Turquoise blue bowls and plates by Yoh-ichi Yajima

Summer in Tokyo can be very hot due to the high humidity as well as the heat and we have invented various ways of cooling down the heat by not only the physical attempt to cool ourselves down but also by the use of visual image and auditory sound for feeling cooler at least. For…

Beautiful pottery of Mr. Kouichi Mizuno 水野幸一さんの陶器

There are numerous number of potters and ceramic artists in Japan, and some of them are internationally renowned craftsmen. My work is to find those craftsmen who have not yet been internationally remarked and introduce them to the rest of the world. So many craftsmen in Japan end their lives without being recognized internationally, although their…

Laminated bamboo sushi plate 竹製の寿司台

The sushi plate is made by a small copany called Cosmo Koubou, where makes Lexus bamboo handles. They use those bamboo grown in Kouchi prefecture and they laminated them by themselves. The plate has four legs, so it appears to be floated. The size is W35cm x D11x H0.7cm Very light weight and perfect size…

Composition serieas – Kaori Walsh

Kaori Walsh is a Japanese craftswoman who has been creating these beautiful porcelain in Japan. Her designs are all handwritten, so every products have their own uniqueness. These round plates come in three different sizes. She also makes mugs, square plates, cups etc. You can see the whole serieas at my store. MA by So…