The future of Japanese craftsmanship

by Helen Arvanitakis

Many talks over the years have left us baffled – and more than a little jealous – as to how they pulled off such an amazing project. Here’s five of the best.

To celebrate our forthcoming book about Japan, we are presenting a new film series that dives into the intriguing ecosystem that has preserved Japanese traditional skills over centuries. Meet the people who are future-proofing the age-old know-how.

About the Author

Helen Arvanitakis

Design District's Director, Helen, expertise and love for the creative industries comes from running her own consulting business for creative service providers, as well as 10 years spent leading the Tom Dixon design team. It’s Helen’s job — as she puts it — ‘to make sure the vision becomes a reality.’