Almost Perfect: Rice Shop Creative Residency

In Kuramae — a former warehouse district filled with small manufacturers, cafés, and artists — Almost Perfect founders Yuka and Luis Mendo make space for residents to pause, restart, and explore new ideas. We sit down with them to talk about how their dream to move into the old rice shop evolved into a project offering creatives a unique opportunity to take a break and find new inspiration.

Directed by Toshiyuki Sugai
Interview by David Wang
Videography by Jet Morita
Edited by Stanley Sun
Music by Morishita Camp

Volume 01

January 29, 2022

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