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Unique Daruma Transforming For You

ArtLab is supporting traditional craft from Fukushima. Shirakawa Daruma can make variety of design for you. It’s possible to make unique corporate …

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Behind The Story of Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty is a popular and beloved character all over the world. However, the character wasn’t so much popular when it was …

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The Newest Kotatsu

Sydney is winter now so it’s really cold stay out side especially without sun light. I and mamatomo( mum friends , having small …


Ukiyo-e Shows a “Floating World”

I studied graphic design at an art university in Japan. Many teachers recommended to review and research about Japanese traditional painting. For …

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History of Oobori Soma Pottery

Obori Soma ware is the general name of pottery that has been produced throughout Namie-cho, Futaba-gun, Fukushima Prefecture for 300 years from the Genroku …

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A Great Work of Art, Origami

Paper was brought into Japan through Buddhism in the middle of the 6th century, while the paper manufacturing process was introduced in …