Volume 01

Tokyo

In this numbered Collector's Edition produced in collaboration with family-run bookbindery Shinohara Shiko and illustrator Grace Lee, we are proud to present this volume of interviews, essays, and photographs exploring stories of making and creative collaborations in and around Tokyo.

The stories in this collection feature creative projects that bring new life to traditional craft, bridge the gap between urban and rural, and show us how to build community.

100 copies are available at selected stockists and in our online shop.

Pre-order →

Stand No More

Ogawa-machi

Tokyo Keyboard

Horiguchi Kiriko

Almost Perfect

Shinohara Shiko

Videos

A Conversation with Stand No More
On finding form through dialogue and embracing fluidity in traditional techniques.
Ogawa: the Prototyping Town
Residents of the small town of Ogawa are redefining how we live, work, and create.
Made With Tokyo
Tokyo Keyboard collaborates with independent urban workshops in Japan to spotlight their manufacturing expertise and create a uniquely local product.
Horiguchi Kiriko: New Ground for Cut Glass
Edo Kiriko artisans Senna Misawa and Yuki Sakamoto share how they honed their skills and why they are inspired to redefine their craft.
Almost Perfect: Rice Shop Creative Residency
Almost Perfect founders Yuka and Luis Mendo make space for residents to pause, restart, and explore new ideas.
Shinohara Shiko: Making Things Unbound by Convention
This Tokyo bookbindery has been binding books for nearly 50 years. Now they are carving out a niche through design-oriented collaboration and partnerships.