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BS1 Sun. Jan. 29

Furnitures

Japanese furniture such as kotatsu and tatami beds are currently said to be very popular overseas. Study desks for children, skinny sukima furniture, and Paulownia cabinets, which are made like new by craftsmen when they become old and are passed down from generation to generation, are rare overseas. Will such Japanese furniture really be accepted by foreigners? Is Japanese furniture cool? We close in on the secret to its popularity!

Our foreign guest went to see Japanese study desks. He was surprised that the height could be adjusted according to the child's growth!
Paulownia cabinets that are passed down from parent to child. We visited a craftsman who repairs them.
Our foreign guest asked the company that first made sukima furniture about the otivation and ingenuity behind its production.