Jun Anzai ( English )

An interview with Jun Anzai


Its surprising lightness, matte texture, sharp thin form, and beauty of decoration. We interviewed Jun Anzai, who is exploring new expressions of dry lacquer.

Born in Tokyo, he has liked plants and insects since childhood. He majored in bioscience at university and worked for a food company after graduation. Some time after joining the company, he saw that jobs that had been done by humans were gradually being replaced by machines, and he began to think that he wanted to do analog, craftsman-like work against this trend. On his days off, he began visiting Kyoto and...