Happy Valentine's Day

TGS Newsletter: Feb 4, 2023

Valentine's Day Gift Guide - Plus New AETA bags and Niime Scarves!

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Japanese Craft in a Modern Way

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Our favorite socks are back!

F/Style No Rubber Cotton Socks


The Tokyo-based jewelry label handcrafts delicate 18k gold earrings, rings, necklaces, and bracelets that explore geometry and minimalism.

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Hasami Porcelain™ Tableware

Designer, Takuhiro Shinomoto of Tortoise

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Sori Yanagi, Designer

Legendary Master of Industrial Design for the Kitchen and Home

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Handcrafdted in Kyoto

Kaikado Canisters

Premium Tea from Kyoto

Ippodo Tea


Searching For Tenuguis Gets A Makeover: We've Made Finding The Right Pattern Easier!

Now our full collection of tenuguis have their own designated category and can be explored by subcategories: traditional, contemporary, animal and seasonal.  We've also added a "Learn...

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NOVEMBER / Good Company: G.K.P. Pop-Up with Founder & Designer, Kazuyo Takeda

When Kazuyo Takeda found an email in her inbox from the Michelin star chef, Grant Achatz, she first thought it was junk mail.  Instead a glowing...

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OCTOBER II / Good Company Exhibition "Walking in the Fog" by Tomoko Morisaki

TGS: Can you tell us about your upcoming exhibition and the art you're showcasing? TOMOKO: My exhibition is titled "Walking in the Fog", and the work was...

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OCTOBER / Good Company With YOKA Founder, Sachiyo Itabashi

Home is where we start, and for Sachiyo Itabashi, the 13-hour flight home to Kumamoto city a year and a half ago was the start...

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Tortoise Proudly Celebrates Asian-Owned Businesses With Google's New Campaign

Tortoise is proud to participate in Google's newest campaign celebrating Asian-owned businesses in the U.S. through the launch of an 'Asian-owned' attribute on their searches and maps. Businesses...

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Interview with Taku Shinomoto - Designer of Hasami Porcelain and Owner of Tortoise General Store

ET: Can you tell us what led you to design the Hasami Porcelain collection? TAKU: Before Hasami Porcelain, I was a furniture designer and shop...

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