K in “K+” stands for Kumagai, Kyoto, Kyoto ware, Kiyomizu ware. Plus (+) is the collaboration with designers and artists with different culture backgrounds in various fields, which would lead to some chemical reaction. Our goal is to create original
Kyoto ware, Kiyomizu ware is the representative Japanese artifact with about 400-year history. Craftsmen inherit making technique and design from our ancestors. Their legacy is the foundation to conduct innovation. But without revolution, tradition would be hard to survive. Therefore, by collaborating with young designers and artists,“K+” has started a innovation, which in order to pass down this traditional industry to our future generation.