Yumiko Yasufuku is trained as an interior designer but later went on to make pottery as a hobby, which is now her full-time job, making rustic but contemporary pottery out of her studio in Gifu city.
Akihiro Nikaido is one of the more popular artists in the shop and has a very strong following in Japan, so we are pleased to present a small selection of new works in the shop.
We featured Eiji Hagiwara on the website last year and since then we've had strong interest in his work, luckily for us he has since gone on to craft some more special works that are now in the shop.
Studio Prepa has been making a small selection of glassware for us for a number of years now and this week we received a new shipment from Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
In our last shipment from Fujii Works we tested the waters in regards to stocking their new tea containers, but thanks to their popularity we asked Kenichi and Minako Fujii if could make some more.
Shinobu Hashimoto, a Japanese potter based in Sapporo, Hokkaido has recently sent a new shipment of ceramics for us to stock in the shop, a selection of vases, cups and teapots.
Toru Sugimura, a new Japanese maker who we are now stocking at OEN shop, makes tableware, accessories and furniture at his studio called Knot Wood Works in Ryugasaki, Ibaraki Prefecture.
When I was introduced to the work of metalworker Takeo Suhara I was instantly hooked, the simplicity in his work is contrasted by the small markings that run across the surface of the pieces.
A fantastic selection of restocks from Japanese craftsman Ruka Kikuchi, who makes by hand a variety of cutlery and plates at his quaint studio in Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture.
New works in OEN shop by Studio KUKU who make characterful pieces of design by hand, they look to use their hands to make sure each piece fits comfortably and can be used on a daily basis.
A selection of ceramics by OEN owner and founder Mark Robinson, all of which are made from both porcelain and stoneware on the pottery wheel at his studio near Cambridge, in the UK.
This new selection of works by Japanese woodworker Maiko Okuno includes some pieces which were an off shoot from her last, as well as a few restocks of items that sold out in the shop.