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From Japan to the world.Awareness through Kogei.

Insight Kogei Articles

From Japan to the world.Awareness through Kogei.

Insight Kogei Articles

From Japan to the world.Awareness through Kogei.

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Things which are inherited through the ages.Numerous works that enrich life.

Craft Artist Kogei Artist

Craft artists who reflects their philosophy in their works.They pursue their one and only expression.

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Japanese crafts manufacturers are rooted in various parts of Japan.We want to share with the world, the present situaton of Japanese crafts.

COMPANY Kogei Manufacturers & Brands

Japanese crafts manufacturers are rooted in various parts of Japan.We want to share with the world, the present situaton of Japanese crafts.

In Japan, there is a word called “Kogei” which means Japanese crafts.We create a new way for Kogei beyond the seas.

Lifestyles looking forward.Encountering Kogei, things we notice.

Yamanaka Onsen (hot springs) is said to have been discovered by Gyoki, a renowned monk of the Nara period (710-794). It is a picturesque town nestled in the bosom of the Hokuriku Mountains (a region west of Tokyo on the Japan Sea side of Japan), with onsen ryokan (inns with hot springs) scattered along a valley with beautiful bridges. The famous poet Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) visited the area and w...

We want Arita’s craftsmanship to be more widely known. “Go Forward 2022 – The Future of ‘14P’ Related to Porcelain Manufacturing,” an exhibition and hands-on event driven by this desire of a group of people in the industry who go by the name “14P” to introduce this region where porcelain is made, was held from November 3 to 5, 2022.NEXTRAD, the organizer of this event, is a team of fou...

When discussing the uniquely Japanese sense of beauty, the words “ma” and “yohaku” are indispensable, as are “wabi-sabi.” “Ma” is mainly used in theater, music, and interpersonal relationships, while “yohaku” is frequently used in art, design, and for other two-dimensional works.

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Craft Artist Kogei Artist

Craft artists who reflects their philosophy in their works.They pursue their one and only expression.