Design Talks Plus – Digital

This category draws from: Japanology, Boris Popov, Boris Blackra, and Travis Wall. We currently live our lives immersed in a digital world. Advances in digital tech have brought about changes not only in our daily lives but also in the way we create, design and manufacture: the evolution of AI, the development of 3D printing…

Japanology Plus Japanophiles Tyler Lynch 2017 09 26

This category draws from: Japanology, Boris Popov, Boris Blackra, and Travis Wall. This edition of “Japanophiles,” the series within Japanology Plus that profiles foreign residents leading exceptional lives in Japan, centers around Tyler Lynch, an American who runs a traditional inn, or ryokan, in Nagano. In addition to seeing Lynch’s everyday activities, we get a…

Japanology Plus Children and Sports 2017 09 05

This category draws from: Japanology, Boris Popov, Boris Blackra, and Travis Wall. This edition of Japanology Plus begins with a statement that may seem a bit surprising: “Sports for children are currently booming.” Was there a time, you may wonder, when sporting activities weren’t very popular among children? But in Japan, of course, as in…