Fashion’s favourite architect, Masamichi Katayama of Wonderwall, on the role of store design in luring shoppers

The otaku (obsessive enthusiast) mentality is nothing new in Japan. This feverish devotion – often seen in manga and J-pop fans – takes on an awe-inspiring quality when it manifests itself in a design studio. Architect Masamichi Katayama’s Tokyo ...

This YouTuber can cover Oasis’ ‘Wonderwall’ in any style you could imagine – even Russian techno

We’re going to really go out on a limb here – but we reckon you’ve heard ‘Wonderwall’ before. Like, so many times. Like that time when your mate thought he was the next Noel Gallagher at a doomed house party. Or that time when you asked, no ...

A little-known travel app that is Airbnb-meets-Tinder helped me have the wildest night in Tokyo partying until sunrise

Without asking, they put on Red Hot Chili Peppers and handed us microphones. Twenty or thirty songs later — including "Wonderwall," "Semi-Charmed Life," and "Don't Stop Believin'" — we realized it was 5 a.m. The group mostly dispersed, but the host ...