Exquisite Japanese Lacquerware by Japanese Craftsman Tomoaki Nakano After the rare arrival of Fumihiro Toda’s pottery we now have a special release of lacquerware by Tomoaki Nakano. We have represented Tomoaki for many years now, but due to his popularity in Japan taking part in many big exhib
Jaru Collection by Jungmo Yang South Korean designer Jungmo Yang takes tableware to the next level with his modern, industrial looking forms. With a focus on materials and production techniques, Yang’s projects include furniture and lighting with a particular emphasis on craft and industrial d
Lacquerware is still not that well understood in the West. Most people I speak to, if they have heard about it at all, have an image of the shiny black Chinese lacquerware with patterns painted in gold, red or black. Very different to what we are presenting here in our shop. Fujii Works have dedicat
As creatives we often think about our relationship with objects from a human perspective. Why do we connect with such an object? What kind of atmosphere do they give off? But we don’t necessarily think about the components that make up these objects. There’s no doubt that we need to be m
Back in stock at OEN shop from Fujii Works is the ever popular Round Horse Chestnut Tray, Nested Urushi Bowls, White Lacquer Tray, and a selection of other objects handmade in Japan.
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.
We had some beautiful sunshine this week, so it seemed about time I updated some of the photographs of the objects made by husband and wife team Fujii Works in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Sometimes you just come across those designers or makers that instantly click, those that marry your aesthetic sensibility with the qualities of the final object. When I first appreciated Maiko Okuno's works up-close this was my exact feeling, the beautiful forms that I saw in the photographs were n
In the next few weeks we'll have a brand new selection of lacquerware by Fujii Works arriving in store, I'm super excited as I've decided to extend the range a little and offer more goods in the lacquer department. I was originally nervous to include such a 'niche' product in our line-up, as you nev
Japanese designer Oji Masanori has been of major interest for many years now, he mainly designs ‘living’ products, this includes furniture and other smaller goods for the household. One of his most popular series was that designed for metal casting company FUTAGAMI, he made a selection of goods
Japanese gallery and craft store TOKI no KUMO has been a favourite destination of mine to visit, in fact I've wrote about them a few times previously here on the site. I usually check back every so often to see their progress as a store and get an eyeful of the interesting selection of products that