About the year-end and New Year holidays＆product shipping.
Thank you very much for your hard work.We will be closed for New Year holidays from December 29th to January 4th.We are still accepting orders from the online shop at any time even during the holidays, but we would like to ship them at any time after January 5th. Thank you for your understanding.
New overseas kit has been completed!!
This time, a new overseas kit has been completed.The name is "Urushino ippo KIT"We started the 『Urushino Ippo 』project in 2016 with the desire to let many people outside the circle of crafts know about urushi（Natural Lacquer）.And in 2022, a new kit was born to spread that feeling overseas. It is produced so that many people can experience the fun and tradition of Japanese manufacturing. The design concept is "Makunouchi Bento"Depending on the application, such as wiping urushi or kintsugi, separate boxes are prepared and can be stacked and stored like heavy weights.You can also make the main body a...
We are pleased to announce that Tsutsumi Asakichi Urushi has been nominated as one of the five family-owned businesses for the 2022 "PFV Award - FAMILY IS SUSTAINABILITY"!
The award is presented by one of Europe's leading wine organizations. This award is sponsored by primumfamiliaevini , a group of 12 of Europe's leading wine producers, and is given to the best family-owned businesses in the world that have been working on family projects for generations, with a focus on excellence and positive values that the PFV wishes to encourage. ▼PFV Award - FAMILY IS SUSTAINABILITY WEB SITE https://www.thepfvprize.com/#about In February, the 12 PFV families will gather to determine the winners of the PFV Awards from these five companies.The results will be announced in March 2022.I hope to keep...
We have been featured in 『Garland』, an Australian craft culture magazine.
An article written by Sachiko Matsuyama of monomo was written and published in Garland, an Australian craft culture magazine. Photo by Ryan Jones She talks about our collaboration with Australian surfboard shaper legend Tom Wegner. The sense of crisis and hope that we have around Urushi, and our past activities and efforts with sympathetic friends such as video producer Shin Aoki.Click here to read the article■Writer's ProfileSachiko Matsuyama, Producer and Representative of monomoSachiko Matsuyama established monomo in 2014 with the aim of sharing Japan's rich craft culture with the world. She visits artisans throughout Japan who are involved in handicrafts that...
Tsutsumi Asakichi and PERSPECTIVE are featured on WIRED web media!!
【 Japanese Lacquer Maker Coats Surfboards, Plants Trees To Buoy Community, Revive Traditional Craft 】 Tsutsumi Asakichi and PERSPECTIVE are featured on WIRED web media!! We are happy that our small grass-roots activities related urushi natural lacquer are recognized as one of interesting regional revitalization projects. Please check out the article to see what’s that about!! https://www.wired.com/.../japanese-lacquer-maker-coats.../