Japanese photographer Naoko Tamura captures these exquisite photographs of our everyday environment, distorting the subject at hand using a film camera so we question the direct meaning.
A new feature with metalworker Ruka Kikuchi, owner and founder of Lue Brass. We showcase some photography of Ruka making his brass cutlery inside of his studio in Setouchi, Japan.
Japanese artist Yuko Nishimura creates large scale paper relief sculptures composed of narrow pleats, essentially using a technique rooted in traditional Japanese origami.
Vancouver based photographer Tanaka Yoshiori highlights Glassblower Yamato Ishioka, showing him working behind closed doors at his studio in Yasaka village, Nagano.
Born in Australia but now living and working in Tokyo, photographer Sean Wood has a unique approach when conveying Japanese culture and the nature that thrives there.
Hirashima, who produce furniture in Yanagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture, utilise unusual shaping and structurally sound engineering in their wooden furniture design.
Photographer Asako Shimizu’s series ‘On Her Skin’ is both vivid and mesmerising. This collection has a timeless appeal with a resulting concept that’s quite poetic.
A series titled Reflections that tests our relationship with the everyday. In these photos we see a transparent layering effect where the original topic becomes more and more distorted.
A showcase of some imagery from ‘Everyone’s Tea’. Owned by Kohei Yamamoto, their concept is to enhance peoples lives with rustic elegance and quiet simplicity.
I’m pleased to introduce a new maker in the shop, one that’s very skilled and who’s an expert at manipulating wood in to beautiful form. A Japanese woodworker that goes by the name of Tomokazu Furui.