Japanese potter Makoto Asebi’s work consists of two tones; black and white. This simple approach has helped him craft a cohesive series of objects that focus heavily on the perfection of form and the qualities that make up a specific glaze. The flat matte white has a wonderful luster behind th
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
Vase C1 by Vaseman at OEN Shop A beautiful stoneware vase series handmade in Japan. This project titled ‘Vaseman’ was founded by the Japanese designers at 3rd Ceramics in 2020. The concept of this series being to show the dramatic colours and beautiful flowing forms of the pottery made i
Just to keep you all updated on our progress with Makoto Asebi's pottery. All of his new work has now arrived in stock and we have updated the photography and stock in our online shop.
To follow on from last weeks post showcasing pictures inside the studio of Misa Kumabuchi we have now uploaded all the new Mushimegane Books works that will be shipping out in the next few weeks.
We are quickly running out of fresh excuses for our obsession with Japanese craft and design, however I've been admiring another creative from that neck of the woods today so I thought I'd stay true to tradition and highlight the work of potter Kai Jun Asai in today's post. I came across his work vi
We do tend to bombard you all with pottery here, but for this I can’t apologise as I’m about to share some again, as we visit the studio of Kutani Choemon who have been operating in Japan since 1879 would you believe. I found it really incredible that the current owner Kentaro Kamide is the four