The Shop

On entering Japan House London, guests step into The Shop which occupies the majority of the ground floor. The space blurs the lines between a shop and a gallery. It introduces Japanese products: their provenance and the artisans and designers who make them.

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Visit Japan House to find objects made by Japanese craftspeople. Here a craftsperson in Japan's Tohoku region paints decorative features on a good fortune daruma.  Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Hariko papier-mâché 

Glass pen by Isamu Sase 

Glass pen by Isamu Sase 

Flower vase by D-Bros 

Flower vase by D-Bros 

Green tea mochi

Green tea mochi

Kago suzu tinware basket with a flexible oval shape by NOUSAKU 

Kago suzu tinware basket with a flexible oval shape by NOUSAKU 

Selection of bookmarks showing Japanese characters by A4 

DK bonsai book by Peter Warren

Lana towels with a a soft weave, like cashmere.

White peach mochi 

Yuzu tea marmalade 

Black lacquer bowl by Tokeshi.  Hand-made by lacquerware artisans Tokeshi Hiroyuki and Ai in Okinawa, the subtropical islands in Japan's far south. Find out more about Tokeshi here

Black square lacquer plate by Tokeshi.  Hand-made by lacquerware artisans Tokeshi Hiroyuki and Ai in Okinawa, the subtropical islands in Japan's far south. 

Sugar pot by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten The mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

DK bonsai book by Peter Warren

Trivets to prevent marks and scorches appearing on surfaces from hot kettles and pots. Made from cast-iron by OIGEN in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. Find out more here

Teapot made from cast-iron by OIGEN in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. Find out more here

Founded by architect and designer Terada Naoki, Terada Mokei creates laser-cut paper models made to a scale of 1/100. Find out more here.

Lacquer spoon collection by Tokeshi. Hand-made in Okinawa, using local Okinawan trees.   

Founded by architect and designer Terada Naoki, Terada Mokei creates laser-cut paper models made to a scale of 1/100. Find out more here.

Japan House London will have an entire floor devoted to cultural retail.

Trivets to prevent marks and scorches appearing on surfaces from hot kettles and pots. Made from cast-iron by OIGEN in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. Find out more here

Teapot made from cast-iron by OIGEN in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. Find out more here

Lacquer bowl collection by Tokeshi.  Hand-made by lacquerware artisans Tokeshi Hiroyuki and Ai in Okinawa, the subtropical islands in Japan's far south. 

Teapot made from cast-iron by OIGEN in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. Find out more here

Ultra-thin white wine glass set by Shokotu Glass. First created in 1989 in Tokyo.  Click here to find out more about Shotoku Glass

Hand-carved poppo ornaments are in The Shop at Japan House London during the WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade exhibition (21 November 2019 - 22 March 2020). Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Hariko papier-mâché 

Hariko papier-mâché 

Good fortune daruma from Japan's Tohoku region are available at Japan House London. Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Ultra-thin red wine glass set by Shokotu Glass. Comes packaged in the beautiful paulownia wood box pictured. 

Sensuji whisky glass by Shotoku Glass and hand-cut by Edo Kiriko cut glass craftsman, Horiguchi Toru. Comes packaged in the beautiful paulownia wood box pictured. 

Kadudashi whisky glass by Shotoku Glass and hand-cut by Edo Kiriko cut glass craftsman, Horiguchi Toru.

Butter case by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten. Mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

Hand-carved poppo ornaments are in The Shop at Japan House London during the WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade exhibition (21 November 2019 - 22 March 2020). Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Ohitsu rice container by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten. Mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

Oval bento box by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten. Mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

Round bento box by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten. Mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

Sake cup by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten. These mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

Visit Japan House to find beautiful objects from Japan. Here a craftsperson in Japan's Tohoku region makes kokeshi dolls. Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Kokeshi from Japan's Tohoku region are at Japan House London. Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Hand-carved poppo ornaments are in The Shop at Japan House London during the WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade exhibition (21 November 2019 - 22 March 2020). Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

See impressive craft objects in The Shop at Japan House London. This hawk poppo was hand-carved by craftspeople in Japan's Tohoku region. Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

See impressive craft objects in The Shop at Japan House London. These hawk poppo was hand-carved by craftspeople in Japan's Tohoku region. Image by TOHOKU STANDARD

Sugar pot by Shibata Yoshinobu Shoten. These mage-wappa products are made using the original method of bending cedar and securing with mountain cherry tree wood. Made by master craftsmen in Akita Prefecture, in Japan's northern Tohoku region. Find out more here

NELCCO Nel drip coffee brewer by Fuji Royal. The most important parts of NELCCO are the nozzles. Thirteen tiny nozzles are precisely designed and made by the craftsmen of Tsubame-Sanjo, and this allows anyone to brew it just like the professionals. Hot water poured into the dripper gradually goes through the holes, which allows an ideal length of time to brew coffee. NELCCO makes it possible to recreate the quality of coffee brewed by professionals at home.