Ouchi-nuri, a traditional craft that has been around for hundreds of years, is the beautiful art of lacquer painting. Yamaguchi City is known for their Ouchi Dolls, which are wooden dolls that are elegantly painted with lacquer. While the dolls are t..
The trendy up-and-coming neighborhood of Futako-Tamagawa seems an unlikely setting for a traditional tea experience, as does the exterior of the modern apartment building where the event is held. Yet when Nobue Matsuzuki, the producer of Mat-Cha-Doh,..