Japan


Handmade… and feet !

You have all discovered artisans we have met with the special issue… well no ! There's still a few treasures for you to discover (videos are still waiting to be mounted). Back on our stay in Tokyo. Laurent had knowledge of the Sashimono, Special woodwork joining technique...

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At the wand !

24 June 2015 – Tokyo. As we have already said, meet the artisans was not easy in Tokyo. We knew that the Sumida district was linked to manufacturing history (during the time Edo, the artisanal production of tiles, carpentry, dyeing… was flourishing, Thanks to transportation...

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Yosegi – mosaics of 0.2 mm

A 7800 Km of Isfahan, almost 9 months after our first discovery, Here we are again to admire the manufacture of marquetry by the assemblage of wooden sticks. This is not the Khatam here, but the yosegi, the Assembly is not done in wood but in woodcut, …

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Magewappa – Canning in Odate

To change, a subject to the traditional times and trend. We were interested in the manufacture of boxes were. Staple of Japanese culture, bentō box allows the Japanese to carry their lunch. Very nicely furnished, they replace our Parisian sandwich and can...

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No sushi in Japan

A week in the Japan and already three earthquakes (scale 7,8 for the last, but it felt nothing because we were in a subway running train) ! On this occasion, We found the phlegm of the Japanese, imperturbable instantly and even an hour after then...

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