Category Archives: tohoku

aikuchi

wow and marc newson is behind this project, that will exhibit from tomorrow in tokyo…

we´re back in tohoku and again very traditional and super nice japanese beauty, yet absolutely modern. this is a contemporary designed japanese samurai sword. how about that!

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in japanese aikuchi means a katana without tsuba. which means it is not intended for battle but an object of beauty and for some a charm.

 

 

made in tohoku…

our really good friends, the incredibly inspiring guys from the inoue brothers made this cool ass video… the tohoku region of Japan was devastated after the earthquake and tsunami 3 years ago. the video introduces us to a few of the regions brilliant artisans. seriously check it out

and remember – style can´t be mass-produced

to check out more about the inoue brothers

http://www.theinouebrothers.net/