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osechi ryori 御節料理

Traditional Japanese New Year foods filled with good wishes.

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fugaku sanjurokkei 富嶽三十六景

Thirty-six views of mount Fuji by Hokusai Katsushika.

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life 人生

life 人生

New collection is about a journey to create our personal sense of aliveness.

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seasonal division 節分

seasonal division 節分

In Japanese tradition, Spring starts in February, with the lunar calendar.

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resolution for a new year

New Year, new start and mind set to create a better future.

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how my brand started

how my brand started

I want to share with you a story of how my brand started.

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origami 折り紙

origami 折り紙

Origami 折り紙 is a traditional Japanese art of paper folding.

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children's day in Japan

How Japanese celebrate the 5th of May as a “Children’s Day”?

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kiwari 木割 golden ratio

kiwari 木割 golden ratio

Japanese timber architecture used to use a similar system with Golden Ratio.

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Japanese pattern

Japanese pattern

Many Japanese arts and crafts have patterns based on the natural world.

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sadou 茶道 tea ceremony

sadou 茶道 tea ceremony

History about green tea in Japan and purpose of the tea ceremony.

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ninja 忍者 shinobi

ninja 忍者 shinobi

A lot of people think that Ninjas were once the James Bond of Japan.

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kumiko 組子

An ornamentation technique used in traditional Japanese architecture.

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tokonoma 床の間

A Tokonoma 床の間 is a raised alcove in a Japanese style reception room.

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Japanese new year

Japanese new year

How we celebrate the Japanese new year. The festival starts on New Year’s Eve.

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