Maruyoshi Kosaka Wood & Urushi Works Holds Pop-Up Event at Tokyo Midtown

14.January.2022 | FASHION / SPOT

The WISE・WISE tools Tokyo Midtown store provides helpful tools for daily life, including products from artisans and crafters from all over Japan. The shop focuses on sustainable and ethical items, and to promote the Maruyoshi Kosaka Wood & Urushi Works, the lacquerware maker is holding a pop-up store at WISE from January 7 until January 23, 2022.

 

Kisohirasawa in Nagano Prefecture has been selected as one of the Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings and is famous for its local lacquerware. Visitors to the pop-up event can enjoy a variety of new lacquerware products that embody traditional Japanese beauty and style. 

 

 

Maruyoshi Kosaka Wood & Urushi Works is an artisan workshop exploring new iterations of lacquer that reflect modern life, while also utilizing the tradition of Kiso lacquerware. Lacquer glass is hand-painted one color at a time by skilled artisans, combining traditional colors with a translucent texture to create one-of-a-kind pieces.

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