Q. What made you decide to make things as your job ?
A. I cannot do anything else. it’s my livelihood while I am alive.
Q. Why did you choose wood as the material ?
A. I don’t remember choosing it, so I’d be happy if wood chose me.
Q. You used to focus on furniture, but why did you start to make ‘Utsuwa’ or wooden tableware ?
A. It is because I want to make things more intuitively, away from drawings and conventions. Since I started to make tableware,...