As one of the oldest Japanese ceramic traditions, yakishime ceramics are traditionally left unglazed to highlight the raw beauty of untouched clay. This beautiful earthenware teapot combines the simplicity of raw clay with the refinement of the tea ceremony. Rustic and sophisticated, it is the perfect size for one or two cups of strong green tea. The elongated hollow handle allows you to pour every last drop out without compromising on comfort.
Dimensions: Height: 4 1/2" Diameter: 2 1/2"
Care: Rinse thoroughly with water only (no sponge or scrubber), then dry thoroughly.
This stylish take on the traditional zabuton cushion is the result of a partnership between textile brand Sou Sou and futon makers Daitou Shingu. Traditionally found in tatami rooms, zabuton cushions make sitting on the floor comfortable and also look great on your couch as an accent pillow.
About Sou Sou
Each piece in this colorful collection is infused with vibrant graphic patterns designed by Japanese artist Katsuji Wakisaka. With a mission to revitalize traditional Japanese styles, his modern designs combine contemporary patterns with traditional Japanese shapes.
About Daitou Shingu
Established in 1925 as a Japanese futon maker, Daitou Shingu has a singular goal of providing the most comfortable sleep experience possible. Every item in the collection is made by hand using traditional Japanese techniques, natural dyes, and absolutely no bleaching or chemical processing.
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Materials: Outer: 100% Cotton; Inner: 70% Cotton, 30% Polyester
Dimensions: Length: 16” Width:15.75”
Care: Spot clean surface stains with mild detergent
This beautiful cushion cover is the result of a collaboration between artist Toshiyuki Fukuda and sashiko embroidery artisan Kenichi Ohazama. Using traditional sashiko embroidery with near-mathematical precision, each cover features geometric patterns that combine twenty-first century graphics with Japanese folk art motifs.. Each Sashiko Cushion Cover is individually cut from a larger 100% cotton textile, making each pattern slightly different from the others.
About Sashiko Embroidery
Sashiko, which translates to “little stabs” in Japanese, is a hand-sewing technique that originated in ancient Japan. Sashiko stitches were traditionally used to decorate and repair homespun peasant clothes in times where resources were scarce. Using geometric patterns with common motifs like waves, mountains, bamboos, or overlapping diamonds, sashiko combined decoration with reparation. Its spellbinding beauty asks: why just mend and make do when you can mend and make better?
Materials: 100% Cotton
Dimensions: Length: 17 ½” Width: 17 ½”
Care: Machine wash in cold water with similar colors and gentle detergent.
An artful add-on to your dinner table, this small sauce dish is perfect for holding soy sauce or condiments. They are glazed with a smooth texture in cool tones, but because of their handmade makeup, their shades may vary.
Banko Yaki Ceramics:
Based in the Mie Prefecture, the art of Banko Yaki is a traditional ceramic technique that is entrenched with Japanese culture. Dating back to the 18th century, Banko Yaki ceramics offer unique heat resistance and a beautiful but practical composition in muted, earthy colors. These pieces continue to honor an ancient art in a modern world by reshaping the past to fit the needs of the future.
Materials: Clay, Petalite
Dimensions: Height: 1½” Diameter: 4”
Care: Hand-wash and dry thoroughly after use. Not oven, stove-top, microwave, or dishwasher safe.