Modern Japanese Gifts


Kyoto is well known throughout Japan as the center of traditional culture and crafts. Kyoto Design House features a selection of modern products that showcase these traditional techniques and skills. Here are some of the traditional techniques used to make the products on display.


Washi : Japanese Paper Washi : Japanese Paper

Washi : Japanese Paper

Traditional Japanese paper, known as washi in Japanese, is a versatile paper made from the fibers of native Japanese plants. We carry a selection of interior design and modern accessories created in Kyoto from traditional washi paper.