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Alma Reyes

Editor, writer, graphic/layout designer, and music artist promotion/event coordinator based in Tokyo, Japan. Holds a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, studied Computer Graphic Design at University of California Berkeley, Japanese language studies at Osaka University of Foreign Studies, and received her Master's degree in Product Design & Design Management at Kyoto Institute of Technology. Has published over 30 titles as editor and writer. Interests include design, architecture, art, photography, brush calligraphy, music, piano, concerts, film, theatre, books, poetry, travel, retro, boats, horses, wine, Italian food, and all "uninhibited" elements of life…

Articles by Alma

In recent years, we have been witnessing Tokyo transform into an increasing macroscale metropolis where shopping mall complexes have become the new structural landmarks.  Decades ago the American-influenced concept of a shopping…

Japanese culture has always been admired for its cuisine, scenic spots, and traditional arts. At the same time, the country is ranked as one of the top contributors in design, whether it…

If you happen to be on a shopping (or window shopping) spree or just enjoying a neighborhood stroll along Miyuki Street, the high-end fashion scene in posh Minami Aoyama, one of Tokyo’s…

It may be said that behind the curtain of Tokyo’s chaotic maze of rundown buildings and hip glass skyscrapers lurks the irresistible fascination for the Japanese society’s prowess in infusing the old…

Since the era of trumpeter Fumio Nanni (1910–1975), who was one of the first Japanese jazz performers to gain international popularity, Japan has been gaining unsurpassable momentum in the jazz music scene.Now…

Looking forward, and back, to some fantastic jazz events in Tokyo with Blue Note. Blue Note Tokyo comes up with another titillating night of jazz when Incognito DJs Bluey (Jean Paul Maunick)…