“Chushin kobo” is a studio proposing the traditional beauty of casting transmitted to Japan due to Masuda's design to today's lifestyle.
Traditional crafting is not inherently conservative, but in that era it is a very innovative combination of hard and soft.
As a living tool that traditional craft gives richness and happiness to people's lives, a new tradition can be built by having modernity.
Chushin kobo is a creative workshop that creates a universal design centering on castings with seeds of Japanese culture.
Founded in Tokyo in 1690, Yamamotoyama is a family-owned company specializing in green tea and nori seaweed. Today, the Yamamoto family still serves the finest teas and nori from the same spot as the original store, and all over the world.