Inspired by the ‘old pottery’ of Japan and Korea, Hiroto Nakanishi makes vessels that are often deconstructed, vases with lots of facets and holes.
Japanese artist Katsuhiro Saiki has experimented with abstraction by using modern architectural buildings, fabricating their form by using distorted and fragmented images.
Using Lao-tzu as inspiration, Japanese photographer Masao Yamamoto looks to represent noises that humans are not capable of hearing.
We recently received stock of some new handmade wooden vessels from Japanese workshop Kihachi, created in Yamanaka, a region in Japan known for its exquisite and precise lacquerware.
Bruno Suet’s photography is an intriguing look at how we as humans find ourselves designing both interior and exterior spaces.
On our quest to document some of the makers in the shop, this time we explore the work of Misa Kumabuchi, owner of Mushimegane Books in rural Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture.