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.
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.