Tag results for: Masamichi Katayama


BAPE Store Beijing – Grand Opening | Event Recap

The New Year celebration started early in the city of Beijing as A Bathing Ape and its distributor I.T. opened the doors to BAPE Store Beijing just a few hours ago. Despite the prior confusion about the time of the opening, mostly due to a typo on … READ MORE



Aside from his market showmanship, what people often don’t know about Nigo is his impeccable talent for trend forecasting. While others opened hair salons for adults, the founder of A Bathing Ape was quick to realize parents were more willing to splurge on their children instead of … READ MORE


Exhibition Of WONDERWALL Archives 01 -10 – Project Models

In the current state of economy, for retailers, it is one thing to survive. It is an entirely different thing, however, to thrive and maintain a relevancy in the industry. For these selected few, there is a common trait they shared – architect Masamichi Katayama (片山正通) and … READ MORE


UNIQLO Taipei – Dedicated Website Opens

As reported by Freshness earlier, ahead of its Taipei flagship’s opening, its 916th store to be exact. Japan’s retail brand, UNIQLO, created a dedicated website to bolster its tenets for success, from the valued “Created In Japan” quality (careful in it’s stipulation since the clothes are made … READ MORE

OriginalFake x Wonderwall – KAWS Wall Figure | Available Now

Celebrating design firm Wonderwall‘s 10th year anniversary, KAWS, OriginalFake (which is also a client) and MEDICOM TOY created the unique Wall figure for the occasion. A literal play on the firm’s name, which recently won accolade from MONOCLE Magazine as “Best Retail Designer”, the figure mimics a … READ MORE