"Gaku Syakunaga" Live as a ceramist at the nostalgic cityscape Iwase Toyama


Remains now many houses built in the Meiji eraIwaseIn one corner of the city
As the nakaniikawa County Tateyama-machi Toyama Prefecture ceramic art house "Gaku Syakunaga"And he's visited the residence-cum-workshop。
Iwase district、The city thrived as a port city North ships to Japan Sea and from the early Edo period。
The Hokkoku Kaido riverbank lined-Donya in Northern previous ship back to town、
And left many houses built in the Meiji era、
Underscoring its increased at that time、Time, if so this seems nostalgic。


Kaga mikura is placed、Port of export rice to the top of glory、
In the late Edo period、Seaweed from Hokkaido and herring、Town of Iwase brought more wealth and culture due to the import of fertilizer。
Here you will、Is called Godai and the Iwase family as an important cultural property.、
Specified in the designated national historic ships "Northern ships Donya forest House"In prior toGaku SyakunagaAnd I live there。
Street residence side's row houses made a fortune as a seafood wholesaler、
For on the other side was a House Clerk class、The texture of the materials of a building across the street and different。
This city is known as a tourist attraction of Toyama、
By the activity of the light rail runs from JR Toyama station North exit towards Toyama port Iwase、
Many tourists are visiting.。

Designated as national and Northern ships Donya forest House
Location:Toyama Prefecture Toyama higashiiwase-Cho 108
Admission fees:100 yen for adults、Children closed 50 Yen:Year-end and new year holidays (12/28-1/4) * may temporarily closed。
Time:9:00~ 16:30
Contact TEL:076-437-8960




We welcomed by a heroic style by "volcano" and hand-carved wooden nameplate。
Facades used sales insect cages (sumushiko)、4-installed with 5 mm as width divided by bamboo screens、
Exudes a subtle and gentle, airy texture。
During the day、The brightness of the outside views from the inside of the House because for、The hustle and bustle of people、
On the reverse、Night light house from outside there is warmth in the travels at as is.。
Sales insect cage cool air also exudes the atmosphere?。

The houses here、Toyama's sake "Masuizumi"Breweries to manufacture"Masuda sake brewery"ofMasudaWho is the owner、
MasudaWho to seeIwase not pottery?"And so was trigger who you calling out。
This home will knock nearly nine years ago,、
MasudaJust when to leave as a historic town and hung out、
"If you renovate and build、Young artists are making of fledgling"And it is desired。
At that time、Tin was hamstrung-clad House renovate both inside and outside、
Well-kept houses、Gaku SyakunagaHer family'sWorking living roomTo and is reborn。


Porch Passin、The wind passes through pleasant House、Cool cool space will do。
On the floor、Put the large table in the Middle、Some pieces are displayed。
In the end your's a、Open all the time as a gallery for、
Please note that non-tour will be in without an appointment。


Vases and flower stands / Gaku Syakunaga


The small rise、Put one large table、Visit our visitor and so become lively banquet table、
Usually used as a utility room with space?。
Cook will also beGaku SyakunagaMr. a、Great fish Yellowtail Shabu-Shabu or off]、Friend Hunter 捕reba bear and wild boar、
Serving hearty man that behavior party everyone seems to。
To arrange flowers Vases made in "women's power" is also highly、Also do you have (lol)


The original、Into this world, aiming for sculptureGaku SyakunagaMr. a、
Was graduated from the sculpture Department of Tokyo University of the arts、Start learn ceramics in Kyoto Prefectural Potter school molding Department。
After graduating in 2003, etchū-jiki "Zhuang enjoy kiln"of釋 Yukio TokunagaHe said that his father was、
Under father、Also begin to study in the same pottery、
"As a aims to father of the Potter's self-assessment、Want to be a Potter than my father"And whom the House、2006The independent years。
At the time of the newly independent、So was making instruments for life seems pain、
"Lévo"ofEiji TaniguchiFueled by the chef and follower、Referred to as change arose in the mind gradually。
TaniguchiMeet chef、The Revo "No one outside of、I want to Toyama!"And was eager、
Gaku SyakunagaIs it of us put the pieces together to、
Now,、TaniguchiSeems that the struggle to create a new chef。
The first、New not confident to go out into the world because of previous works、there was a little bit of hesitation、
To be perfectly honest, talking about pureGaku SyakunagaSan。
However,、TaniguchiThe chef "This is good! I ask in this platter!It is said that it gained a big confidence by a hot word of。
Now、While also the object of the favorite sculpture and three-dimensional to pursue one's own ness、
It is said that the equipment making is also possible in parallel with an easy posture.。


