The first look at Japanese fashion brand BEAMS and its evolution into one of the most significant arbiters of streetwear style and contemporary cool. BEAMS, which started as a small shop in the Harajuku district of Tokyo in 1976, has since grown into an influential fashion brand and an arbiter of style in Japan and beyond. To best serve the ever changing patterns of life for new generations of consumers setting trends in fashion and streetwear for over four decades, BEAMS puts collaboration at the core of its philosophy, helping it to become a magnet for young designers with crisp and dynamic ideas. BEAMS offers readers an exclusive look at the inner workings of one Japan´s most innovative fashion brands. Highlighted within are key collaborations between BEAMS and brands including Adidas, Nike, Reebok, and Levi´s and renowned photographers such as Mark Borthwick and Terry Richardson. Complete with photographs, sketches, and in-depth essays by curators and collaborators, this book presents a detailed look into BEAMS and its four decades of bringing together the best emerging talent with international designers.
Tokyo, the city of shrines, shopping and sumo-wrestling, is a must-see on any traveller´s itinerary and this pocket-size PopOut Map is the ideal companion to help navigate your way around this immense city. Tuck it in a pocket or bag for quick reference, this compact, dependable, Tokyo city map will ensure you don´t miss a thing. Includes 2 PopOut maps - a detailed street map of Tokyo city centre as well as an overview map of greater Tokyo Additional maps of Shinjuku, Ueno & Asakusa and the subway are also included Handy, self-folding, tourist map is small enough to fit in your pocket yet offers extensive coverage of the city in an easy-to-use format Thorough street index is also featured and cross-referenced to the map so you can easily find your destination Hotels, restaurants, stores and attractions are all included on the maps Contents include: PopOut Map of central Tokyo PopOut Map of greater Tokyo Detail map of Shinjuku Detail map of Ueno & Asakusa Subway map Fold size: 95mm x 130mm Sheet size: 215mm x 225mm (per sheet; 2 sheets) Approx scale: 1:20,000 (Central Tokyo); 1:45,000 (Greater Tokyo). The scale is approximate and should be used as a guideline only.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this vibrant city. Follow in the footsteps of emperors in the grounds of the Imperial Palace, take in jaw-dropping views from the top of the Tokyo SkyTree or explore the historic streets of Yanaka: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Tokyo with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Tokyo: - Over 15 colour maps, plus a large-scale pull-out map of the city and a transport map, help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Tokyo, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show in detail Ueno Park, Tokyo National Museum, Senso-ji Temple, Nikko´s Tosho-Gu Shrine and more - Colour photographs of Tokyo´s historic sights, incredible architecture, lively districts, museums, temples, parks and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Central Tokyo, Northern Tokyo, Western Tokyo, Farther Afield and Beyond Tokyo - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the city´s history, architecture, theatre and martial arts, and discover the festivals that take place throughout the year - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Tokyo is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Tokyo. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. ´´No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one´´ - The Independent Want to explore more of Japan? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Japan.About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK´s highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world´s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
The end-all-be-all guide to ramen featuring more than 40 recipes from Ivan Orkin, the iconoclastic New York-born owner of Tokyo´s top ramen shop. While scores of people line up outside American ramen powerhouses like Momofuku Noodle Bar, chefs and food writers in the know revere Ivan Orkin´s traditional Japanese take on ramen. Ivan Ramen chronicles Orkin´s journey from dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker to the chef and owner of one of Japan´s most-loved ramen restaurants, Ivan Ramen. His passion for ramen is contagious, his story fascinating, and his recipes to-die-for, including the complete, detailed recipe for his signature Shio Ramen, master recipes for the fundamental types of ramen, and some of his most popular ramen variations. Likely the only chef in the world with the knowledge and access to convey such a candid look at Japanese cuisine to a Western audience, Orkin is perfectly positioned to author what will be the ultimate English-language overview on ramen and all of its components. Ivan Ramen will inspire you to forge your own path, give you insight into Japanese culture, and leave you with a deep appreciation for what goes into a seemingly simple bowl of noodles.
Japanese: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Japanese grammar. It explores the complexities of the language thoroughly, filling many gaps left by previous textbooks. Clear grammar points are put in context by examples from a range of Japanese media. The emphasis is firmly on contemporary Japanese as spoken and written by native speakers. Features of the book include: * coverage of colloquial and standard Japanese * clear alphabetical organization * extensive cross-referencing * detailed index of Japanese and English terms Written by experts in their fields, this will prove a lasting and reliable resource for all learners of Japanese.
Featuring an attractive new cover, and the same convenient, traveler-friendly size as the previous editions, this completely up-to-date version includes maps, created by satellite imaging, that offer some of the most comprehensive and detailed topography of Japan to date. In addition to the complete map of Japan, there are detail maps of Tokyo metropolitan area, Osaka, Kobe, Kyoto, Nara, and Nagoya.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this cultured and unique nation. Take a guided Tokyo walking tour, bathe in hot springs, hike Japan´s mountainous interior or visit peaceful temples: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Japan with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Japan: - Over 30 colour maps, plus a Tokyo subway guide, help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Japan, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans depict Tokyo National Museum, Senso-ji Temple, Nijo Castle, Himeji Castle, Taiyuin-byo Shrine and more - Colour photographs of Japan´s stunning landscape, temples and shrines, impressive castles and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Tokyo, Honshu, Kyoto, Shikoku, Kyushu, Okinawa and Hokkaido - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about history, festivals, rituals, values, beliefs and traditions - Experience the culture with features on Japanese houses, sumo and the martial arts, Japanese traditional theatre, the samurai and Japanese traditional dress - Essential travel tips - our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus useful phrases, visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Japan is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to Japan. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. ´´No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one´´ - The Independent On a shorter break? Try our DK Eyewitness Top 10 Tokyo guide. About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK´s highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world´s leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
A compact guidebook to Japan´s national beverage, ´´The Sake Handbook´´ is the perfect introduction to the history, brewing, and merits of a variety of sake. Gauntner gives readers all the information they need to become sake experts. Now revised with updated sake recommendations and pubs, this book includes a detailed explanation of the sake brewing process and profiles of over fifty Japanese izakaya (sake pubs) in Tokyo. There are also reviews of over one hundred sake brands, sake labels for easy identification and a list of specialty liquor shops throughout Japan, with addresses and phone numbers, where readers can purchase hard-to-find sake brands.