Furoshiki is a traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that is used to wrap all sorts of objects, often in elaborate shapes. In Japanese culture, furoshiki functions as a method of communication, with its many knots and ties representing the ties between people.
Commonly used to pack lunches and wrap gifts, furoshiki is a fun and eco-friendly way to take your essentials on the go! This fun series features a colorful animal friend to protect your essentials or greet your friend as you hand her a gift.Looking for more ideas? Read our Furoshiki tutorials on our Journal, or become a true master with the Furoshiki Handbook.
Made to commemorate the opening of our Philadelphia concept store, this set of matte black pencils are now available online to celebrate our one year store anniversary. With our address (1216 Walnut Street) printed in bright white numbers and a premium black eraser, we hope these pencils inspire you to bring your own ideas to life.
Set of 3 HB pencilsMaterials: wood, graphite
Kizara memo pads are made by shaving thin individual sheets of paper from a single block of wood. These sheets, traditionally used to wrap food, are now reimagined as beautiful notepads for the creative mind. Experience the aesthetic and tactile pleasure of writing and drawing directly on woodgrain.
About The Kizara Project
By facilitating better forest management, the Kizara Project shows us how conscious design can have a positive impact on our environment.
Materials: Japanese red pine
Dimensions: Small: Height: 4”, Width: 3”; Medium: Height: 6”, Width: 4”; Large: Height: 7”, Width: 5”
Pages: Medium & Large: Approximately 50; Small: Approximately 40
Care: Keep in a cool, dry place. Pages may warp slightly if exposed to humidity.
Yoku Moku is a world-famous Japanese confectioner, whose namesake slim butter cookies have become a classic Japanese gift for holidays and special occasions. Coated in a layer of milk chocolate, the Billet au Chocolat au Lait is a thin square cookie with a rich vanilla and chocolate taste. Each cookie is individually wrapped to preserve freshness and flavor, and 24 cookies line up inside its signature metal tin. This delectable treat is a beautiful gift to give and receive no matter the occasion.Ingredients: Milk chocolate (sugar, cocoa butter, milk powder, cocoa mass, soy lecithin, chocolate flavor), butter, egg whites, wheat flour, vanilla extract.
Kampai! Toast to new beginnings with this traditional masu sake cup, made especially for us to commemorate our store opening. An essential part of Japanese wedding and holiday toasts, masu cups are used to drink and serve sake during special occasions. This square cup is made from fragrant hinoki wood that complements cask-brewed sake. Breathe in its subtle cypress-like scent as you toast to good friends and auspicious beginnings.
Learn how to drink from a masu cup (it’s not how you think) on our Journal.
Materials: Hinoki Cypress Wood
Dimensions: Height: 3” Width: 3”
Care: Wash thoroughly with water. Avoid using soap, as it can strip the natural properties of hinoki wood.