Every summer, Japan really comes alive with traditional matsuri (festivals). These amazing events are a chance to let your hair down, drink on the street and party with the locals! Experience the joys of matsuri with our box full of colourful Japanese homeware...
Summer Windchime (Furin) by Yakushigama
This lovely, nostalgic ceramic windchime comes in one of two Kakigori (Shaved Ice) designs. Hang these lovely windchimes inside by a window so you can hear them tinkling every time a breeze passes through. The kanji on the paper reads ‘suzushii’ which means ‘cool, refreshing’.
Red Patterned Bowl by Saikai Touki
This amazing red and blue patterned bowl is just what you need for summer meals and desserts. Arita porcelain, made in Saga prefecture. Handwash only.
Leaf Chopsticks by Kawasemi
These natural wooden chopsticks feature a summery leaf pattern – use for all your Japanese meals. The tips are textured to help grip food more easily. Handwash only.
Summer Pattern Fan (Uchiwa) by Shin Nihon Calendar This colourful fan comes in one of four different designs (goldfish, mini goldfish, morning glory flower and hydrangea). Use to decorate your home and cool yourself off on hot days! Made from paper and bamboo. Dry wipe to clean.
Textured Sake Cup by Minoru Touki
This classic black sake cup comes in a speckled texture – perfect for cold sake on hot summer nights! Pair with a traditional Japanese meal like yakisoba or drink by itself. Mino porcelain, made in Gifu prefecture. Microwave and dishwasher-safe.
Matsuri Art Print by Neko Box
This gorgeous matsuri print features two children performing in a matsuri dance festival during summer. Printed on Japanese paper in Setagaya, Tokyo. Hang this cute print in your hallway, dining or living room!