Posted April 9th, 2015 by admin |
Uncategorized | art nouveau, design history, important japanese designers
Although much has been written about the influence of Japan on Western design movements (the Aesthetic Movement. Arts and Crafts, and Art Nouveau), far less is known of Western influence on Japan. Yet, from about 1900 to the 1910s, Japanese designers, educators, architects, and craftspeople launched a "new style" of art and craft by incorporating elements from French Art Nouveau, the Vienna Secession, and the Glasgow School into traditional Japanese arts. In a later phase, in the 1920s and '30s, Japanese artists instead drew on the ideals and philosophy of John Ruskin and William Morris to create their own response to the modern world. This utopian phase of the Japanese Arts and Crafts Movement will be explored in the next issue of Style 1900. For now, we focus on the initial blending of Western design with traditional craft that first Continue reading Arts And Crafts: Japanese Style »
Posted March 30th, 2015 by admin |
Uncategorized | neuropsychology, sleep deprivation, stop snoring tips
If you are one of those people who tried to stop snoring by using natural remedies without any success, there are a few medical devices that could help you overcome this condition.
If you stopped drinking alcohol and dairy products before bed time without success, tried sleeping on your side and taking decongestive tablets, and still you are losing the snoring battle, this would be the answer for you. CPAP is a facemask that pushes air through your airways to keep them open during the time of sleep. This machine is the size of a shoebox with a flexible tube and mask. With CPAP, it does not matter where the obstruction would be occurring. Apart from Continue reading Cutting the Snoring Out Of Your Life »
Posted March 24th, 2015 by admin |
Uncategorized | brands, japanese expansion, living the dream, retail
After more than two years of planning, Aveda is set to unveil a key piece in its global expansion strategy: launching in Japan.
The company's first mark in the country will be with a three-level facility in Tokyo's trendy Minami Aoyama area this fall, noted Dominique Conseil, president of Aveda, who visited here in May to announce the official launch of the brand to the Japanese market. The space will include a shop and cafe on the first floor and a salon and spa on the second floor and basement, respectively.
Global expansion for the brand has been a goal of Aveda's parent, the Estee Lauder Cos., since it purchased the lifestyle brand in December 1997. And with this launch, Aveda has a president who's at home in the market: before assuming the presidency of Aveda in July 2000, Conseil had previously been president Continue reading Aveda Goes For Broke In Tokyo »