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Kyoto traditional crafts

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“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

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…

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…