What's Washi Collection?

What's Washi Collection?

2022 Jun 17th

Introducing customers to new-to-them materials can be challenging — especially if that something new seems delicate, rare, unfamiliar and, maybe, expensive. They don't know how the product will work i … read more
The Exhibition is live!

The Exhibition is live!

2022 Apr 28th

You can view sakura at various locations in Ontario, including Toronto’s High Park, where many of the 2000 trees given to Toronto by the citizens of Tokyo in 1959 are still visible. From 2000 to 2012, … read more
What is "Su"?

What is "Su"?

2022 Apr 1st

You might have seen a bamboo mat — for making sushi rolls. These mats are called "Su (簀)" in Japanese and you should see the ones for papermaking — Hiki-Su is unbelievably fine and delicate.  … read more
Gampi and Mitsumata

Gampi and Mitsumata

2022 Mar 9th

Oh gampi, is there anything that matches your elegant sheen and exquisitely smooth surface? Well, maybe not exactly, but if you like gampi, you really owe it to yourself to also give Mitsumata a try. … read more
Collab items with Beam Paints!

Collab items with Beam Paints!

2021 Dec 31st

Beam Paints are the result of a lifetime of creative exploration, and a deep love and respect for the natural world. The creation of Indigenous entrepreneur Anong Beam, her products make use of "lig … read more
Chiyogami vs Katazome-shi

Chiyogami vs Katazome-shi

2021 Dec 27th

How are Chiyogami and Katazome-shi Different? For many people,  chiyogami is what comes to mind when Japanese paper is mentioned. The vibrant colours, detailed designs, and sheen of … read more