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FUTAGAMI Brass IHADA Stationery Tray Large

FUTAGAMI Brass IHADA Stationery Tray Large

Brass IHADA Stationery Tray Large designed by Masanori Oji and made by FUTAGAMI, Japan.

This gorgeous Brass IHADA Stationery Tray has an organic crude casting of brass and is designed to be used as a pen holder or money tray. The upper face of the tray is IHADA-finished, a crude casting surface. The tray gradually changes its color over the course of years due to oxidization. The longer it is used, the richer and subtler it becomes.

They can also be used as a tray to pop your keys and sunglasses on when you arrive home at the front door, for your favourite jewelries or bibs and bobs next to the bed, as a tray in the bathroom, or even a serving tray for small canapés.

Dimensions: w210 x d87 x h13mm

Material:Roughly Cast Brass

Designed by Masanori Oji

FUTAGAMI was founded in 1897 and has a long history of making brass artifacts.

The techniques of making these brass artifacts were initially used to make Buddhist items for celebration and worship, and are now used to transform exquisitely designed home items into modern collectibles. Metals such as brass are subject to change their look with time, thus, bringing out their unique beauty.

KINTO SLOW COFFEE STYLE Specialty Brewer server holder

KINTO SLOW COFFEE STYLE Specialty Brewer server holder

Brew with function and style

SLOW COFFEE STYLE Specialty is a special selection inspired by the passion of craftsmen seeking the best materials, thoughtfully crafting, and carefully finessing to create items of distinguished character. 

Their dedication and eye for detail translates through the products, bringing warmth and comfort to the user. Through collaborations with Japanese craftsmen, we bring you coffee ware that enriches the ritual of savouring each cup of coffee. 

The S02 collection series blends naturally into a calm and relaxing space, as though it has always been there. The brass of the brewer stand is blasted to suit a vintage style. 

By using the knob to adjust the height of the stand, you can brew into any mug or server. Functionality is also considered in the design of all items; for example, the server is narrow around the top rim so that it does not miss any drip of coffee, the stainless steel filter has titanium coating that prevents odours of drinks from remaining.

Stand: W6.5 x D5.1 x W9.8 in 
Filter: 04.7 x H3.5 in 
Brewer: 04.7 x H3.7 in 
Server: 03.2 x H4.3 x W5.5 in 20.3 oz 
Holder: 03.2 x H2.4 in

Microwave & dishwasher safe 
Dishwasher safe (not walnut stand)

Brewer, server, holder
Heat-resistant glass
Filter: 18.8 stainless steel (TiN coating)
Stand: walnut. urethane coating, brass

KINTO is a renowned and much-loved Japanese company dedicated to the production of life-long and frequently used designs in everyday life.

MT Washi Tape - Wamon 3 Boxed Set of 6 JAPANESE PATTERNS AND PRINTS

MT Washi Tape - Wamon 3 Boxed Set of 6 JAPANESE PATTERNS AND PRINTS


Beautifully presented, the Wamon box set contains six rolls of tape, each featuring original patterns and prints. A perfect gift with a range of artistic and functional uses from craft to gift wrapping, book-marking, sealing envelopes or attaching bills to the fridge. Once you get started start, you'll find it hard to stop.

Achieving a cult status around the world among artists, students, bloggers and teachers, the Japanese brand Masking Tape has propelled the humble beige stationery item into a unique and innovative craft and design object.

Utilising the characteristics of Japanese rice or 'washi' paper, each Masking Tape roll is textured and can be written on, is easy to remove and does not leave stains, offering an abundance of creative and decorative uses.

QUANTITY: Set of 6 rolls
SIZE: 15mm (w) x 10m
MATERIAL: Traditional Japanese washi paper
EXTRAS: Gift Boxed
SOURCE: Made in Japan
Onami Tumbler Silky 110

Onami Tumbler Silky 110

Onami Tumbler 

Onami is a spinning metal maker who collaborates with designer YAMAZAKI Yoshiki to create authentic tumblers and rock glasses.

