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Handprinted paper made in Kyoto

Ignite your joy for the tactile and explore the handcrafted paper by Ko Kado. The Japanese artisan masters the art of ‘karakami’ (decorative paper), an age-old craft dating back to eighth-century Japan, where when paper crafted in Tang China was used by aristocrats for writing letters and poetry. In his studio and shop named ‘Kamisoe’ in Kyoto’s Nishijin district, Ko Kado produces this fine paper according to the ancient tradition, blending it with contemporary aesthetics. For AGOBAY, he has created timeless greeting cards, imparting even more meaning to every word inscribed upon them.