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Good Design Award

Good Design Award

The Good Design Award was established in 1957 and since then has been the most recognized evaluation and commendation system in Japan. The G-mark symbol stands for design that enhances quality of life. At NIHON ICHIBAN we made a selection of the best products carrying the Good Design Award in order to share these artwork's beauty with the rest of the world.

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  • Asymmetric Modern Style Tea Container "KAMA"

    Regular Price:

    $130.52
    The name of this modern style tea container (KAMA = kettle) refers to the its shape of a kettle. The simple lines of the design are put into value through the handcrafted rills on the surface. The cherry birch not only feels great in one's hand, together with the tight cap it well protects the contents of the container from humidity and other factors. The additional inner cap prohibits air to get into contact with the container's contents. In Japan this box is mainly used to store green tea, But it also can be used to store coffee, herbs, spices or other food with a delicate flavor.
  • Long Shaped Large Tea Container HISHI

    Starting at: $120.48

    This filigrane tea container is a wonderful combination of Japanese woodcraft and modern design. The rills on the surface of the tea container are handmade by highly skilled craftsmen, giving the object a very dynamic and elegant touch. The cherry birch not only feels great in one's hand, together with the tight cap it well protects the contents of the container from humidity and other factors. In Japan this box is mainly used to store green tea, But it also can be used to store coffee, herbs, spices or other food with a delicate flavor.

    This tea container has been selected to be part of the "THE WONDER 500" collection. This collection has been made by the Ministry of Econoy of Japan in order to promoted great Japanese products overseas.

  • Wooden Tea Container TAWARA

    Starting at: $120.48

    The Japanese tea container TAWARA has a very simple, compact design. It's simple shape is put into value through the handcrafted rills on the surface. The cherry birch not only feels great in one's hand, together with the tight cap it well protects the contents of the container from humidity and other factors. The additional inner cap prohibits air to get into contact with the container's contents. In Japan this box is mainly used to store green tea, But it also can be used to store coffee, herbs, spices or other food with a delicate flavor.

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  • HARAC High Quality Standing Scissors "Moc"

    Starting at: $35.33

    The standing scissors are like a gangly tree, residing in the forest of your desk and easily accessible whenever in need. The Moc scissors feature a simple design a easy-to-use round handles. The Standing Scissors Moc are part of a series of easy-to-use cutting tools sold under the HARAC brand. The word HARAC is derived from a combination of two Japanese words Hasegawa (company name) and RAKU (easy to use). The Moc scissors received the GOOD DESIGN AWARD for their beautiful design, the functionality and their ease-of-use.
  • MB102 Cheek Brush

    Regular Price:

    $45.18
    This cheek brush has a round shape with a soft touch. It allows to easily adjust the amount of color and therefore is easy to use. The MB Series is MIZUHO Brushes premium collection combining advanced production techniques with a simple design and high functionality. This collection is for women who seek beauty from within themselves and have high expectations to their cosmetics. The MB Series won the Good Design Award 2011. GOOD DESIGN AWARD
  • Tenugui Book - Hakone

    Regular Price:

    $10.04

    The Tenugui Hon (meaning book) are a series of traditional Japanese Tenugui made in Cotton that are printed with typical Japanese patterns and folded in such a way that it looks like a book. This Tenugui Book represents the city of Hakone, located between Tokyo and the Mount Fuji near Odawara, Hakone is very famous for being a beautiful city with many Onsen Hot Springs and sightseeing spot for tourists. Hakone is also famous for the Hakone Marquetry woodcraft. It is a great souvenir from Hakone and Japan.

  • Tenugui Book - Mount Fuji

    Regular Price:

    $10.04

    The Tenugui Hon (meaning book) are a series of traditional Japanese Tenugui made in Cotton that are printed with typical Japanese patterns and folded in such a way that it looks like a book. This Tenugui Book represents the famous Mount Fuji, one of the main symbol of Japan. The Mount Fuji is often seen on many supports and Japanese artists love to represent it with different colors and light. In this "book" you can enjoy many different views of the Mount Fuji.

  • Award Winning Bentwood Sake Cup Set of 1 Pot and 5 Cups by Kurikyu

    Regular Price:

    $140.56
    This Odate Bentwood work consisting of a sake pot and 5 sake cups is the perfect gift for any sake lover. The cups are a combination of Japanese traditional craft techniques and contemporary design. The beauty of the sake pot comes from the simplicity of its design, the natural grain of the cedar wood and the dark cherry bark used to fix the ends of the bentwood sheets to each other. The pot is very elegant and very comfortable when pouring sake into the cups. The sake cups and the sake pot both received the "Good Design Award".
  • Award Winning Bentwood Fruitbowl by Kurikyu

    Regular Price:

    $281.11

    The Kurikyu Fruit Bowl is a combination of Japanese traditional craft with contemporary design. Multiple slices of very thin Japanese cedar are bent to give this fruit bowl its unique shape. The beautiful grain of the wood layers is visible and emphasizes the design of the bowl.This fruit bowl received the Good Design Award as well as the Craft Center Japan Award.

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