Archive for the ‘Shokunin’ Category

Japan is a country of shokunin (職人), or craftsman.

Introducing Takaokaya — Handcrafted Cushions and Bedding from Kyoto

Introducing Takaokaya — Handcrafted Cushions and Bedding from Kyoto

Takaokaya: Handcrafted Contemporary & Traditional Zabuton Cushions and Futon Bedding from Kyoto Since 1919 Brand Story Takaokaya is a producer of handmade zabuton cushions and futon bedding in the ancient capital of Kyoto. Our stylish, high quality range of furnishings are designed to harmonize any living space and bring the relaxing Japanese art of ‘Kutsurogi’ …

京都北山林業伝統技法「本仕込」研修会 – 尾島組

京都北山林業伝統技法「本仕込」研修会 – 尾島組

私は今年も京都北山の中源株式曾社「本仕込」研修会に参加しました。このイベントでは尾島俊明氏の尾島組の「本仕込」作業を見えます。尾島俊明氏は北山の「本仕込」の事を説明した時に私はiPhoneでビデオを撮りましたので、OpenKyotoYouTubeで共有します。

Bon Appetit Magazine Photoshoot at Kichisen

Bon Appetit Magazine Photoshoot at Kichisen

Iron Chef defeater Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa, said to carry the future of Kyoto cuisine on his shoulders, is a one of a kind. His cuisine is authentically Kyoto, but he isn’t, and that is a good thing because unlike a lot of Kyoto, he is open to the world and people like me, open to …

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