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Japanese crafts

Crafts & Handmade Interiors Kyoto Accommodation Kyoto Design

“DIALOGUE”, a Kyoto crafts exhibition in an unusual setting

March 30, 2018

Kyoto Crafts Exhibition “DIALOGUE” was held at Hotel Kanra during the week-end of 17th and 18 March 2018. Set up under the theme of travel and crafts, it explored…

Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Craft Ateliers & Workshops Kyoto Design

Explore Kyoto craft scene with Kyoto Artisans Concierge

February 25, 2018

When I came to Kyoto for the first time back in 2009, I was aiming to visit as many temples and shrines listed in my Lonely Planet guidebook as…

Architecture Crafts & Handmade Interiors Kyoto Design

Asahiyaki pottery shop & gallery in Uji, Kyoto

February 11, 2018

Asahiyaki is a pottery maker with a 400-year history situated in Uji, a small city south of Kyoto which is mostly famous for Byodo-in temple, Ujigami-jinja shrine (both are…

Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Celebrating Japan – Denmark 150 years with Design Collaborations by Lars Vejen

November 16, 2017

2017 marks 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Denmark. To celebrate this anniversary, Danish architect and designer Lars Vejen has designed new series of products in collaboration…

Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Hiyoshiya Contemporary : modern lighting by the ultimate Kyoto umbrella maker

October 11, 2017

Established nearly 150 years ago, Hiyoshiya is actually the only producer of traditional Kyo-wagasa, Kyoto-style umbrellas. All this time, the company has been working with bamboo and washi paper to…