Japan’s ‘washi’ paper torn by modern life; struggles to attract customers

Washi, craftsmanship of traditional Japanese hand-made paper, has been struggling to attract consumers and the market value has dropped by more than 50% in the last 20 years. Washi The paper is made from the fibres of the kozo or mulberry plant. The fibres of the plant are much longer than materials used for paper… Continue reading Japan’s ‘washi’ paper torn by modern life; struggles to attract customers