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Yamaguchi Craft Ltd. Hacoa project
503 Nishibukuro-cho, Sabae-shi, Fukui, Japan 916-1221
TEL +81 (0)778-65-3112
FAX +81 (0)778-65-3114

Shop Lobjet
TEL +81 (0)778-65-3303
web Shop
Hitoshi Ichihashi

making and selling Echizen traditional Japan ware
wooden interior product and display
making hotel fittings and furniture
making 3D surface modeling and sign
【Hacoa project】
promotion products planning, design product
marketing, import products
building HP, lecture, management
physical shop and internet shop management

■Order processing
process material/ wood, acrylic resin, resin, metal parts
finish/ polyurethane, Japanese lacquer
decoration/ laser, screen print, gold lacquer

1962 start
1976 authorized traditional craftsman by the MITI
1981 pass examination for 1st class skill
acquire 1st class expert for Japanese lacquer as a first person
1982 start planning and making NTT telegram of Japanese lacquer
1996 Yamaguchi Craft ltd. was established
1998 start making utensil business
2001 Hacoa project start
2002 making ‘name box’ for the birthday ‘princess Aiko’
2003 Marutomi project/ collaborate with Ettore Sottsass from Italy
2004 making wooden sign for Diamond Princess Sapphire Princess, luxury customer ship
2005 produce exhibition of ‘ container for sake’
2008 build new office
open select shop ‘Lobjet’

1985 Japan Urushi Association President Award from Japan Ware Exhibition
1987 Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award from World Food Arts Festival in Vancouver
1991 Traditional Industry Testimonial from Fukui governor
2000 Grand prix from Fukui Akari exhibition
Recognition as an industrial server from MITI in Kinki area
Gold for base section from Echizen Japanese Lacquer Exhibition
Bronze for Modern Japan Ware Section
2001 Grand prix for new product contest from Japan Formal Gift Show
2002 Special award from Japan Imadate craft exhibition
Traditional Craftsman Award, Director Award and Design Center Award from Echizen Japan Ware Exhibition
2003 Special award from Japan Carpentry exhibition in Ono-mura in Iwate
2004 Award from Table Ware Festival in 2004
2005 Award from Japan Traditional Craftsman Exhibition
2006 Broadcasting award from Japan Craft Exhibition in Kanez Forest of Creation
Encourage Award, Great Award from Tan-nan Craft Competition
2007 privilege exhibit for Akari Image
Grand prix from Tan-nan craft competition