ALL ARCHITECTURAL

There are many beautiful aspects in the architecture of a traditional Japanese home. Much care goes into the design and...

ALL ARTS

The Japanese arts span different realms. From the broader fields of Tea Ceremony (Chado) and Flower Arrangement (Ikebana), to the...

ALL CERAMICS

Pottery has played a tremendous role in Japanese history and here at Shibui we try to show our appreciation for...

ALL FOLK ARTS

Folk art is the term we give to those objects made by anonymous craftsmen and women. These objects can be...

ALL FOLK TEXTILES

Folk textiles include styles such as Boro, Tsutsugaki, Kasuri, Sashiko and Sakiori.

ALL FURNITURE

Straddling a line between furniture and folk art, tansu is the term given to the antique cabinetry of Japan made principally between...

ALL KIMONO

The history of the kimono’s development can be traced to the Nara period (710-784). This was a time of great...

ALL PAINTINGS & PRINTS

Japanese painting and prints, while immediately accessible to a western audience because of the western painting and printing traditions they...

ALL TEXTILES

Textiles have been created in Japan for thousands of years. From the earliest baste fibers and later to cotton and...

ANTIQUE KIMONO

Kimono have been made for hundreds of years in Japan.  Kimono design, sewing and weaving styles as well as decorative...