Handmade in Japan: The Pursuit of Perfection in Traditional Crafts
Discover the exceptional artistry and rich traditions being kept
alive by Japanese artisans in the twenty-first century.
In an era where global interest in handmade, small-batch products
is heightening as a response to mass production, Handmade in
Japan takes a look inside the workshops of the country’s artisans,
revealing their endless pursuit of excellence, and what it means to
dedicate one’s life to the stewardship of irreplaceable cultural heritage.
International readers with an appreciation for handmade processes
using sustainable materials will find inspiration in the exploration of
craft ecosystems, such as the harvesting of natural lacquer in Iwate.
Likewise, those who admire skill and beauty will enjoy discovering the
lengths these makers go to in ensuring every product is perfect.
ISBN : 978-3899559927
페이지 : 320 pages
표지 : Hardcover
언어 : English