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!
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.
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