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Arita / Table of Contents_Anniina Koivu_9780714871981_PhaidonSKU: 9780714871981 Supplier: Phaidon Out of stock
Author: Anniina Koivu
Format: Hardback | 416 pages
Dimensions: 214 x 290 x 40mm | 1,905.09g
Publication date: 12 Sep 2016
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of traditional Japanese ceramic culture as interpreted by today's leading designers
The art of Japanese porcelain manufacturing began in Arita in 1616. Now, on its 400th anniversary, Arita / Table of Contents charts the unique collaboration between 16 contemporary designers and 10 traditional Japanese potteries as they work to produce 16 highly original, innovative and contemporary ceramic collections rooted in the daily lives of the 21st century. More than 500 illustrations provide a fascinating introduction to the craft and region, while the contemporary collections reveal the unique creative potential of linking ancient and modern masters.