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Hiroshima Illustration Guidebook by IC4DESIGN inc.

Hiroshima Illustration Guidebook by IC4DESIGN inc.

I just came back from my week visiting Hiroshima including the island of Naoshima (Art Island). Departing from Okayama, it has been an incredible journey and one of the things you encounter when you are traveling in another country is the art & design (as a designer for the least). From the architecture, interior, tv advertisements...just everything. Among them, I stumbled across the work of IC4DESIGN inc., a two-team of illustrators based in Hiroshima, Japan. We are showcasing a series of illustrations they worked for the city's guidebook. Check it out and for anyone who has been in Hiroshima. That represents Hiroshima very well, enjoy! We made Hiroshima island. More Links Studio Site Behance Illustration

Exploring the Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima Prefecture

Exploring the Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima Prefecture

About a week before I leave for Japan, I am really excited about it. We will be spending quite some time in Japan and ONE of the places we will try to visit is the Ribbon Chapel in Hiroshima Prefecture by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP. Built in 2013, it's a wedding chapel located in the garden of a resort hotel Bella Vista Sakaigahama. The chapel gives an insane panoramic view of the Inland Sea of Japan and the spiral staircase is so intriguing. Even though the lobby will look flat, the staircase definitely gives an impressive vertical direction. Let's hope they will give me access to some wandering and shots! A wedding chapel is originally a building type that consists of passage. The aisle a bride walks down with her father becomes the departing passage for the bride and groom, and along the way is filled with profound memory and emotion. Fortunately, in this chapel, the ceremony also takes form as the bride and groom climb separate stairways to meet at the top, ask for heaven’s forgiveness to join as one, and declare their marriage. More Links Studio Site