Gallery: Hiyoshiya Creates Modern Lamps Modeled After Traditional Japan...

 
With over 150 years of experience manufacturing Wagasas (traditional Japanese umbrellas), family-run Hiyoshiya creates contemporary products that fit into any modern context. Their beautiful, functional and sustainable designs keep this important craft alive using green materials like bamboo wood and washi paper. Last week I had the chance to visit Hiyoshiya in Kyoto and talk with Kotaro Nishibori, president of the company and 5th generation of the family - read on for our exclusive feature!

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  1. Robert Moore February 23, 2012 at 10:07 am

    Hi,
    i would like to purchase one of the Kotori umbrella lamp shades, please can you tell me if there is a retailer in the UK, or can i order one direct from the suplier…?

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