The last few times I’ve been to Tokyo, I keep noticing things that seem very similar. This afternoon, I was walking around Wimbledon in London, and I spotted a detail on the side of the public library that I’d not noticed before. I was struck by the visual similarity to a photo I’d taken in Tokyo a few weeks ago.
In Wimbledon, the brick and tile detail are so apt for a Library, and in Tokyo, I was intrigued by what I understand to be prayer cards. Here’s both objects in context: