Yumiko iihoshi has always maintained a presence in our shop, early on I noticed the functionality in the objects and the beautiful glazes that she uses, so we are pleased to stock more from her.
Yumiko iihoshi has produced this new series titled ReIRABO, Irabo being a type of Korean pottery that was admired by Japanese tea-masers as they embodied a “high aesthetic ideal”.
Yumiko's passion for designing everyday objects is quite evident, producing bold forms with the help of local Japanese craftsmen. We're very proud to be stockists of her work.
I have received some interesting emails as of late from readers recommending that I change our posting pattern a little to incorporate new arrivals from the shop. Interestingly this is something that I’ve been thinking about myself since there’s a definite disconnect from the shop and the blog,
Even though we don't necessarily work on weekends here I'll still keep my eyes open for inspiration, beautifully designed objects and information that's new and exciting in the design world. Sometimes it's just luck of the draw to what you'll find but generally I discover something that's really int