We release a series of photos from inside the studio of Japanese craftsman Rieko Fujimoto, we visited her studio in Neyagawa City, Osaka Prefecture where she makes her metal cutlery by hand.
When we saw the collection of woodworks made by Studio KUKU we were drawn in by the quirkiness mixed with the functionality and wanted to represent them here in the shop.
Misa of Mushimegane Books usually opens her kiln three or four times a year and likes to make all of her work as a grouping, so we decided to capture them all over the weekend.
We used a bit of down time to update our feature on TRUCK Furniture, showcasing photos from our trip to Japan where we visited the workshop, showroom and cafe late last year.
These brass keyring were produced at their workshop in Vienna, Austria. Each of them takes many days to create by a skilled craftsman, from being moulded to being sanded by hand.
A photographer was available to go the studio of talented Japanese potter Makoto Asebi. We showcase how he produces his works from start to finish, such as making on the wheel and later firing in the kiln.
Japanese potter Misa of Mushimegane Books has opened her kiln for the last time this year, so it’s great to receive a new batch of ceramics straight from her studio in Hyogo, Japan.
I’m really pleased to profile the fantastic work of Fujii Works, we sent Japanese photographer Issei Kashiwagi to travel to their studio and take pictures of them crafting their objects by hand.
Yusuke Tazawa is a talented woodworker and lacquer artist. These vessels are quite something, some are makiji lacquered vessels, but we also stock a new blue lacquered tray.
A short post to introduce our newest feature on Japanese woodworker Eiji Hagiwara. Born in Tokyo, Eiji Hagiwara now works out of his studio in Sayama, Saitama Prefecture.
This new selection of lacquer vessels and plates by Japanese woodworker Maiko Okuno at OEN shop have real charm and character. Something that you often only see in Japanese lacquerware.
Here we present some ceramics from Takeshi Ohmura, which are now available to buy in the shop. These are the kind of works that you use on a daily basis and get better with age. Enjoy.