Hiroyuki Ito -The Travel Diary: Exploring Japan’s mystical northern island – What you see along the way

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New York based street photographer Hiroyuki Ito went back to his native Japan to discover the island of Hokkaido by train. He was on a mission to capture an element of Japan’s future in traces of its past.

Hokkaido is Japan’s northernmost  island and is considered both exotic and mystical and is twice the size of Switzerland..

Check out Hokkaido by Hiroyuki Ito

“Hokkaido” is published in London’s Huck Magazine.






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A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.