Tag results for: 2011 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami

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Merce Death – “Still in the Sky” Music Video | Created Entirely on Apple iPhone 4S

The one man musical outfit known as Merce Death (aka Shingo Ohno) has an interesting proposition – to make an entire music video utilizing nothing else but his Apple iPhone 4S. Though many Apple faithful have taken to their mobile device as their only camera and camcorder, … READ MORE

KAWS – “KAWSBOB Enters The Strange Forest” Painting | Sold For A Record High $155,000 At Charity Auction

For a few, it was home. For many others, Japan’s odd mix of traditions and modernities served as their place of inspirations. So when pop artist Takashi Murakami started plans for his charity auction to benefit the ongoing recovery efforts from March’s devastating Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake, artists like … READ MORE

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Christie’s + Takashi Murakami – Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Benefit Auction

Seven months have passed already since the tragic earthquake and tsunami that hit the Tohoku region of Japan on 3/11. Unfortunately, the catastrophic event have left many still homeless, all now are battling to rebuild their communities. At the same time, the region is fighting for some … READ MORE

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CLOT x SIZE Lifestyle – “Nuclear Makes Noclear” Charity Project

The event occurred on March 11th appears to be in the distant past, but effects from the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck northern Japan earlier this year linger on still. While the clean-up and recoveries have proceed accordingly, a full recovery is all but certain due the … READ MORE

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White Mountaineering – Autumn/Winter 2011 Collection | Video

Despite the devastating earthquake and tsunami back in March, businesses in Japan are running as usual, or at least trying too.  Sadly, White Mountaineering was unable to show their upcoming Autumn/Winter 2011 collection at Japan Fashion Week because of cancellation. Not one to relinquish to the current … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 5/02/2011 5/08/2011

There’s obviously one story that defines this week, but for a round up of the happenings the in worlds of streetwear, sneakers, gear, art, and culture, read on. First up was another welcome charity effort, this time by marquis European retailer Oki-ni, who stepped up with a … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review: 4/24/2011 5/01/2011

Among the overwhelming number of stories we covered this week, it was great to see the release of several projects benefitting victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, from organizations with ties to street art and streetwear; the coalition included Bedwin & the Heartbreakers, Deluxe, Beams, the … READ MORE

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Ace Hotel x BEAMS x Yusuke Hanai – Charity T-Shirt | To Support Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Victims

Because there is still an overwhelming need of support, trendy hospitality group Ace Hotel along with Japanese retail giant BEAMS co-created a limited charity t-shirt for the victims of the March 11th Earthquake & Tsunami. Based on surfer and artist Yusuke Hanai‘s original painting “Hang Together”, itself … READ MORE

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Deluxe – Charity T-Shirt | To Support Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Victims

As a more somber Golden Week approaches, more and more Japanese labels are showing their solidarity by any means of contributions. Along with volunteering and several rounds of donation, Deluxe Clothing just printed a set of special charity t-shirts. In black or white with lettering in contrast … READ MORE

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Bedwin & The Heartbreakers – Charity T-Shirt | To Support Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Victims

If it wasn’t for the occasional ticker alerts on television, it is difficult to imagine the devastation caused by the March 11th Earthquake & Tsunami was just a few hours away north of Tokyo. Though most major metropolitan centers in the affected area have returned to some … READ MORE

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Staple Design – HELP JAPAN Button

A nation that always pride itself as self-sufficient, Japan finally succumbed to reality yesterday when its nuclear agency raised the disaster level at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant to 7 from 5 on the scale of severity, on par as the Chernobyl incident in 1986. … READ MORE