Kids View

Planning a Home with Kids

Amanda 2016

Kids are our world’s greatest resource. Their development rests in the hands of their parents and guardians – you, the reader. How kids develop is largely determined by the way …


Renovations in Miyakojima-ku Osaka

Amanda 2016

One of my favourite buildings is an early 20th century building in north Miyakojima. It is a couple of apartment buildings called Toyokuni. It is run down but it most …

TV Unit

Custom Furniture

Amanda 2016

Custom furniture can be very expensive. And for good reason. It is designed just for you. A carpenter or cabinetmaker is making a one-off item to your exact requirements as …

shop sign

Shop sign

Amanda 2016, Retail, Shopdesign

It’s obvious that the shop sign is one of the key factors in getting customers into your shop. Why is the shop sign such a big deal?   Customers who …

edenotsuki sweets

Edenotsuki Sweets

Amanda 2016, Packaging, Sweets

Nine beautiful edenotsuki sweets  wrapped in delicate washi paper and divided by a contrasting white grid made from cardboard. Edenotsuki sweets written beautifully across each wrapping. The contents are then …