Design Hunting in Iwate *RERUN
On Design Hunts, Andy and Shaula search for designs rooted in regional history and climates. This time they visit Iwate Prefecture whose harsh yet rich natural environment has shaped a unique worldview and given rise to refined designs in ironware and Urushi lacquerware. The region was deeply scarred by the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. Explore how Iwate's designs cultivate centuries-old techniques while looking toward the future.