Us Blah + Me Blah aspires to be a cultural bridge between Japan and the West.
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Lucas Le Bihan
Graphics, November 15th 2016
is a French graphic designer based in Paris who specialises in experimental type design. Soon to launch his design studio, Dreams Office, with a former classmate, Lucas reveals to us how his scientific background has influenced his design ideology and process, and explains his newfound fascination with Japanese culture. Read Interview →
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Charlotte Mei
Art, October 1st 2016
is a British artist based in London who combines her modern and emotive illustration style with different media. In this interview, she explores the unique nature of her engagement with both Western and Asian culture as a mixed-race artist, and discusses her increasingly powerful sense of responsibility to produce a more socially engaged body of work. Read Interview →
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Calum Bowen
bo en
Music, July 30th 2016
is a British musician based in London. When producing the eccentric, fun, complex yet accessible tracks he is best known for, he goes by bo en, though he also composes video game music under his birth name. With a career that has taken him from his bedroom to Tokyo, he talks us through his work, his strong ties with Japan and his musical ideology. Read Interview →
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Kazami Suzuki
鈴木風美
Graphics, July 29th 2016
is a Japanese illustrator who mainly works in collaboration with musicians. In this interview, Kazami, whose designs most often feature kawaii-looking characters, exclusively reveals the beliefs she holds behind her artistic practice, born out of a personal experience and which continue to evolve today. Read Interview →
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Sarah Midori Perry
Sarah Bonito
Music, July 28th 2016
is the lead vocalist for London-based music trio Kero Kero Bonito. While she’s widely recognised for her playful lyrics, few know that she also works as an artist. Sarah tells us about her creative process for both of her passions, and describes how each discipline nurtures the other. Read Interview →
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Charlie Allen
Young Triforce Cat Baron
Music, July 27th 2016
is a British musician, known as Young Triforce Cat Baron, and a soon-to-be graduate of Graphic Design. Charlie tells us how his curiosity and unique self-awareness have brought him to where he is today, a successful musician despite his young age, and details where he would like to go in future. Read Interview →
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