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[Via Tokyo] New Prints by Hanna Konola

Posted on July 03, 2014 | 0 comments

Delightful new addition to the via Tokyo section where we showcase exclusive products by talented artists from outside Japan, one of our favourite international artists Hanna Konola's prints are now available from UGUiSU. Lovely and enchanting art for your home.

Hanna's new Birthday series is a small collection of prints that draw inspiration from her childhood birthdays in the 80’s. The sweet colours and playful shapes remind of those small and modest parties in the spring time when summer was just around the corner.

High quality archival giclée (inkjet), printed on A4 size matte white Hahnemühle 188 gsm paper.
Printed in Helsinki.

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Japanese Cypress Hinoki Wood Mug

Posted on June 14, 2014 | 0 comments

More of the beautiful wood mugs made from Hinoki or Japanese cypress have been restocked after the last stock arrived and all went in 2 days last week. The Hinoki mugs are arefully handcrafted by Mr Shibata in Yamanashi prefecture using 100%-FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified scrap wood harvested locally in Yamanashi, Japan.  

Hinoki or Japanese Cypress is one of Japan's most prized woods which grows only in Japan and a part of Taiwan, it is prized for its beautiful grain, fragrance and smooth texture.

Finished with food-safe polyurethane coating (x more than 10 layers) and it can be used for both hot and cold drinks. Coffee or tea will not stain.

Take a look at more images on the product page here, or see the whole woodenware series by the same maker.

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At Swim-Two-Birds potholders and cushion/seat pads

Posted on April 21, 2014 | 1 comment

From the "via Tokyo" collection where we curate items that are carefully handcrafted by our favourite artists from outside Japan, the new lot of the lovely At Swim-Two-Birds crochet potholders and cushions/seat pads have been added to UGUISU online store. All very carefully handcrafted by a Belgian textile artist Renilde de Peuter.

These always go quite quickly so please make sure to order while you can!

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