Using hand-picked Shankar cotton from India, Yoshii Towel Company has developed a loosely-twisted amaori thread to make towels of unrivaled absorbency, even when brand new. After repeated washing they never become stiff, instead getting softer and fluffier over time.
Yoshii Towel Company, located in the city of Imabari in Ehime Prefecture, has been producing high-quality towels in Japan since 1957. They harness the inherent qualities of cotton to make towels that are extraordinarily soft, highly absorbent, and quick to dry. From weaving to final production, all stages of manufacture take place at cooperative factories in Imabari.
Letterpress printed in Japan. Paper is made from finely boiled natural fibers formed into thick, subtly textured cream card stock paper. This fine texture keepsthe pen from slipping too easily making it an ideal writing surface. Fibers are recycled from sustainably raised sugar cane fibers- sugar cane fibers can make very fine paper. The fibers are much softer than wood chips so they require less energy to create the paper pulp. This paper is pH neutral and archival.
The Japanese paper (washi) maker ONAO, located in Ichikawamisato, Yamanashi an area boasting a washi-making history spanning 1000 years - and industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa have teamed together to create the SIWA series.
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A sectional globe with which you can experience the earth's configuration. Is configured such that when placed on a desk, it leans at exactly the angle of the earth’s tilt (23.4 degrees).
A "white globe" − have fun coloring it in, writing on it. Like an outline map.
There are two sizes – the large size that is easy to color and write in, and the medium size that is good for putting on everywhere.
Insert the "geosphere sheet" on which is depicted the outlines of the oceans and the continents over the "core parts" framework which is made of ultra-thin cardboard and is printed with the internal construction of the earth. The globe, with its outline map and which leans on an axis of 23.4 degrees, is then complete.
The front part is an English version; the back has the Japanese version.
Comes in three colors: WHITE, on which the letters written are easy to see, and BEIGE and GRAY, which have a gentle feel to it.