Last December, we showcased our first handcrafted collection at Galerie Doux Dimanche Aoyama in Tokyo. The collection consisted of ceramic flower pots and planters, Japanese traditional fabric, known as Tenugui, gift wrapping paper with original Polkaros patterns and more. A huge thank you to those who visited us at the gallery! And for those who missed it, here are some pictures of the exhibition. Special thanks to our new photographer friend Felix Lee for helping us document this special event!
Full documentation of the exhibition available here.
Hello everyone! I’m back in Tokyo after a work trip to New York. I have so many pending blog posts, it is almost impossible to blog in real time these days. But I will try my best to catch up! Here are some pictures that I’ve been wanting to share with you. Last month, I visited the Olga goosecandle exhibition in Rocket gallery and also attended their candle workshop. I’m in love with the unique style, shapes and colors of these candles!
This might be one of the best workshops I’ve ever attended. It was my first time working with candles and it was so much fun! We decorated a pair of unicorns with soft kneadable wax and candle paints. I am really loving this new medium and can’t wait to try making some new shapes!
And this was how my pair of unicorn candles turned out!
★ Olga goose candle offical website
Last week I attended the Hello Sandwich book launch party held at Kusakanmuri in Ebisu, Tokyo. The event space was beautifully decorated with Hello Sandwich’s cute and colorful crafts. What a lovely treat! Craft items from the book were showcased in an exhibition space on the second floor. I arrived after 5pm for the party and was greeted with a lovely welcome cocktail!
Hello Sandwich cookies made by Thumb and Cakes. Too cute!
There was a free craft station with lots of cute Hello Sandwich paper and mt tapes that you can use to decorate envelopes.
I took the opportunity to personalize my gift for Ebony!
Last weekend we participated in the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2012 and launched our new ‘Polkaros Lifestyle Zine’. We also showcased Berlin-based French artist Bonjour Johanna‘s works at our booth. Here are some pictures of the event and how our booth turned out.
Right opposite our booth was Hello Sandwich with her new book and handmade zines!
You can see more pictures of the book fair in our latest guest post on Poppytalk.
Have a great weekend everyone!
I was so happy to be able to catch Lili Scratchy‘s exhibition at galerie doux dimanche last Thursday. The ceramic artworks were so colorful, fun and extremely well-made. Too bad my favorite piece, ‘Majorette’, was already sold out when I went! It would be a cute piece to have at home! I got a copy of the Lili Scratchy book to remind me of her amazing works! I am so inspired to have my own pottery studio again!
This exhibition ends on 18 March (Sun). Sorry I couldn’t blog about this earlier but if you are around Omote-sando area in Tokyo tomorrow, do check out this amazing exhibition!
Special thanks to doux dimanche for letting me feature this lovely exhibition on my blog♥
Last December, I participated in the Mimiscellany showcase by Mimipong. We were supposed to express ‘Tears of Joy’ with a series of pictures taken with the Tear doll. The 3/11 earthquake has left a great impact on the lives of many. On a personal level, it has changed my perspective in many ways. I decided to use this opportunity to express ‘Tears of Joy’ after the quake.