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

Hiyoshiya president Kotaro Nishibori
Kotaro Nishibori, president of the company got involved in his wife’s family business in order to help it survive. He learned the thousand-year history, manufacturing evolution and cultural importance of Wagasas in Japan, and began thinking of new ways to apply this unique value of Hiyashiya into contemporary products.

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

    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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