A Pleasurable Experience


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From ‘Hand’ – a 35 part online series by Gucci Japan focusing on handmade crafts. Here, the fine art of Japanese parquetry (razor-thin slices of mosaic applied as a decoration to wooden boxes) is demonstrated by Noboru Honma.

Aesthetically pleasing, yes. But come a little closer…

According to Gizmodo’s Jesus Diaz, this video – viewed at full screen with headphones in  – will generate an Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), to wit:

…a perceptual phenomenon characterized as a distinct, pleasurable tingling sensation in the head, scalp, back, or peripheral regions of the body in response to visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, and/or cognitive stimuli.

Do let us know how you get on. Chompsky’s chewed the minijack off the office earbuds.


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