Isuke is a brand of lacquerware products. We're working to reintegrate traditional Japanese lacquerware into daily life, emphasizing its essence - warmth, luster, and beauty. By merging expert craftsmanship with contemporary design, our goal is to bring a "sense of happiness" to daily life in Japan and beyond.
The Craftsmanship of Lacquerware Experts
By merging the craftsmanship of lacquerware experts, honed over the years (including woodwork, lacquer application, and decoration techniques), with the power of contemporary design, we aim to simplify and showcase its charm. Our goal is to produce products that allow you to experience a "sense of happiness (peace, serenity, moisture, kindness)" in your daily life.
Our Company - Isuke Shoten Co., Ltd.
Isuke Shouten Co., Ltd. was founded approximately 190 years ago during the Bunsei era in Kyoto as a lacquer merchant specializing in raw lacquer.
Subsequently, they expanded their range to include paints other than lacquer, and today, they are engaged in planning and selling lacquerware, making them experts in the field of lacquer and lacquerware.
Since 2006, they have actively participated in international exhibitions (such as New York, Paris, and Shanghai) and have also ventured into selling lacquerware through their website.
In 2014, in collaboration with advisors and designers from both Japan and abroad, they launched a new lacquerware brand called "isuke.