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Sake Crafting | An Interview with James Jin from Nova Brewing

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May 18, 2022

Discover the creative process of crafting new sake and beer flavors from James Jin, the cofounder of Nova Brewing, and peek into life as a small business owner.

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Japantown Style | An Interview with Darin Maki of CRFT by Maki

Issue:
January 10, 2022

Meet Darin Maki: founder of CRFT by Maki, a culture brand based in Little Tokyo.

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Blending Aesthetics: AKASHI-KAMA's Noragi Jacket Style Guide

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January 18, 2022

Style guide for AKASHI-KAMA's signature piece, the Noragi Jacket.

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Japangeles: Story of Community

Issue:
March 6, 2022

Continuing our two-part article series, this second article focuses on the unique community, design, and impact of Japangeles beyond just the business aspects.

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Personal Color Analysis Changed My Relationship with Clothes

Issue:
November 20, 2021

Personal color consultation will tell you what colors look best on you. For a mom of two, it meant the beginning of a chromatastic adventure.

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3 to 1: Business

Issue:
June 15, 2021

How do generational differences affect business practices and philosophies? You want to know, and so do we.

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What's Your Salary?

Issue:
April 26, 2020

Curious what other positions and folks get paid? Here's an easy and anonymous way to share and see!

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Hungry For More

Issue:
April 16, 2022

A sushi chef turned business owner, creates a community through food.

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Re-engineering the Engineering Business

Issue:
April 15, 2022

We strive to bring our whole self to work, so why do some of us feel the need to hide our culture? When preparing to enter the workforce, we tend to focus on the technical aspect and aptitude needed to perform and succeed, but often forget to prepare ourselves for the difference in culture and how that defines work expectations.

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Creating Kokekreations: the Japanese Art of Moss Balls

Issue:
April 15, 2022

Learn the story of a shared passion to spread a love for kokedama with the community, rooted in friendship, and belief in the importance of cultural appreciation.

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