Vol. 108 Individualist “Chptr 3 and Vrs 2”

Following on interview with Yohhei Sato on Chptr 3 and Vrs 1.  I was honored to be able to conduct an interview with him and I hope I could broadcast a different type of perspective that normal Japanese does not really embrace through this interview. The hybrid culture that he holds with more than ten years of his life, it sounds pretty cool to me as a Japanese born and raised. However, I also wonder that there might be a moment where interweaving a layer of your cultural experience gives you a hard time to pick one or the other. Even I sometime get to experience “Is this OK for me to Continue Reading →

Vol. 107 Individualist “Chptr 3 and Vrs 1”

Sharpness. The quality of being sharp and clear. That is what I thought when I am allowed to conduct an interview with a dude behind this company “Sato Sharpening”. This time, third chapter starts with a bit of twist that I focused on Japanese who lives abroad. I have been trying to get in touch with some of them for a while and he was kind and awesome enough to let me do my work.   I feel that I am really blessed to be able to get to know him as a portlander and Japanese. you folks will be exposed to his passion for his work and get addicted to Continue Reading →