Kihachi’s goal is to incorporate high-quality Japanese lacquerware of affordable price in to our day-to-day lives, combining both skill and aesthetic beauty in to one complete package.
Bumping in to the work of Japanese artisan Mie Yokouchi I was mesmerised by her beautiful lacquer forms, so we now stock a selection of work here at OEN shop.
Using a montage-type technique Sachiyo Nishimura has been able to create complex line structures from such simple objects and spaces that the casual viewer often takes for granted.
It’s not often that we send out discount codes, but I have been aware that we’ve not offered any to our readers since the start of the year. So I thought it was about time we changed that!
New OEN shop potter Motoharu Ozawa doesn’t attempt to hide the imperfections, instead he uses these as inspiration to give his collection of tableware character and charm.
Inspired by an early text on Japanese gardening where “creating a garden” is referred to as “setting stones”, Bob Cornelis has mimicked this with a set of geometric objects.