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!
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!
Yosegi Zaiku is known as a handcraft box or a traditional parquetry made from natural fine grains and woods. The various natural colors of woods create the elaborate mosaic patterns.
If you're interested in Japanese culture, you might have heard about washi (和紙), a Japanese traditional handmade paper. It even became one of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2014!
Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese cloth originally made for carrying clothes. Not so many people nowadays use Furoshiki, but the use of furoshiki is now changing into a modern style.