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Introducing the Aura series, a collaboration between Kyoto-based kimono artist JOTARO SAITO and potter SHOWKO. Creating new possibilities for traditional crafts Web advance reservation bonus available

Kimono artist JOTARO living in Kyoto
Introducing the collaboration [Aura] series by Mr. SAITO and ceramic artist SHOWKO. Creating new possibilities for traditional crafts [Web advance reservation bonus available]

*View in browser* *Seikado Co., Ltd.*
Press release: June 11, 2024
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Kimono artist JOTARO living in Kyoto
Introducing the collaboration [Aura] series by Mr. SAITO and ceramic artist SHOWKO. Creating new possibilities for traditional crafts [Web advance reservation bonus available]
[JOTARO×SHOWKO/Aura] Series 4 works
Seikado Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Funabashi City, Chiba
Prefecture/Representative Director: Kensuke Igata), which sells traditional Japanese crafts in Ginza and Shinagawa, is a kimono designer with roots in Kyoto called JOTARO.
4 works in the [Aura] series (Rock glass, Flower cube, Board Plate Moon/Star) announced. Online pre-orders have started.

[Aura] is a series that takes about two years to create by two internationally active artists who are rich in new creativity while inheriting tradition. By expressing and embodying the beauty of the two-dimensional patterns of the kimono three-dimensionally in the form of pottery, we are opening up the possibilities of traditional crafts, and creating a completely new work that also has a rich message as art. has been completed.

[Aura] means “wind” in Latin, and the Rock glass, Flower cube, and Board announced this time
The four moon/star works are based on the theme of “Polaris,” which has always been a place of support for people, and we hope that each piece will add an accent to your lifestyle, like a fresh breeze blowing through. It was produced. Although it has a strong presence as a single item, it is a series that allows you to enjoy creating a space by collecting three pieces and combining them.

If you would like to know more about the features and specifications of each product, or would like to place an order, please see the special page below. * Web advance order deadline: 2024/6/30 (Sun) * Those who apply by now will also receive a [JOTARO×SHOWKO/Aura] original tote bag as a gift.

-[JOTARO×SHOWKO/Aura] Special page-
Original project [JOTARO×SHOWKO/Aura] series orders started – SEIKADO (

seika-dou.com)

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*JORARO SAITO*
JOTARO SAITO
JOTARO
SAITO (kimono designer): Born in Kyoto. Born into a family that laid the foundation for modern dyeing artists, with her grandfather being the late dyer Saizaburo Saito and her father being modern kimono artist Sansai Saito. Since debuting as the youngest kimono artist at the age of 27, she has pursued kimono as a fashion that matches modern spaces.
He has been frequently introduced in the media, and has provided costume assistance for various productions, such as being in charge of the costumes for GACKT and Taichi Saotome’s starring roles. Overseas, the Victoria and Albert Museum “Kimono:
Exhibited at “Kyoto to Catwalk”. It is now part of the permanent collection and is receiving increasing international acclaim. Since 2010, we have participated in the Tokyo Collection every year as the only kimono brand. Currently, we have a flagship store with a cafe in GINZA SIX and a store in Matsuzakaya, Nagoya.
Advocating “the evolution of tradition” and “a lifestyle that enjoys harmony,” he is expanding his activities in a wide range of fields, including the production of products and interiors, as a kimono designer and textile artist.

https://www.jotaro.net

*SHOWKO*
SHOWKO
SHOWKO (ceramist)
(Directed by SIONE): Born in the 330-year-old tea pottery
“Makuzuyaki”. After training in pottery in Saga, he established his own studio in Kyoto and began producing ceramic board paintings using unique techniques.
After gaining experience as a graphic designer, in 2009 he launched SIONE, a brand with a story behind the concept of reading devices. Currently, they have a directly managed store in the Ginkakuji area of ​​Kyoto. His books on the theme of the five senses, such as “The Habits of Sensitive People,” have become long sellers, and he is also active as a writer.
Through his productions, he creates time and spaces of hospitality and holds exhibitions both domestically and internationally.

https://www.instagram.com/showko_artwork/ https://sione.jp/

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*Seikado Co., Ltd.*
Founded in 1975. They offer a Japanese lifestyle by opening stores mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area that sell traditional Japanese crafts such as Kyoto ware, Tokoname ware, and Edo Kiriko. Currently EXIT
We have stores in MELSA Ginza and Shinagawa Prince Hotel, and we are planning to open a new store in Hotel Okura Tokyo from September. We aim to convey the charm of handmade masterpieces by Japanese craftsmen and artists not only in Japan but also overseas.

https://seika-dou.com
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