Design Hunting in Hokkaido
On Design Hunting, Andy and Shaula search for designs rooted in regional history and climates. This time they visit Hokkaido Prefecture. The indigenous Ainu have a deep respect for nature which is reflected in their traditional designs. The island's sweeping vistas are the product of landscape design, while wooden furniture from Asahikawa has won international attention. Explore the Hokkaido designs shaped by a harsh and snowy climate.