A photographer was available to go the studio of talented Japanese potter Makoto Asebi. We showcase how he produces his works from start to finish, such as making on the wheel and later firing in the kiln.
A glimpse inside the home and studio of Kawai Kanjiro, a Japanese potter who was a key figure in the mingei and studio pottery movement, which included Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada.
New OEN maker, Japanese potter Makoto Asebi who resides in Kamakura, focuses on creating timeless pieces from stoneware clay on the pottery wheel that have both character and warmth.
Interested in the boundary between building and objects, Japanese designer Norihiko Terayama looked at how these objects could be both sculptural and functional.
Japanese designer Shinya Oguchi has produced this prototype table titled Layer that can rotate to expand the overall footprint, as well as offer extra storage space for the user to use.
Japanese potter Misa of Mushimegane Books has opened her kiln for the last time this year, so it’s great to receive a new batch of ceramics straight from her studio in Hyogo, Japan.