To follow on from last weeks post showcasing pictures inside the studio of Misa Kumabuchi we have now uploaded all the new Mushimegane Books works that will be shipping out in the next few weeks.
A few photos from my visit to the studio of Misa Kumabuchi, a talented maker with a distinct style who applies different glazes to the surface of her pots using a sponge, brush, and even her bare hands.
We are pleased to introduce the work of Japanese craftsman Keiji Tanaka, making a selection of unique tableware that's contemporary with a rustic edge that cuts through nicely.
We are pleased to introduce a new maker at OEN shop by the name of Manabu Nishibayashi showcasing his pottery that has random but interesting surfaces that are natural but modern in appearance.
We are happy to update our stock at OEN shop of these special flower bud vases handcrafted from wood by artisan Kentaro Ooyu based in the northern area of Japan called Aomori.
We wanted to give our readers news about our first ever publication, OEN Issue 1, and offer a discounted price before we release it to the public and other shops to sell. Thanks for all your support!
These lacquer boxes stocked at OEN shop show that Japanese woodworker Tomoaki Nakano is truly a master of his craft and has honed his technique throughout the years.
We have now added a beautiful selection of spoons in to the shop, including the horn tea measure, horn olive spoon, and horn marmalade spoon handmade in Denmark by Hornvarefabrikken.
I'm excited to receive a new selection of glassware from long-awaited craftsman Yuki Osako, all of which have been painstakingly and finely handcrafted at her studio in Kanazawa, Japan.
Keiichi Sakai is a new maker added to the shop that I’m really proud to represent, producing a selection of handmade wooden objects from his studio in Kakamigahara city in Japan.
This week we have received a fresh new shipment of handmade bronze sculptures, bookends, ashtrays and paperweights from the Carl Aubock workshop based in Vienna, Austria.
We release our first series of prints in collaboration with OEN founder Mark Robinson. Each photo taken during a series of trips, capturing unique architecture, nature, and abstract imagery.