Kansai Noguchi’s ceramics are a mesmerising fusion of tradition and innovation. Drawing inspiration from the elegance of ancient Jomon, Greek, and Mehrgarh pottery, his creations possess a unique modern classical charm. The profound connection to our shared past is evident in every curve and g
One artist we have represented for nearly 10 years now is Japanese potter Katsufumi Baba. He is a unique artist who toes that line between modern and traditional. Katsufumi’s focus is crafting functional beauty. Those items you can enjoy and use over one’s entire lifetime. By using matte
With so many new arrivals it can be easy to overlook some of the other artist’s that we have been supporting for a while. Japanese potter Keisuke Okazaki’s work always leaves me in awe with his perfect, thin ceramics that are stippled using brushes and sponges to reflect the ‘wabi
Today we are pleased to release this feature on Makoto Saito so that we're all able to get more of an insight in to Makoto’s art and appreciate the design and skill needed to produce these ceramics.
The sensibilities of Japanese craft and design have been a constant influence on the work we do here and the projects we like to highlight, so I’m sure it wasn’t a surprise when we introduced Rieko Fujimoto into the shop at the tail end of last week. We are constantly making connections in this
My mind is always brought to debate when I see Japanese ceramics and pottery as I’m often baffled by their ability to craft something that is equally clean and pure as it is rich in substance and character. Perhaps it’s the Japanese’s inherent connection to perfecting each process which brings