I was captivated by this imagery by photographer Yoko Naito, who explores the theme of nature, as well as trying to capture the relationship between all the different elements in the world.
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.
MUJI recently hosted an exhibition featuring Japanese craftsmen at the Fifth Avenue Flagship Store named “Tatazumai”, which can be translated as “shape” or “atmosphere”.
A short post to introduce our newest feature on Japanese woodworker Eiji Hagiwara. Born in Tokyo, Eiji Hagiwara now works out of his studio in Sayama, Saitama Prefecture.