Recently I have was invited to have a chat with a graduate student from Sweden. Juan is completing his studies in the topic of Emotional Bonding with Objects in the Digital Age at the Umeå Institute of Design. Juan, Marco
Today’s photo 縁側(Engawa) is a unique structure of a Japanese-style house in Japan, and is a plank-shaped passage that overhangs the edge of the building. It can also be used to go indoors directly from the outside such as in
I came to a nice sawmill about 170km away from Marseille. There was a log there, filled with the scent of wood. The locally grown trees I was looking for were there. The best wood material for me is the
What are the differences in the characteristics of Sapin, Epicea and Douglas fir? I recognize that they all belong to the genus Fir of the Pinaceae family.
This is a lumber shop in the town of Cuges-les-Pins in Aubagne, France. Pine called Douglas fir is mainly used around here. It is very close to the timber called 米松 in Japan. At Suikoushya, we share traditional Japanese