Oji Masanori works collaboratively with Takahashi Kougei since 2008. After he studied Architecture and Environmental design, he founded in 2004 his own creative studio Oji & Design. He is also involved in the development and promotion of Japanese craftsmanship.
©photo Oji Masanori
Takahashi Kougei was founded in 1965 in Hokkaïdo, Japan by Shoichi Takahashi. Since 2009 his son, Hidetoshi Takahashi leads the workshop of highly skilled woodworkers.
Every step of the production is on-the-spot : wood sourcing, drying, cutting, carving, sanding, packaging, shipping...
© photos Takahashi Kougei