origami

A Vending Machine for Origami? Only in Japan’s Ehime Prefecture!

When it comes to vending machines, Japan’s always a champion. While the rest of the world settles on the simplicity and practicality of the machine, here comes Japan bringing it to an entirely new level by dispensing all sorts of items not just limited to those we use every day. From bento and noodles to…

Trouble Finding Souvenirs in Japan? Choose the Best Without Wasting Time or Money!

When traveling, many people want to take something special home for their loved ones, or for themselves to remember their journey. However, getting gifts can be costly, time-consuming and stressful because it allows less time to travel and less money for yourself. Though there are many places to buy souvenirs, it can be hard to…

Check Out the Unusual Way This Japanese Hospital Challenges Its Medical Students

Potential doctors and surgeons are required to be book smart to ensure that they are knowledgeable about diseases and how to treat patients. Other than being able to ace the written exams, it is obviously also highly important that surgeons have the skills to operate on patients. Therefore, a hospital in Japan has come up…

Find the Traditional Origami Patterns in Modern Technology!

Origami has been assimilated in the Oxford dictionary since time immemorial, and it has also become a global buzzword. It is defined as the Japanese art of folding papers into various shapes and sizes. However, the elegance of origami goes further that being a mere ornament for the Tanabata Festival. Today, many modern structural designs…

3 Brilliant Mobile Apps to Make Shopping a Breeze in Japan!

Nowadays, online shopping is becoming more and more popular in Japan and all around the world. With customer service very high in priority in most Japanese companies, the online shopping system has also been made to a high standard. This ensures that customers will receive a positive experience online as well as shopping directly in…

Origami as Issey Miyake’s Ever–Lasting Inspiration

Origami is the traditional Japanese paper folding craft, which has been practiced ever since the Edo period. Who would have thought that one simple white paper can be transformed into a whole new character. This paper folding trend has become a widespread culture all over the globe, and not only in Asia, but in Europe…

5 Great Souvenirs to Wow and Impress When you Come Back from Japan!

Souvenir shopping can be a pain. Everyone wants something from your exotic trip abroad. Worse still, if you live in Japan, people at home always want you to send cool stuff back. The goals are: light for shipping, not readily available abroad, and of course, the WOW factor. 1. Origami Paper roraigami.blogspot.jp/ Origami paper can…

3 Creative and Practical Ideas for Advanced Origami

With the invention of paper, the technique of using origami also followed. During the 6th century, Buddhist monks carried paper into Japan. It was used first for ceremonial practices due to its expensive price. From then on, it evolved and became a part of Japan’s normal life. There are a lot of modern designs available…

The iconic Japanese crafts and forms of art

We are pretty familiar with Bonsai, Origami and etc. Originated from Japan and became famous worldwide, these forms of art always reflect the Japanese culture and artistic ability. The structure and the style of Japanese gardens , potteries and such are also really attractive and can be seen everywhere when we travel throughout this country.…
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