Ruka Kikuchi, also known by his nickname Lue, makes utensils and accessories out of brass in the Japanese city of Setouchi. Born in 1983 in Soja, a city located in Okayama Prefecture, Ruka trained to be a metalworker under his father Masaaki Kikuchi in early 2000. After a six-year apprenticeship, he
Just as the different clays in pottery bring a sense of depth and mystery, so does the weight and purity of a metal. I haven’t really discussed Takeo Suhara’s work in much detail due to the popularity of them. These beautiful brass utensils under his studio name ‘Yuta Craft’ really d
Talking to Ruka Kikuchi and he notified me of a new object that he had been hand crafting, so we decided to stock a small selection in the shop and are presenting the new arrival here today.