Gaku SyakunagaMs. of 'Light beam white glass"In the cold and the KingSpring water in baptism in johanaWhats up。
In his work with the popular light beam white glass、
Flatters proportioned with thinness、World without you 仕上がらなければ completed form for yourself and in commitment.、
"Using your own、Trying to feel good"And。
Here our sake、I will be your imagination run wild and very delicious。


Lacquer is used、Of shining black "Raven series"The、Their pottery is not leather or texture。
Gaku Syakunaga
And it's works、Without much experience in the form of the exhibition、
And the exhibits in the Gallery, Tokyo、I'm a friend and moderater in Tokyo.
"Shigeru Takizawa Shigeru Takizawa"Work provides, in collaboration with Mr.。
In Toyama、Or held while actually using in collaboration with restaurant food Roundtable event、
Salon will be cooking uses to get as。
Current、Most of the pieces offer more word of mouth、Connection between people is importantGaku SyakunagaSan。
That "TAKAZAWA"ofYoshiaki takazawaChef also magazine "Discover discover Japan"The plan of the search
Stop by to visit Toyama、It multiplied the order! (Terrible)
With his only Japan、Coming more and more to the world fly as hope。
"Little city walk?"And I pulling、Will be a tour of Studio。


Liquor store is obsessed with especially ginjo sake breweries direct shop "Wine merchant Tajiri Head Office"The next back there in his workshop。
Here you will、All the same "Masuda sake brewery"Masuo Fountain (masuizumi)In the famous、
Other、WINS pawns, chrysanthemums and dance Tengu, Heilongjiang, 8 seamounts and daruma Masamune, southern Belle, 澤屋Such as
Japan's famous sake and wine sells out。
The other day、We seeHENRI GIRAUD-anrigiraud"The Japan imports authorized dealers will be。
This time the、Could not come here in a matter of hours.、
I think next time I go。




The original、And renovate the place was being used as a yonekura、
Hotel is on the table、At the back of the glass artistYasuda, Makoto.Gaku SyakunagaAnd I'm of Kobo ranges。


In the Studio、Both small and large gas kilns are equipped with、The piece has been involved in some places。


Soil development




Gas kiln


Beautiful streamline overlapping、Current、New three-dimensional work。
Now、Spoke to an ambitious aim to have in the production of solid。
Here is、With plate-like clay、Tatara technique using a uniform thickness and forming、Are we take then。
In the delicate temperature adjustment the gas kiln、Future、And baked in the。
However,、His work is not baked in the end、Real's win from there、
Originality lacquer technique、Finally marks the completion of。


Gaku Syakunaga / Gaku Shakunaga

Although he is not in everyday use、Using lacquer as the one and only、
Boasts a simple and stylish design。
The moment you touch the、The ultimate attack with a viable because of the subtlety。
The produce of his、Many cooks who are keen now。

2015On October 11Gaku SyakunagaAnd I'm invited to Hamamatsu、"Buddhism Yun Yong Yue Tao Show"We have held!
Has been used in Japan Japan's famous restaurant chefs and luxury hotels、
He now gets the attention from overseas work、Each one is all handmade and、
Thoughts or points in mind in the work of spirit。His time saw more specifically。

Pattern of events can be found here!

Also planning organized by lade 釋 Yong Yue's instrument has to travel all over the world "To travel with the series"Now
Produced by the world's 50 best restaurant Awards nominations at all times and return "RAW"In the Center
"Joel Robuchon"、"Shoun Ryugin"Such collaboration with famous restaurants, has been attracting attention。

To travel with the series

Gaku Syakunaga

The other day、釋 Yong Yue Mr. Potter "The Wonder 500It was chosen to "!
"The Wonder 500"、In the Ministry of economy, trade and industry announced、
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"That is not yet known to the world、Japan's outstanding products "as has announced 500 merchandise selected。
Its 500 of I "釋永 dake of vessel" has been selected in!
Habatake! To the World!
lade-I will back up he completely!

The Wonder 500

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