Denim from Japan has a reputation among denim lovers as being the best in the world. Although it doesn’t have a long history, Japanese denim is known for its quality construction and the skilled, artisanal craft required to make it.
Kosho is an art studio run by Mr. Ogawa in Kyoto, which creates not only art work of dyeing and painting but also bags by using techniques he has learned for 35 years of his carrier. Let's check his amazing works.
Have you heard of urushi? It means lacquer in Japanese. And shikki is Japanese lacquerware which has been used more than 1000 years in Japan. There are some interesting facts. Let's learn about it!
Temari is one of the oldest playground equipment in Japan. It is a traditional Japanese culture and has a history of more than 1000 years. Used to be a toy, these beautiful pieces of arts now can become a wonderful gift too.
Despite its simple and horror look, these dolls are in fact a piece of arts.
This technique of creating silk has surpassed the ordinary and earned the title of a Heritage. It is a fabric that continue from the Nara era, and since the whole process is made by hand, it is now a very precious and expensive fabric.
Have you ever had a problem of calculating large numbers? Don't you think it would be if helpful if you can calculate numbers larger than 10 thousands instantly in your head? How it works? Learn Japanese abacus!