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The making of tatami

Meet Yamaki Taichi,  4th generation owner of this tatami shop located in Tokyo. His family has been making those traditional Japanese mats for more than a hundred years. Even if, nowadays, 80% of the juncus used to make the mats come from China, Yamaki-san takes pride in only using juncus from Kumamoto prefecture, in Kyushu.

Our Senses of Japan box will feature 2 tatami coasters made by Yamaki Taichi. Get it now!

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Juncus has many benefits. First, it will naturally refresh the air of a room. It has been found that juncus absorb and decompose harmful air. Then, some studies show that it is good for children’s concentration to study in a tatami room.

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