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Mid-Century Modern, WHAT?!

21 Oct

Yes, I have been working hard to keep my room clean.

But you know what,,, it is difficult,,, because day by day, more and more, stuff fill up your room.

I moved to Tokyo in the beginning of 2015.

Let me just show you my room and how it is set up.

You never know,,, it may help someone layout their room…;P

I always wanted a long desk so here is my setup.

I got two muji desks that are L120cm x W60cm each. I first bought two “Dulton Stool Clipper 2s” ivory and grey.

I then bought the Eames plastic arm chair in Peacock blue. (Top picture)

I think its a rare color, haven’t seen it anywhere.

SETUP LIST

-iMac27 inch

-SONY Bravia KDL-40W600B //60000yen

-Dulton Stool Clipper 2 Ivory //6000yen

-Dulton Stool Clipper 2 Grey //6000yen

-Muji Desk // 19500yen (Wood top 12000yen, Leg-7500yen)

http://www.muji.net/store/cmdty/detail/4934761394565

http://www.muji.net/store/cmdty/detail/4547315914562

Any Questions? I will try to answer:)

Autumn Coat

29 Sep

Hello,

My search for a coat for this season has just begun.

I would like a long coat that will go well with a suit.

Seeing is believing.

1. Maison Martin Margiela

2,185 USD

http://eboutique.maisonmartinmargiela.com/us/jacket_cod41466848un.html

MMM

2. Acne Elony navy

Acne Elony 146880

3. Acne Garret Dark Grey

700 USD

http://www.acnestudios.com/shop/men/outerwear/garret-dark-grey.html

Acne Garret Dark 95040

4. Carven Wool Coat

890 USD

http://us.carven.com/us_en/homme/pret-a-porter/manteaux-et-vestes/wool-coat-6.html

Carven wool 119880

Fresh iMac (2010)

27 Sep

Hello!
The other day (a month ago… to be exact)
A well known man of mine gave me an aluminum box. Engraved on the back was an apple mark.

He told me that possibly the hdd died out on it.
He didn’t want to tackle the time to go through procedures to get “this” surfing the web.

So,,, I became the lucky one, to adapt this product.

Its a 27in Mid 2010, iMac
with 16gb of RAM

I have decided to give it a shot to replace the dead HDD with an SSD.

with a lot of help from ifixit.com I was able to get the machine running again!

the cost was roughly around $300.

That said,,, I am back to have fun. just fun.

P.S. Steezy bought an iMac !

Specifications on my iMac set up is listed below
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1. The site that navigated this project.

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iMac+Intel+27-Inch+EMC+2309+and+2374+Hard+Drive+Replacement/1634

2. The SSD i used “Crucial MX100 SSD 512 GB”

http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/storage-ssd-mx100

3. Mac SSD Mounter (bought from Japanese Site)

http://www.akibakan.com/BCAK0075290/

4. “SSD Fan Control” app to control the fan. (Since I had to take off the thermal sensor.

http://exirion.net/ssdfanctrl/
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Cool Cats X Starter 2012

7 May

Here is the Cool Cats x Starter 2012 Cap!

I couldn’t find the side and the back pictures of the cap on the web, so here it is for the people who are wondering about how it looks. Black and Red very simple.

Get yours here:

http://www.coolcats.fr/goodies/cc-for-starter-cat-s-head-snapback-cap-black-cat.html

 

Reference of past Cool Cats x Starter Caps:

 

 

Stickers

27 Mar

Very simple square stickers!

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Colette Carnaval

15 Mar

Colette Carnaval was absolutely the hottest place for fashion goers, children, teens, students, and adults to attend on the 10th and 11th of March 2012.

The event gathered a crowd of people with the newest and slickest brands of clothing. This event was held to celebrate Colette Shop’s 15th birthday! (www.colette.fr)

So what was going on inside the “Party tent?”

Well, Colette is a select shop and the brands that have their goods sold at the store, held a booth inside the Carnaval, organizing their own way to celebrate the 15th  birthday. The booths varied from arts and craft, bowling, video game contests, basketball shooting, photo shoots and etc. I was surprised to meet Mark the cobrasnake  (who gave me a pose with his special Colette sunglasses) and was lucky to spot Pedro Winter of Ed banger (faaaar away).

