KoLe Shikoku, Japan

excellent items from Shikoku Japan to the world

Shikoku

Kae: the product producer

HOW did IT HAPPEN?!
A former apparel designer who had nothing to do with Japanese Traditional Crafts ended up creating the future of it! How?! Why?!
The 9 Stories Third Series is about a product producer.
Ep.1/9 WHO IS Kae?
Ep.2/9 DESIGNING OWN CLOTHES SINCE SHE WAS A CHILD.
Ep.3/9 BEING AN APPAREL DESIGNER IN KOBE.
Ep.4/9 MARRYING INTO THE WORLD OF TRADITIONAL CRAFT.
Ep.5/9 GENERATING A NEW CATEGORY.
Ep.6/9 TO THE WORLD!
Ep.7/9 CONNECTING WITH OTHER ARTISANS’ PROBLEMS.
Ep.8/9 THE MOMENT: THE REALIZATION OF HER CALLING.
Ep.9/9 FOR THE NEXT GENERATIONS.

OBON (お盆) [more than 4 seasons]

You BETTER NOT to meet up with Japanese people during “OBON”. But WHY? In this article I will walk you through the culture behind it and the reason to avoid it, as well as a trip tip to keep you safe. 

The view of Shikoku on YouTube

When you travel abroad, it is hard to experience all year round view or hard to pick which season you would like to visit. Here we might have solution.

newly added -ARTISAN- Takashi Morimoto – KUDE SHOUJI certified Japanese traditional craftsmen.

Takashi Morimoto is a KUDE-SHOUJI artisan as well as fixture artisan. However what he creates is beyond what he is trained to make. Learn what he means by “SHU-HA-RI” and “ONKOZANSHIN”.