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Posts tagged as 'lacquerware'

Casket with lib by Manfred Schmid

An important component of the Japanese art of lacquerwork is the special technique known as ‘urushi’, which uses many layers of wafer-thin, semi-transparent lacquer to create a surface of almost mystical radiance and sensual depth. Today the urushi guild is facing new challenges and is opening its doors to new members in order to safeguard the survival of its craft. The result is the establishment of a dialogue with modern designers from all around the world, whose fascination with Japanese lacquer craftsmanship has prompted them to create their own works using lacquer.

 

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Cupnoodle Urushi by Nendo

 

Urushi is the name for the art of Japanes lacquerware, which can be valuable if made by a skilled Urushi masters. Cupnoodle Urushi is a new souvenir product for the Cup Noodle Museum in Yokohama, which acquaints visitors with Cup Noodle’s history and production methods through a variety of experiences.
We’re all used to disposing of the Cup Noodle packaging after eating its contents.

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