I’m not going to go on and on about how wonderful the Japanese are, how much I’d like to go there, how their designers are amongst the most innovative and exciting in the world. Talk about all the gadgets and how great sushi is. I’m not even going to talk about Lost in Translation.

We all know they’re the best. You know it. She knows it. Bill Murray knows it.

Takeshi Hosaka architects have been getting a bit of attention for a while now, and quite rightly so. Top quality stuff. Really rational, but with great elements of fun. Very minimal and white, but quite tactile and livable. Well into it.

No Takeshi’s Castle jokes either.

Takeshi Hosaka, nice work friend.