This latest issue in inspired by our admiration for Japan, from its intriguing culture and iconic architecture, to its amazing travel destinations and unique food. Our cover applauds the work of salt-scape artist Motoi Yamamoto while we profile four of its most prolific architects including Kidosaki Architects, Yoshiaki Yamashita Architect & Associates, Future Studio and Yuusuke Karasawa Architects. We in turn interview some of London's hottest residents including Haruka Abe, Masa Inaba and Jumpei Kawashima of Monograph London. Our love of design, art and fashion guides our features where we invite you to explore some of Japan's coolest product designs and one of its most iconic to date. Keeping it local we also feature Cousins & Cousins and interview Lee Broom. As ever, the magazine delivers our most impressive selection of properties, whether to buy in Notting Hill or rent in Earl's Court.