Ruka Kikuchi, also known by his nickname Lue Brass, has produced these new dishes and selection of cutlery for OEN shop. They will slowly patina and change over time.
When this new pottery by Mushimegane Books arrived in the shop it really brought home to me the importance of the glazing and how the small details can make a lot of impact.
It’s been a long time since we last highlighted the work of Japanese metal craftsman Rieko Fujimoto, all of which are handcrafted by Rieko at her studio in Neyagawa, Osaka Prefecture.
A few new products in the shop by Japanese potter Shinobu Hashimoto, the pieces include some large black plates, a black katakuchi, black cafe bowl, and his hibi kesho mugs and bowls.
We're proud to present a refresh of work by Naotsugu Yoshida, a Japanese potter who crafts at the foothills of Mt Fuji. He’s able to manipulate clay in a way that leaves thin forms with lots of character.
Mr Hagiwara is inspired by the Shaker design philosophy, "to be necessary and useful”. He has channelled this in to his own woodwork and now we're stocking a selection of his work.
Situated in the beautiful landscape of Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture, here Akihiko Sugita crafts his fine wooden objects by hand which are then hand finished with lacquer.
This grouping named 'Kashiwan', which means oak bowl in Japanese, is a fantastic series by Kihachi Workshop. They're hand turned at their workshop in the Yamanaka region.
We had some beautiful sunshine this week, so it seemed about time I updated some of the photographs of the objects made by husband and wife team Fujii Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Although in some cases Shinobu Hashimoto’s work is very understated, using black slips with gold tones shining through, he also makes pieces that are bold and striking.
Japanese maker Hiroyuki Sugawara has crafted this special wooden bowl for us here at OEN, which has been hand turned on his lathe at his studio in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture.
This week we received a fresh new shipment from Hornvarefabrikken at OEN shop, so I thought I would present a few new objects here which include some chopsticks and spoons.