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.
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.
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.
Japanese sculptor Masayuki Tsubota has been on my radar for a few weeks now. I'm especially fond of the textures in his forms, as well as the abstract shapes that he's been able to create.
Japanese Artist Shigekazu Nagae creates his fantastic sculptures by slip casting porcelain, he then connects the different elements together and joins then to create flowing forms.
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.
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.
I came across this selection of truly amazing works by Japanese glass artist Yukako Kojima. Not only are they captivating, they're also very complex and abstract in shape.
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.