About Hasami Porcelain
Hasami Porcelain tableware sees the whole table as part of the art of hospitality. All sensual aspects of a dish (including, but not limited to the meal) are considered, and drawn meticulously. The simple colours and rough-hewn textures form a canvas for even the most delicate flavours to play against, making room in our often busy lives to simply sit, think and enjoy. Their collection is also entirely modular. Perfectly stackable straight lines made with innovative techniques, ensuring that the porcelain stays precisely the right size. The result is a series of perfectly formed pieces that are easy to store and transport.
The rural mountainside village of Hasami in southern Japan, where Hasami Porcelain is based, has a 400-year history in porcelain making, selling their wares all over Japan. But when husband-and-wife team Takuhiro and Keiko Shinomoto visited the township a few years ago, they found not a porcelain empire but a rural village of 17,000, ailing after a decade of being undercut by the rise of plastics and mass-manufactured tableware from China. The fires lighting the massive kilns that still dot the town’s landscape were slowly going out. This lead to the Shinomotos establishing the Hasami Porcelain brand in 2012 as a way of helping to keep local knowledge — and the experimental, democratic spirit that comes with it — alive.
Here at Miscellaneous, we’re proud to stock much of the Hasami porcelain range both online and in our Amsterdam store. For tableware that’s both elegant and everyday, we really can’t go any further.
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Importing from countries as far as Japan & shipping worldwide has more of an impact than we would like.
That is why we plant a tree for every order + we plant an additional 2 trees each day.
Furthermore, we offset the individual carbon footprint of our staff, including travel per individual under 8,000 km by car or 2 short-haul return flights annually, by funding climate change solutions through Ecologi.
Investing in projects focused on carbon avoidance is not the same as simply buying carbon offset certificates, that is why we have chosen to work with Ecologi.
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Climate projects supported by Misc Store
Using waste biomass to produce electricity in Chile
Small scale onshore wind in India
Protecting lowland peat forest in Indonesia
Producing electricity from solar energy in Vietnam
Protecting and restoring forests in Papua New Guinea