Discover the exceptional artistry and rich traditions being kept alive by Japanese artisans in the twenty-first century. In an era where global interest in handmade, small-batch products is heightening as a response to mass production, Handmade in Japan takes a look inside the workshops of the country’s artisans, revealing their endless pursuit of excellence, and what it means to dedicate one’s life to the stewardship of irreplaceable cultural heritage.
International readers with an appreciation for handmade processes using sustainable materials will find inspiration in the exploration of craft ecosystems, such as the harvesting of natural lacquer in Iwate. Likewise, those who admire skill and beauty will enjoy discovering the lengths these makers go to in ensuring every product is perfect.
Lifestyle - Travel
The Monocle Book of Japan
A celebration of the endlessly fascinating and culturally rich country of Japan, this book from the Monocle team is packed with insights and fully illustrated with stunning photography. Monocle’s latest book is an ardent paean to Japan, covering everything from design, architecture, and culture to food, fashion, and current affairs. Since it launched in 2007, […]525 SEK
Food & Drink
Japan: The Cookbook
Japan’s signature foods – sushi, ramen, cakes – are loved around the world. Now, the iconic and regional dishes of Japan’s traditional cuisine are made available to home cooks with this authoritative collection from acclaimed food writer Nancy Singleton Hachisu. 400 recipes divided into 15 chapters by course explore every part of Japan with soups, […]425 SEK
Fashion - Men's Fashion
The Incomplete: Highsnobiety Guide to Street Fashion and Culture
Lifestyle publication Highsnobiety has covered the intersection between high-end fashion and street-smart casual style for over 12 years. In The Incomplete, it highlights the pieces and brands that have stood the test of time and which aren’t just foolproof, they’re trend-proof. The new men’s classics couldn’t be further removed from the oft-touted tailored silhouettes commonplace […]425 SEK
Design - Fashion - Lifestyle - Men's Fashion
The New Luxury: Defining the Aspirational in the Age of Hype
21st century luxury is about the interplay between cult streetwear brands and elite fashion houses. Explore fashion’s transformation for a new generation of in-the-know consumers. Highsnobiety, the publication geared at culturally-connected, style-savvy, forward-thinking young men, is seen as a gatekeeper to the growing intersection of music, fashion, and style. Their latest book seeks to define […]425 SEK