Though his frequent travels transport him to exotic locales, Takahiro Kinoshita keeps Japan close to his heart. The editor in chief of POPEYE, the much-loved men’s fashion magazine, Takahiro was born and raised in the picturesque Shizuoka prefecture, south of Mount Fuji. He eventually moved north to Tokyo, where he currently lives in an apartment just outside of the city center with his wife and two young sons. “The first evening I have at home after a long trip is This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 43 Signal Boost How status anxiety drives culture. Arts & Culture Fashion Issue 39 Elise By Olsen The publishing maven who’s forcing the fashion industry to listen to the young people it fetishizes. Arts & Culture Issue 39 Shelf Life The rise and rise of design objects. Arts & Culture Issue 38 Memes of Communication A conversation about digital folklore. Arts & Culture Issue 36 Designated Drudgery How to take a load off. Arts & Culture The Touch Hoshinoya Kyoto At the edge of Kyoto, a slow sailboat takes hotel guests downriver to a bygone world.