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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Hiyoshiya Contemporary : modern lighting by the ultimate Kyoto umbrella maker

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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…

Kyoto Design

Kyoto Benrido, art postcards gallery

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October 24, 2014

Benrido is a company specialising in art printing since 1887.

 
Kyoto Benrido is managing the art reproduction postcards and goods (plastic folders, pens, memo pads, fans) sold in museum…

Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Morita Washi, Japanese paper shop (2)

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September 16, 2014

Besides the gift-wrapping paper of all colours and patterns, at Morita Washi you’ll be happy to find original paper boxes for your treasures or documents,.. 

…tea caddies,..

 ..or even…

Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Morita Washi, Japanese paper shop (1)

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September 11, 2014

I visited several specialized stores in Kyoto. Morita Washi was one of them.
The shop is well-stocked with various types of paper sheets and goods. Prepare yourself to spend some…