New work by Akihiko Sugita, a young craftsman who respects the traditional values of lacquer production, but at the same time looks forward to create modern shapes and finishes.
John from Mjolk was kind enough to send over a selection of exclusive imagery from inside their new publication, Mjolk Volume IV, which interviews creatives like Keisuke and Michiko Iwata.
One very skilled woodworker is Taisuke Hirabayashi of Atelier Tree Song, he makes all of his wooden objects at his workshop in Tokyo. Here we present a new selection of woodwork.
This week we received new work by craftsman Mutsumi Goto. His studio sits at the foothills of Mount Asama, and he uses these natural surroundings as inspiration for his woodwork.
Born in Osaka, Shinko currently resides in the small town of Kamiita, Tokushima Prefecture. All of his ceramics are wood-fired and the rich clay is dug just outside his studio.
New works from Misa Kumabuchi, her glazes are made from locally sourced materials, such as sand, rock and other minerals and objects that she finds on trails near her studio.