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Jul.11, 2012
Inspiration, travel

We are back from Tokyo - tired and inspired. The Egg Press team was busy! We explored Shinjuku, Shibuya, Harajuku, Ginza, Ebisu / Daikanyama, and of course spent a lot of time on a man-made island in Tokyo Bay which hosts among other things, Tokyo Big Sight – the home of ISOT (the International Stationery Show)! We had a great time at the show introducing our line to fellow paper lovers and meeting local letterpress printers and folks in the industry.

We heart Japan! And we were inspired by literally everything - 100 yen stores, convenience stores, street signs, street fashion, bicycles, vending machines, the food... And we were blown away by so much thoughtful design and rich retail environments / experiences. Amongst our favorite were:

Quico
Tsutaya Daikanyama
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If you are in Tokyo or planning a trip, go check them out!

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