Here are pictures from the event.

Overall, Happy Birthday Colette and for people who are planning to go to Paris, stop by Colette! You will not Regret!

Au revoir!

Bose IE2

23 Feb

So, I had the Bose IE1 lying around all my other electronic junks that were waiting to be thrown out. It had been in the pile for roughly 3-4years. Now I use the Beats by Dre Studio headphone. However, they are a hassle to carry around.

Wanting a new earphone, I had been searching the internet for a replacement of my old Bose IE. When looking through the Bose page I came across the warranty page (Bose Japan.) I discovered my earphones could not be covered by the 1 year warranty, but it could be sent for repairing. Well, since I had nothing to lose I filled out a form attached on the page as a pdf, and sent it to Bose Japan. The condition of my BoseIE: music only plays from the right ear piece.

Today(a week later) I received a package in exchange with payment of 6300yen (about $78.)

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So my Bose IE1 became IE2 for paying 6300yen which is half of the price on amazon.

If you have useless Bose products lying around look through the warranty and see if you can have it replaced.

Reference:

Bose Japan Warranty

http://www.bose.co.jp/jp_jp?url=/consumer_audio/user_support/repair_service/repair_service.jsp

Amazon Japan Bose

http://www.amazon.co.jp/BOSE-IE2-%E3%80%90%E5%9B%BD%E5%86%85%E6%AD%A3%E8%A6%8F%E6%B5%81%E9%80%9A%E5%93%81%E3%80%91Bose-audio-headphones/dp/B00432OHEQ

Diesel x Babbi

15 Feb

For V-day, I received a “Diesel x Babbi” gift from Sari.

The package is important as well as what is inside. Diesel always obeys that rule.

This item was a collaboration item between Diesel and Babbi. Has anyone heard of Babbi?

I found out that Babbi is a company found in Italy that is famous for Wafers. They have collaborative goods with Mercedes-Benz as well as Be@rbricks ( and many others.)  Babbi! Babbi! Babbi!

Maybe you have already tried the Wafers! I will have my bite tomorrow!

Good nights!

 

Heres a link to the site: http://www.babbi.it

Yaey My Facebook Cards by MOO

4 Feb

A few days back, Eiken posted his MOO card.

Well, I received mine today. It took about 10days for the card to arrive to Japan.

Although, I didn’t get a black case like Eiken(did he order it?) I will share the package it came in.

The cards arrived in a box with a blue sticker, “facebook, Yaey they’re here”

Unlike Eiken, I had used eight photos altogether.

The card itself is thick, and it seems durable.

The photos were little rougher than I expected (the quality of the photo I sent was kind of low, that might have been it).

But, its not bad for a business card!!

moo.com logo inside the box.

Anyway, I only have 50 cards!

If  you want one, let me know!^^

Ciao!

New Lens Sigma 30mm f1.4

4 Feb

Yesterday I bought my third lens: the Sigma 30mm f1.4.

I was first surprised at the weight of the lens which weighs about 400g. Adding that to the 820g 7D adds up to about 1.2kg. The weight does help out stabilize the camera during shoots, but after a while it does get tiresome.

The lens came with a bag and a hood.

Now on to the lens itself. I had difficulties with the lens to focus correctly. There are blogs written about the Sigma 30mm to have Micro Adjustments. When I had the lens on my 7D, I also felt that the focus was off. I tested the lens by shooting objects with the center focus point in f1.4. However the focus was slightly off to the side.I really didn’t think that this was a problem until one of my friends used the lens on his rebel and told me that he couldn’t get the focus going (I didn’t tell him about the problem). I then thought whether I should take the lens back to the shop to have it checked.

but… after using it for a day, the problem was gone…

Strange…Now I can shoot crisp images.

Overall: Although I have only used it for a day I am liking it. I have been using the Canon 50mm f1.8 II, but the 30mm makes it a lot easier to shoot portraits. I will stay away from my 50mm for a while. ^^