Wednesday, January 29, 2014


NORAH issue 3 has been newly added to UGUiSU's magazine & book collection.
Published by the team who run farmers market in Tokyo, NORAH is an ad-free quarterly magazine focused on natural and organic thoughts, lifestyle, culture and places in Japan and everywhere.
This third issue of NORAH features "CRAFT" - work or activity that requires special skills or objects made by  skillful use of the hands. NORAH talks about the way to live and enjoy life choosing things that are well "crafted", things that are non-mas-produced but carefully and thoughtfully produced covering from Japanese traditional crafts mingei, architecture, contemporary craft, farming, coffee, beer, music, and so on.
Each copy of NORAH is constructed with waste paper from the printing process, mixing 8 different papers. There are 12 patterns for the different paper mixture so each copy has its own unique feel for how the photography turns out on different paper. (Your copy will be picked up randomly.)

Measurements: 257 x 182mm / 128 pages
Language: Japanese
Printed in Japan using waste paper from the printing process
NORAH (野良) means farm or field, NORAH is aimed "to be good to the field", to work with the nature and to live naturally.


Monday, January 6, 2014

UGUiSU on InsideOut Jan-Feb 2014 Issue

UGUiSU is included in one of the 5 best online store picks in the wonderful InsideOut Magazine of their current Jan-Feb 2014 Issue! 
Letterpress coasters, Japanese paper balloons and lovely things to stash into your stationery drawer - are just some of the crafted delights at this Tokyo-based shop.
Always SO grateful for InsideOut!!

If you spot UGUiSU on any magazines in your country please let us know, we'd love to see it! Thank you!

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In case you wonder what the products shown in the photo in the magazine, it's the Paper Bow Sticker Cards by Drop Around!