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.
I'm in awe of the 'Transmigration' series by Japanese sculptor Masaomi Raku, sculptures out of granite which have been placed on a plinth and are both powerful and abstract.
Mr Hagiwara is inspired by the Shaker design philosophy, "to be necessary and useful”. He has channelled this in to his own woodwork and now we're stocking a selection of his work.
I picked out a selection of fantastic work by Japanese craftsman and creative Ryo Chohashi, his experimental twist in the field of furniture is really something to admire. I'm really in awe.
Situated in the beautiful landscape of Kanazawa in Ishikawa prefecture, here Akihiko Sugita crafts his fine wooden objects by hand which are then hand finished with lacquer.