The Japanese artist first introduced his dioramas at the international art event Design Festa and was met with overwhelming interest in his project.
The wooden model is sized to fit snuggly between two paperback novels and even includes lights to add to the aesthetic of dimly lit back alley.
Monde had the idea to create something to emulate the city that could fit on a shelf a couple years previous. “Two years ago, I worked on the theme of “Tokyo decorating on the shelf.” I thought that it would be interesting if I made a back side of th
After work with various materials, he finally curated the design you see today. “It was the first time that the work had echoed so far. I made a thing that I would like to make in a small way, not only in Japan, but also for people overseas such as t
Shocked and heartened by the positive reception he is now taking customer orders for these “back alley bookshelves”