KISHU+ is a new Japanese lacquerware brand
from Wakayama prefecture Japan.
Kishu lacquerware is one of the four major lacquerware producing areas across Japan together with Aizu, Yamanaka and Echizen.
Historically, aiming more easily use of lacquerwares,
Kishu lacquerware is continuing to incorporate modern technologies earlier than other local producing areas.
Photos : Masayuki Hayashi
Keeping great respect for traditional hand craftsmanship, we are challenging to go forward with more liberal approach and incorporating modern technology.
These things aren't a replacements for hand craftsmanship but a challenge to further extend it.