Spinning tool lines are made on these simple tumblers and rock glasses, which are created by using a metal spinning technique. Because the tumblers and rock glasses have spinning tool lines on their surface, it is not slippery to hold even when your hands are wet. Since they are made of stainless steel, there is little concern that they will break, and they are perfect to be used outdoors as well. The mouth of the tumbler has a large diameter, meaning it is easy to clean the inside of the tumbler.

Dimensions (mm):Silky Tumbler dia 92 x h 110mmL

Material:Stainless steel 18-8

Capacity: Tumbler 110/ 410ml (when filled to brim)

Onami's stainless steel "Silky" finish gives a unique gloss which is achieved by not polishing the product, reducing shininess, and giving the product a finish which enhances the beauty of the spinning tool lines. 
Palomino BlackWing Pearl New!!

Palomino BlackWing Pearl New!!

Palomino BlackWing Pearl New!!

This set of 12 Blackwing Pearl pencils feature a lustrous pearl white finish and black eraser, along with a balanced and smooth graphite core that is softer than the graphite found in the Palomino Blackwing 602, but firmer than the graphite found in the Palomino Blackwing.

Made in Japan with Genuine Incense Cedar, it is amazingly smooth and beautiful. Palomino IS the worlds best pencil.

The list of known Blackwing users includes John Steinbeck, Stephen Sondheim, and Chuck Jones, who proudly used Blackwings to create Bugs Bunny and countless other Looney Tunes characters.

Now, Blackwings are assisting a new generation of writers, artists and musicians including Grammy Award-winning Sugarland member Kristian Bush and Ren and Stimpy creator Bob Camp.

- QUANTITY: 1 pack of 12 pencils
- SIZE: 20.5cm long. 0.75cm barrel diameter.
- LEAD: Special Graphite Formulation. Very Black.
- SUITS: Writing.
- MATERIALS: Genuine Incense Cedar Barrel. Graphite Formulation Lead.
- FEATURES: Replaceable Erasers (Pink / White / Black). Legendary Design.

T-lab polepole Large White Limited Edition Cat

T-lab polepole Large White Limited Edition Cat

his gorgeous stylized cat is only available for a short time. T -Lab release larger limited editions of their favourite polpole animals from time to time and this cat is a much loved item. 

These whimsical wooden animals from T-Lab Japan have been loved and collected in Japan for over 10 years and have finally made it to Australia!

These whimsical wooden animals from T-Lab Japan have been loved and collected in Japan for over 10 years and have finally made it to Australia!

"Pole pole"(poh-leh poh-leh) means slowly, slowly in Swahili and describes how these animals are created. Each animal is hand carved and filed from Albizia soft wood and then hand-painted with no varnish. Due to their handcrafted nature, each pole pole animal is slightly different.

The 'Albizia' tree is one of the quickest growing tropical trees. These trees are sustainable because of their rapid growth.

T-Lab combats deforestation by replanting every tree to repay the earth.

Each animal is carefully hand-carved from a light white wood and hand-painted by expert craftsmen. These gorgeous animals are made by the artisans of a dedicated workshop in the village of Tirabo, Bali in Indonesia.

The feel of the smoothly sanded wood and the sweetly painted expressions will bring a smile to your face and a sense of warmth to your home!

Collect several and create your own personal menagerie at home or line them up on your desk at work!

Modern Japanese designed gifts, stationery, home wares, toys and ceramics.

Mimoto's products are chosen because they are the best of contemporary Japanese design and craftsmanship. Mimoto curates its products to showcase Japan's extraordinarily developed design intelligence and integrity, and also Japan's quirky sense of design humour.

We have sourced items from individual creators, small producers, designers and artists from across Japan, all of whom who have a unique design story to tell. 

A new and exciting design tale is unfolding right now in Japan, with a gentle and reverent nod toward the rich traditions of Japanese traditional crafts and design.

Whether you are searching for an authentic glazed Japanese ceramic, a hand-forged brass bottle opener, fragrant Japanese incense used in Shinto and Buddhist temples, quirky Japanese stationery, quality linen and much more, you can find it here at Mimoto.

New products will be added frequently as we discover new and emerging Japanese creators and design trends. 

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