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Kenichi Harada

原田賢一

“enku”, a brand led by dedication Leather and dye craft artist, Mr. Kenichi Harada had worked as a camera assistant after studying fashion…

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enku

エンクウ

“enku” is a brand for Japanese indigo dyed leather founded in 2013 by Mr. Kenichi Harada who is a Tokyo-based leather and dye…

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Koji Yamane

山根晃司

Being mindful of my natural self while doing a job that is appreciated by others Mr. Koji Yamane is from Kumamoto Prefecture. From…

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Takemata Nakagawa Takezaiten

竹又 中川竹材店

Located in the south of the Kyoto Imperial Palace, Daruma-cho is a neighbourhood with many antique shops and antique art dealers. This is…

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Yoshio Sotokawa

外川良夫

I want to deliver the sound of Orin beyond the object. Mr. Yoshio Sotokawa moved from his hometown, Toyama city to Takaoka city…

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YAMAGUCHI KYUJO Co., Ltd.

株式会社山口久乗

Takaoka city in Toyama prefecture is known as a production area of metal casting where they have 90% of the market share in…

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Sparkling colors of castle stone wall

光溢れる石垣

“Raden glass” was born from a technical innovation to combine glass and the traditional “raden” (mother-of-pearl inlay) decoration technique which represents Takaoka lacquerware….

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KUMAGAI Co., Ltd.

熊谷聡商店

KUMAGAI Co., Ltd. was founded in Kyoto in 1935. As a wholesaler specializing in Kyoto ware, they have the largest selection of items…

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Shozo Yamaguchi

山口 省三

I am the happiest when I hear, “I found exactly what I was looking for!” Mr. Shozo Yamaguchi was born in Kyoto. In…

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Takeshi Nomura

野村毅史

I am in awe when I uncover the beauty of the shells. Mr. Nomura was born and raised in Toyama prefecture. When he…

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Amano Shikki Co., Ltd.

天野漆器株式会社

Having flourished in the manufacturing industry and commerce since the Edo period, Takaoka city in Toyama prefecture became a production area of copperware…

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Flowing gradation of colors

流れる色の移ろい

The beauty of the textile of “SANJIKU” is in its fine gradations of colors. The brand name came from “Sanjiku-Kumiori”, a type of…

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