I have always admired the work of Japanese artist Misa Kumabuchi of Mushimegane Books. The concept for Misa’s project revolves around people and sounds, with the pots being made as a reflection of the earth’s surface and nature in general. This work has simplicity but at the same time a
A quick update to let everyone know that all the pre-orders for the Mushimegane Books release have now been shipped out from our studio and the new collection is available to purchase in the 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.
A few photos from my visit to the studio of Misa Kumabuchi, a talented maker with a distinct style who applies different glazes to the surface of her pots using a sponge, brush, and even her bare hands.
It's been a crazy few weeks here and we've had an influx of products, so this time we wanted to share new ceramics that we received from potter Misa Kumabuchi of studio Mushimegane Books.
A small sale on the remaining selection of ceramics by Japanese potter Misa Kumabuchi of Mushimegane Books, all handmade at her studio in Hyogo. Grab them while you still can!
Misa of Mushimegane Books usually opens her kiln three or four times a year and likes to make all of her work as a grouping, so we decided to capture them all over the weekend.
Japanese potter Misa of Mushimegane Books has opened her kiln for the last time this year, so it’s great to receive a new batch of ceramics straight from her studio in Hyogo, Japan.
New works from Misa Kumabuchi, her glazes are made from locally sourced materials, such as sand, rock and other minerals and objects that she finds on trails near her studio.
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.
For Autumn 2015 we've received a new batch of ceramics from talented Japanese potter Misa Kumabuchi, she uses varied glaze effects to achieve these matte speckled colours.