What is KOTO-HAJIME?

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What is KOTO-HAJIME;

This is our B2B project as well as a brand name of product development with the among the traditional craft industry in Kyoto. Koto-hajime meaning 'a start of something' expresses our wish for this project to become a key in spreading Kyoto's traditional crafts.

We aim to overcome the difficulty of producing the traditional style and designs through today's manufacturing technologies.

We will feature on our various KOTO-HAJIME businessesm based on Kyoto's traditional crafts industry. Let us introduce some background stories.

Our first product was a collaboration with Ultraman, a super hero loved by many generation. Our second series is an collaboration with Godzilla, one of Japan's greatest hit movies which has successfully launched a new movie 'GODZILLA Resurgence’ in 2016. 

A showroom for architects, designers and developers handling interior of restaurants and hotels were opened in Roppongi, Tokyo, in October 21, 2016. We aim to create new business opportunities for Kyoto's traditional craft work industry.

KOTO-HAJIME×The Vintage House @ BAMBOO SHOWROOM

 KOTO-HAJIME Series 2 (1) Kyo-gawara tile

KOTO-HAJIME Series 2 (2) Kyo-wagasa umbrella

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KOTO-HAJIME Series 1 (1) Kyoyuzen dyeing

KOTO-HAJIME Series 1 (2) Kyokumihimo braid

KOTO-HAJIME Series 1 (3) Okou incense

KOTO-HAJIME Series 1 (4) Nishijin Ori

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*This logo was specially made for KOTO-HAJIME products 

 

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