Jewelry for wood . . .

After my last blog about invisible hardware, I couldn’t resist a paragraph about  “jewelry for wood”.    I have a weakness for beautiful hinges and hardware.   When appropriate, I like to incorporate them into a project for a hidden surprise as you...

GREAT “OOPSES” IN DESIGN SHOJI HISTORY

Ahhh, yes, great moments in our custom shoji business . . . 1) Fabric is that strong? Early in our career we stretched a batik mural Wren made into a softwood shoji frame with minimal grid. It took forever, but when we were finally done it looked great! But the next...

Talented “Shojis”

We’re doing some updating on the blog. Four years ago, when you typed in the word “shoji” you got 3,010,000 results! Fast forward to present day, August 2014, and you get 10,700,000! In fact, you can even find a page on “shoji” in Wikipedia now,...