Japanese ceramics and artisan made housewares

Masaru Kawai

Masaru Kawai was born in Gifu in 1979. He graduated from Kyoto Seika University in 1997 and later pursued training in woodworking in Hida and upholstering techniques in Kyoto. in 2007 he began working independently. Currently he crafts traditional Japanese objects and ustensils as well as furniture using a variety of select local woods.