One of my favorite things about owning and running tokyobike in the Americas is my annual trip to Tokyo—a time to reflect on the past year, plan for the next, and deepen my connection to the city upon which our brand was born. Each trip and every season is unique, bringing distinct moments of surprise and delight, new perspectives and a continued appreciation for a very special way of life. This last visit was certainly no exception.
Robin Rose speaks flowers. By that, I mean, the precise language, specific to people who spend their lives in love with flowers.
As Robin notes, flowers are an interesting thing to love, because… well, most people love flowers. But, it’s her attention to detail, her knowledge of botany, her meditative practice and her insistence on a heightened form of artistry that turns quotidian love into pure craft.
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When I found out I was pregnant (unexpectedly, yet joyfully) my first thoughts – after the elation, excitement and obligatory ‘oh-my-god-who-let-this-happen-i-don’t-know-how-to-raise-a-CHILD’ freak out – were about my face. Specifically, my pigmentation. It had cropped up on my forehead after a bout of medication which made me hyper-sensitive and was forming itself into an intricate world map of splotches, which would’ve been cool – except it was on my face.