized, especially in food. Sometimes, during the annual rice harvest, the leftover rice straw is transformed into straw animals.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

01
May

Artist turns old cardboard boxes into incredible sculptures

Cardboard boxes are the packaging material of choice for the majority of products shipped around the world. In fact, because of its popularity, cardboard boxes comprise a whopping 9 percent of the refuse in a typical landfill. But your old cardboard doesn’t lose its usefulness once the snacks are gone and packages have been opened. Because, aside from simply recycling old cardboard, you can use the material in dozens of creative and practical ways.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

21
Jul

The 2016 National Geographic traveler photo contest winners

Each year National Geographic holds its prestigious travel photography contest. 2016’s has come to an end and it’s time to announce the winners! Chosen from more than 10,000 entries, below are the best traveler photos of the year.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

21
Apr

The newest food trend mashup: Sushi Burgers

We love to eat. We love to discover and experience new foods and flavours. To do this, we constantly create new food mashups, like churro ice cream sandwiches or even mac and cheese meatball sandwiches. However, the newest food trend mashup comes with a Japanese twist.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

18
Jan

Popular, yet controversial upskirt umbrellas

Japan loves its animation and has a lot of anime merchandise aimed at the market there and around the globe. Hoping to establish the theme of ‘Crazy Japan’ around the world, a designer collective called Million Girls Project that intends to produce everyday products with a bizarre, controversial twist has recently launched an all-new umbrella design.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

20
Mar

Burger King cologne wants you to smell like a Whopper

Do you really enjoy the smell of Burger King’s Whopper? I mean really enjoy it? Well, now you can walk around smelling like a Whopper all day with a cologne called Flame-Grilled. The fragrance, released by Burger King Japan, will be on sale starting April 1st, 2015, in celebration of Whopper Day. And no, it’s not an April Fools joke like you might think.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

09
Feb

The world's most beautiful chocolates

Japanese design firm Nendo was declared Maison & Objet’s Designer of the Year. And to celebrate, they were invited to design a lounge for visitors at the furniture and design show. For the show—along with designing the lounge—they decided to create a treat.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

18
Nov

Chocolate pencils for people who love art and chocolate

Acclaimed Japanese design studio Nendo has been credited for designing creations like chocolate paint and ice cream cakes that resemble villages. However, before these creative food ideas came another lesser known creation: chocolate pencils.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

28
Oct

Deep fried maple leaves in a sweet tempura batter

Fall is here and people in Japan are not only enjoying the picturesque autumn view, but they’re also enjoying maple leaves; deep frying them in a sweet tempura batter and eating them.Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

02
Oct

This ice cream looks and tastes like a baked sweet potato

The Japanese are certainly known for their odd eating habits, like deep-fried maple leaves. But did you know that yakiimo—also known as a baked sweet potato—is enjoyed by people of all ages in Japan? Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.

24
Apr

Cool 3D-milled ice cubes that are a work of art

Do you take your whiskey on the rocks? And no, I’m not talking about whiskey stones; I’m talking about ice cubes. In Suntory Whiskey‘s latest campaign, they teamed up with Japanese ad agency TBWA\Hakuhodo to offer something more than your standard ice cubes. Continue Reading..

Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.