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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

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…

Antiques & Brocante Kyoto Design

Sowgen Brocante

July 7, 2017

When he was a child, the owner of Sowgen Brocante always had a few small stones and other precious to the child’s heart things in his pockets. Now, his…

Antiques & Brocante Architecture Interiors Kyoto Design

Kyoto Antique & Vintage Market 2017

April 28, 2017

I’m so glad I could pay a visit to the Kyoto Antique & Vintage Market which was held annually at the Former Rissei Elementary School, historical building I like…

Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (2)

December 22, 2014

A few more photos of Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu bamboo world..

You will be surprised to discover the variety of shapes which can be created from bamboo.

There is also a corner…