Behind any dynamic private club community, you’ll find a dedicated corps of Member volunteers. But what drives them to get involved?
In May 1928, that’s all it took to establish the American Club on the top three floors of the Iwamoto Building in Tokyo’s Yurakucho neighborhood.
Set to speak at a Connections luncheon next month, fashion designer Zarny Shibuya shares his journey from child refugee to celebrated couturier.
Breakfasts were usually filled with chatter around the table. But not this day. Zarny Shibuya couldn’t understand why. His mother, grandparents, aunt and uncle all appeared glum.
The Club’s soon-to-open Nihonbashi facility promises to be a welcoming space of exquisite interior design.
Whenever I see the alcove of a tastefully built Japanese room,” writes novelist Junichiro Tanizaki in In Praise of Shadows, his landmark treatise on Japanese aesthetics, “I marvel at our comprehension of the secrets of shadows, our sensitive use of shadow and light.”
After a 25-year hiatus, Member Stijn Vandervorst is rekindling his passion for squash—while trying to outplay his teenage son.
I was always a volleyball player when I was young. I am from a small village in Belgium and when I went to the city for university at 18, I had to find a new sport. Squash was the one I picked.