The Story of Sadako Sasaki and the Thousand Paper Cranes

The Story of Sadako Sasaki and the Thousand Paper Cranes

We thought we would dedicate this month’s blog post to a special girl named Sadako Sasaki in memory of the tragic atomic bombing of Hiroshima seventy years ago today, which claimed as many as 140,000 lives. The story of this little girl’s battle with leukaemia, known as Sadako Sasaki and the Thousand Paper Cranes, serves …

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Allie Taylor's graphic design project

Inspirational Japanese Paper Design Project By Allie Taylor

Graphic Design and Photography Project with Japanese Paper Crafts One of our clients, Allie Taylor, has kindly sent us a beautiful portfolio displaying a graphic design and photography project. This features Japanese paper crafts that she developed in her final year of a BA (Hons) degree in Graphic Design, and we wanted to share her …

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Maiko printed origami paper

New Range of Printed Origami Paper Now in Stock

Good news for all folding enthusiasts: we have just updated our online store with some beautiful new sets of printed origami paper. Let’s take a look… From left to right: floral printed origami paper, maiko printed origami paper, mixed patterns origami paper, Japanese toy origami paper; all available at The Japanese Shop About Our Printed …

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