Digital technology is making our lives ever more convenient, but why does stationery remain such a vital tool? (By NAOATSU AOYAMA and TATSUO KOTOYORI)
U.S.-based microblogging provider Twitter has made it possible to share information and opinions online as "tweets," sending them out instantaneously to a worldwide audience.
At Ecole de la Plaine, a public elementary school in eastern Paris, we asked the equivalent of a fourth-grade class in Japan, "How many of you own a Frixion?"
Browse through any bookstore or outlet selling household goods stores in the United States and Europe, and chances are that simple notebooks with a black cover and rubber band...
The historic city of Nuremburg in southern Germany is the birthplace of wooden pencils.
We sense the transition of the seasons in the redolence of the wind and our hearts flutter at the scent of our beloved. Fragrances add color to our everyday life and enrich our existence. We are unable to resist their bewitching allure.
When the curtain rises, Shugo Ikoh's job as an opera director is done. There is nothing more that he can do. He always sits alone in an aisle seat among the audience.
With oil consumption in the Asia-Pacific region increasing more than 30 percent since 2000, Malaysia has been bolstering its role as an energy consumer and regional hub for energy trading. In cooperation with Singapore, with...
ASICS, Japan’s largest sport shoe, apparel and equipment manufacturer, is gradually starting to make lengthy strides into the global athletic shoe market dominated by U.S.-based Nike and German Adidas.