Features & Interviews

Here we profile a selection of our makers and creatives that inspire us. Take a look inside their studios and learn more about their production processes.

Ruka Kikuchi (also known by his nickname Lue) makes utensils and accessories out of brass. Take a look inside his quaint studio in the beautiful Japanese city of Setouchi.

Akiko Ken Made is a combined effort to produce objects of timeless quality, such as furniture and wooden tableware that have all the principles of functionality in mind.

A collaboration between Fujita Metal, a small factory founded in 1951 in Osaka, and TENT, a design office in Tokyo, has led to this wonderful rethinking of the functional frying pan.

Shizuoka based woodworker Toshifumi Momose crafts these amazing angular woodworks on the lathe.

A look inside the studio of Japanese metal artisan Rieko Fujimoto based close to Osaka. See how she crafts her beautiful cutlery by hand.

Every item Fujii Works create takes craft to the point of artistry, the result of years of dedication to this age old technique of applying lacquer to wooden vessels.

Founded in 1935, Hornvarefabrikken – The Hornware Factory – was set up by Peter Husted, a craftsman and visionary with great ambitions.