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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…

Architecture Crafts & Handmade Interiors International Travel

10 places to visit in Copenhagen for design lovers

January 26, 2018

This is the 3rd from 4 posts about my short business trip to Copenhagen last December. I arrived there with much less time on my hands that I would…

Crafts & Handmade Interiors International Travel

Gallery A. Petersen Collection & Craft, Copenhagen

January 18, 2018

As I wrote in one of my previous posts, during autumn months we were holding the Design Collaborations by Lars Vejen exhibition at the Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts…

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…