About Ukiyoe ＆ us
Make Ukiyoe more familiar.
Ukiyo-e is a Japanese woodblock prints and Japanese traditional art.
Ukiyo-e is cute, cool and creative.
Many ukiyo-e paintings were drawn during the Edo period ( 1603 – 1868 ).
Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Hiroshige, Kitagawa Utamaro…
They are the great Ukiyo-e artists, and we are proud of them as a fellow Japanese.
However, Ukiyo-e is not just a wonderful painting for the noble and pure king.
Ukiyo-e was created to be enjoyed by the common people.
Ukiyo-e was popular as picture of actors or idols, calendar, and children’s picture book.
People make joyful faces and unique gestures.
Even monsters look cute.
We think we should enjoy Ukiyo-e more easily.
Because them are full of wonderful works.
Now. What do you make with the our materials?
With big love from Japan.