BEAMS&CO curated an exhibition of Japanese coveted craft makers at CIFF 59 in Copenhagen, Denmark titled JAPAN: CRAFT & SUSTAIN in cooperation with Essence of Japan – JETRO presenting Japanese mastery craftsmanship alongside with 5 Japanese lifestyle brands who have been gaining international recognition, debuting their collection for the first time outside of Japan.
JAPAN CRAFT & SUSTAIN spotlights a selection of 10 Japanese craft makers and artisanal techniques with traditional craftsmanship with unique touches. They champion locality, quality and responsible manufacturing that’s made to last, provide functionality as well as showcase the beauty of everyday objects.
Alongside JAPAN: CRAFT & SUSTAIN, BEAMS&CO curated an array of 5 Japanese lifestyle brands debuting at CIFF for the first time in cooperation with CIFF, to showcase the originality of their design, unique fabric and finishes and the quality of their production.
Participating makers and brands:
Asakano Gama (ceramics)
Ceramic Japan (ceramics)
Shinto Towel (textiles)
Uchiwaya Ryo (Kougei)
Koizumi Glass (Glassware)
tempo (Kinetic mobile Sculptors)
Hirota Glass (Glassware)