[ CORRECTION AND APOLOGY ] Announcement of Close of Japan Design Store
A life with Japanese modern tableware or home decor
Imagine a life with Japanese masterpiece that enriches your days
Japan Design Store hopes people to use favorite traditional crafts, Japanese tableware, or home decor for a long time.
“Traditional crafts” seem to be difficult, but don’t worry.
“Traditional crafts” have been carefully made as necessities for Japanese life, and loved by people for a long time.
Therefore, traditional crafts are filled with Japanese aesthetic sense or sensitivity, wisdom that is suitable for Japanese climate, and skill of excellent craftsmen.
These pages introduce “points to choose traditional crafts” or “suggestion and introduction of using Japanese tableware.” We cannot fully explain the attractive points of the items in each product page. So, these pages complement the products’ information.
Depend on the products, such as lacquerware or tin tableware can be used for a half of the century.
With some ideas of use, points of better use, or knowing thoughts of craftsmen, your life with Japanese masterpieces become richer and more colorful.
You can imagine a life with Japanese masterpiece by reading these pages.
From these thoughts, these pages introduce recommendation of our staff or seasonal ideas of use of our products.
Okinawa is Filled with Beautiful Textiles!
Okinawa textile have been nurtured by tropical nature and thoughts of Okinawan people. Elegant “Hanaori” was for loyal family or bureaucrats. Cool textile was used for summer clothes. Beautiful Okinawa fabrics are popular souvenir and gifts. Workshops are popular as well.
Special feature! Modern Japanese porcelain from 1616/arita japan
Arita porcelain collection from 1616/arita japan. Japanese porcelain Arita ware varies from simple white plates to colorful cute bowls. Inherited skill of traditional Arita porcelain meets modern designers. Stylish and useful design for contemporary lifestyle.
Takaoka copperware Traditional crafts from Toyama prefecture
Takaoka copperware is a Japanese traditional craft of casting produced in Takaoka city in Toyama prefecture. Popular brands in our store Nousaku and syouryu use the skill of Takaoka copperware. Elegant and aesthetic tin items are suitable for gifts, too.
Too easy, too delicious! How to cook white rice with Kamado-san
Donabe rice cooker Kamado-san from Nagatani-en has been popular that it can cook delicious rice easily. One of our staff tried to cook. This page introduces how to cook white rice with Kamado-san and how to season donabe before using it.
Best ideas of Japanese gifts with Japanese gift wrapping
Japanese people love gift giving. For Japanese gift, gift wrapping is essential. Japan Design Store offers various gift wrapping service. Here, we will introduce the history of Japanese gift wrapping. Also, let us introduce some recommended items for Japanese gift.
Japanese cast iron teapots and more from Yamagata casting
Now, Japanese traditional crafts have been paid attention from the people in Asia and Europe. Especially, Japanese cast iron teapot of Yamagata casting have been popular. We introduce the charm of Japanese cast iron products from Chushin Kobo.
Stylish and modern Japanese lacquerware, Wajima lacquerware
From natural design to high-quality products used at elegant restaurants. Wajima Kirimoto inherits the tradition of Wajima lacquerware. This page introduces the fascination of traditional Japanese lacquerware and great products of Wajima Kirimoto.
Special feature! Nousaku the Japanese tin 100% tableware
These days, multiple medias have paid attention at “tin tableware.” Among them, Nousaku items have been popular in our store. This page is the introduction of Nousaku and their products. Good material and high quality products are suitable gifts, too.