September 2017

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Hirai Mokko's new ballpoint pens, Purple Heart, Indian Rosewood and Quince, were added.
https://www.shokunin.com/en/hiraimokko/pen.html



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Yama No Katachi was added. It was founded in 2014 in Yamagata, Japan. They are making products that should exist in Yamagata.
https://www.shokunin.com/en/yamanokatachi/kiri.html (Tung Tray)
https://www.shokunin.com/en/yamanokatachi/benibana.html (Safflower-Glazed Celamic)
https://www.shokunin.com/en/yamanokatachi/kudamono.html (Fruit Knife)



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These are Karmi Tea Canisters by Gato Mikio Shoten. Gato Mikio Shoten was founded in 1908 in Yamanaka, Ishikawa Prefecture. Yamanaka is the largest lacquerware production area in Japan. Karmi Tea Canisters won a silver medal at Designpreis Deutschland 2012.
https://www.shokunin.com/en/gato/karmi.html