- A total styling coordinator who consults on everything from beauty, makeup, hair and fashion to health and anti-aging, Sachiko Kawabe is determined to help women live their lives unconstrained by factors such as age and professional titles, and in a way that is always true to themselves. We had a chance to speak with her at her home, filled with plants and soft sunlight, where she reflected on her life and career.
- Yuko Nagayama deals with architectural projects ranging from retail spaces of every type to office buildings, galleries, halls, hotels, traditional inns, museums, tea ceremony rooms, shrines and city planning projects. While maintaining a full and varied workload as an architect, she also manages to take care of her children. At her home, which she finished renovating in February of last year, she spoke to us about work and the other necessary elements of life.
- After working in a secondhand bookstore in Tokyo’s “book town” of Jinbocho, Yoshiyuki Morioka opened a bookstore in the Kayabacho area, relocating in May of 2015 to the first floor of a historic building in the Ginza 1-chome district. The Morioka Shoten bookstore is known for its unique practice of stocking multiple copies of only a single title at a time, featuring a different book each week. Morioka Shoten proprietor and book director Yoshiyuki Morioka has long been a fan of COOHEM jackets, and today we speak to him about clothing, roots, craftsmanship, Japan and the world in general.