Japan

City

A long weekend in Tokyo with Phillip Lim

The American designer recommends a full immersion through visiting old‑school udon bars, prowling galleries and mining its craftsmanship traditions for inspiration everywhere, he tells Fiona McCarthy
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Art

Access all areas with the titans of Japanese art

Reverence for the handmade runs deep in Japan’s culture. Now an enterprising Englishman is opening doors (ever so discreetly) to its top artists’ studios. Danielle Demetriou samples an extraordinary fixing service
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Gardens

The budding trend for Japanese-style gardens

The eastern ethos of serenity is taking root in European gardens in new and enlightening ways, as Japanese landscaping traditions cross-pollinate with the West’s take on mindfulness and meditation, says Amy Bradford
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