Lacquerware Stones by Noboru Akagi Akira

My interest in lacquerware has hit quite a high, investigating the different methods is highly interesting as it’s something that’s totally new to me. Us folk in Europe haven’t really experienced this sort of craft before, it’s not something that’s readily available and easy to find. Although I’ve touched upon the general concept I’ve not really explained about the lacquer and its background. Real Japanese lacquer is actually an organic …

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Wooden Tableware and Sundries at Manufact Jam

Wooden utensils have been featured quite a lot lately on the blog, it’s been great to see the different creatives who’re making these pieces of art, in fact I don’t think they’re respected as much as they should be. To make items like I’m showcasing today is incredibly hard. I’ve been challenging myself over the past few weeks to get productive on this front and make some wooden …

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Lacquerware by Toshio Fukuda

Here are some beautiful objects made by Toshio Fukuda, a lacquerware artist out of Japan. It looks like he’s got an amazing eye for simplistic form in general, as with most Japanese creatives, and has been able to create some astonishing shapes that are both functional and very natural looking. This isn’t an easy feat when creating lacquered objects since they often appear quite fake and uninteresting, these though have wonderful …

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