Tokyo's Kumu Art Space Features Traditional and Handcrafted Works

By: Jana Pijak - Apr 25, 2015
References: kumu-tokyo.jp & spoon-tamago
Kumu is a Japanese gallery space that is located in the heart of Tokyo's Bakurocho neighborhood. The art venue is known for its traditional and handcrafted works that are made using age-old crafting techniques.

Though its linear and grid-like facade references traditional Japanese architecture, the gallery's industrial furnishings and structural details are an homage to contemporary minimalism. This serene and understated studio space celebrates Japanese art and is a place where local talents can express themselves freely.

Doubling as a retail space and creative workshop, this Japanese gallery brings local artisans and craft lovers together and is an venue where a community of creative individuals can collaborate and learn from one another. The gallery blends cultural and contemporary details and is a place creative tourists will appreciate.