This week we are highlighting the brilliant work of new OEN maker Yuki Osako, a talented Japanese glassmaker who now lives and works in historical city of Kanazawa, Japan.
Keiichi Tanaka hand builds all of his works at his studio just outside Tokyo, using a mixture of bright glazes and more subtle shades with colours coming through from underneath.
Tomoharu Funahashi is a Japanese woodworker who resides in the city of Iwakura, located in Aichi Prefecture. We introduce his beautiful woodwork for the first time at OEN shop.
New work by Akihiko Sugita, a young craftsman who respects the traditional values of lacquer production, but at the same time looks forward to create modern shapes and finishes.
John from Mjolk was kind enough to send over a selection of exclusive imagery from inside their new publication, Mjolk Volume IV, which interviews creatives like Keisuke and Michiko Iwata.
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.
New works from Misa Kumabuchi, her glazes are made from locally sourced materials, such as sand, rock and other minerals and objects that she finds on trails near her studio.
Beautiful wooden objects by Fujii Works. Kenichi is the woodturner, he also carves the pieces by hand and constructs the vessels. Minako on the other hand applies the finishing touches.
Keiichi Tanaka is a popular potter with quite a following. We're happy to have restocked a selection of work, but have also added the blue wide bowl to our collection, which is fired with pigment.
This week saw the arrival of new work by Yusuke Tazawa, most prominently the Black Walnut Tray, the Thin Dish, but also a different take on the Makiji Bowl that he previously made for the shop.