There is a new Emperor on the Chrysanthemum Throne in Japan and the country now enters a new era; Reiwa. A perfect opportunity to take a special look at Japanese culture and design, that merges so perfectly with Scandinavian aesthetics.
Crown Prince Naruhito, a former student of the Oxford University and alleged anglophile, was crowned Emperor on the first of May. That means Japan now enters a new imperial era and the name chosen is for this era is Reiwa, “beautiful harmony”. This will be an eight part story where we will look at furniture, clothing brands, makeup and of course; amazing Japanese ceramics.