Traditional craft design is not conservative. It is innovative, encompassing both the hardware and software of its era. For traditional crafts to be passed on to future generations, artisans must undertake to design practical, refined and modern items.
Chushin-kobo is a creative design studio devoted to developing universal designs. The studio's main line is called "Tatara" which is born out of traditional Japanese culture.
These items are traditional Japanese cast iron that have been modified to fit our modern day lifestyle. The refined shapes along with the lacquered surface give these incense holders a charming and elegant look.