KOGEI STANDARD Japanese Crafts Online Media

Lifestyles looking forward.Encountering Kogei, things we notice.

The beauty of Kogei in everyday life. We share a variety of information and perspectives on Japanese crafts, including exhibition information and interviews.

Mori Kougei specializes in “Tsuki-ita”, a type of woodwork that involves pasting together thinly shaved paper-like veneers. Founded in 1953 in Tokushima Prefecture, Mori Kougei has since inherited the techniques and knowledge of wood and has been planning home interiors, and manufacturing and selling wooden furniture and crafts. They specialize in laminating and combining wood, making use of the b...

Fujiki Denshiro Shoten manufactures and sells traditional handicraft of kaba-zaiku in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture, under the brand “Denshiro”. They celebrated their 170th anniversary last year, and launched three new products in the autumn of the new year. Kaba-zaiku is a type of craft that becomes more beautiful and profound with each usage. The theme “Spinning Time” is in the spirit of wanting ...

Opened in Higashiyama, Kyoto-city in July 2022, “THE HOTEL HIGASHIYAMA by Kyoto Tokyu Hotel” is a hotel that prides itself based on the concept of “The Best of the City in the East of Kyoto”. At this quaint hotel, you will find yourself immersed in the traditional spirit and aesthetics of Japan.Entering the calm atmosphere of the lobby, a 15-meter art piece catches your eye with ...

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