Design object you wish you’d made: “We’ve always been fascinated with Japanese crafts. The Japanese wield this magical precision and skill to create complex objects using the simplest materials with the purest of intentions. Our favorite example of this is the Japanese bamboo tea whisk, which is an example of craftsmen pushing the limits of a material:  it’s made from bamboo finely split hundreds of times and then individually curled to create the perfect tool for the function. We love how such small object can have so much impact in showcasing the capability of a material and the essence of a culture. We can only dream of mastering craft, material, function, and ritual in this way.”
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Design object you wish you’d made: “We’ve always been fascinated with Japanese crafts. The Japanese wield this magical precision and skill to create complex objects using the simplest materials with the purest of intentions. Our favorite example of this is the Japanese bamboo tea whisk, which is an example of craftsmen pushing the limits of a material: it’s made from bamboo finely split hundreds of times and then individually curled to create the perfect tool for the function. We love how such small object can have so much impact in showcasing the capability of a material and the essence of a culture. We can only dream of mastering craft, material, function, and ritual in this way.”