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Tenugui Mumbling Vol.166 – Open Studio @ IPPIN PROJECT STORE

Monday, November 20th, 2017
OPEN STUDIO at IPPIN PROJECT STORE

OPEN STUDIO at IPPIN PROJECT STORE

Holiday seasons are on the way!
We are pleased announce first open studio to sneak peek the selected items and new Japanese Artisanal items at IPPIN PROJECT STORE.
We are going to have pre-order sales and Japanese Tenugui wrapping workshop!

Here is our open studio schedule:
December 1 (Fri)   12 to 7:30pm
December 2 (Sat)  12 to 5pm
December 5 (Tue) 12 to 5pm
December 8 (Fri)  12 to 7:30pm
December 9 (Sat)  12 to 6pm

Japanese Tableware Pre Order Sale
Artisan Potter Koji Kitaoka
Awabiware by Junichi Okamoto

Tenugui Gift Wrapping Workshop @wuhao newyork
December 8 (Fri) start 6:30pm
December 9 (Sat) start 1pm / Start 3pm
$20 per session included one Tenugui for you!
RSVP  send email to ruri@wuhaonyc.com
(Phone) 212 231 8126

Hope to see you at our showroom (225 W 36th Street, Room 603 & 604, NY, NY 10018)

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Tenugui fans!!!

to be continued….
From Ruri

 

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 165 – Sumo Baby Collaboration with Taisan Tanaka

Sunday, October 29th, 2017
New fun projects with Taisan Tanaka :-)

New fun projects with Taisan Tanaka :-)

Hope you are doing well, Tenugui Fans!  I am terribly sorry that my long absent on here :-)
I am doing fine, and doing many great projects this year as well!!!!

New Born Sumo-baby Red :-)

New Born Sumo-Baby Red :-)

Taisan Tanaka (https://www.facebook.com/shogakaboz/) is a well known contemporary Japanese Calligraphy artist base in New York City.
I am falling love with Taisan and  his artwork since first site. His compositions have a fulfill of heart-warming energy in it, just like Taisan himself, and making people smile when we saw his paint no matter what :-)
We have been working beautiful collaboration “Sumo Baby Collection”, here is our new born baby Sumo Baby Red!

Even he has a back stamp!

Even he has a back stamp!

You can get a Sumo Baby Red at Sumo Stew @The Brooklyn Brewery on 11/15 (Wed) 8 to 11pm.
You can purchase Sumo Baby Red at the site, but also you can get a free!

All you need to do click LIKE our page below, and you’ll get a Sumo Baby Red at Sumo Stew @The Brooklyn Brewery on 11/15.

Facebook
Japanese Tenugui Art
https://www.facebook.com/JapaneseTenuguiArt/

Taisan Tanaka
https://www.facebook.com/pg/shogakaboz/

Instagram
Tenugui Art
https://www.instagram.com/tenuguiart/

Hope to see you there!!!!

- to be continued….

From Ruri

PS…

Oh by the way, as you know we make custom tenugui and noren, and now we have started to making custom pin as well :-) Keep it your mind!

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 159 – Storm King Art Center

Sunday, September 4th, 2016
Amazing Sculptures

Amazing Sculptures by Alexander Liverman

Believe or not, this is my first road trip and first vacation since I moved to New York in 2006, Finally visited Storm King Art Center in the end of Summer.

art of power

by Menashe Kadishman – Power of Art!!!

Cool breeze make me feel of the beginning of Fall, surely enjoyed visiting Storm King! Received many inspiration of designs, and healing power from the landscape and sculptures.
Definitely want to come back with Autumn leave here.

STORM KING ART CENTER
1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY 12553

http://stormking.org/

- to be continued…

From: Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 155 – Your Own Design Custom Pin

Friday, July 1st, 2016
Sumo Wrestler Pin by wuhaao

Sumo Wrestler Pin by wuhaao

We have started making a custom pin and a charm now! We’ll work with you from design to production, all one place :-)
These two Sumo Wrestler Pin are made by us, translate design from Japanese famous calligrapher artist Kiyo Ibaragi (US-NY Art Promotion), and specially made for new hip Sumo event, Sumo Stew @ The Brooklyn Brewery.

Minimum order is 100 pcs, and taking about 40-days in your hands.
Please feel free to contact us, if you are interested to making your own design pin with us :-)
(email) info@wuhaonyc.com
(phone) +1 212 231 8126

US flag tenugui and Sumo Wrestler pin are making beautiful harmony together.
Happy 4th of July, Tenugui Fans!!!!!

- to be continued….
Flag Wave

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol.147 – The Kitano Hotel New York Tenugui

Friday, August 28th, 2015
Kimono Style special wrapping

Kimono Style special wrapping

Our First collaboration with The Kitano Hotel New York, The Kitano Tenugui just came up :-)

The Kitano Hotel New York and Manhattan Skyscraper

The Kitano Hotel New York and Manhattan Skyscraper

It took a few months to finalized design, and finally The Kitano Tenugui was born :-)
Thank you very much The Kitano Hotel New York, let me design and make this beautiful tenugui!
It was one of great project ever!!!!

- to be continued….
Thank You

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol. 146 – Calligraphy Artist with Tenugui

Thursday, August 13th, 2015
How to use Tenugui by Calligraphy Artsit Masako Inkyo

How to use Tenugui by Calligraphy Artsit Masako Inkyo

Tenugui can be used many different ways. Here is one idea by an amazing Calligraphy master Ms. Inkyo.

This is another way!

This is another way!

How she will fold her blush case in Tenugui?
Here you go!!!!!!

Wrapped with a watermelon tenugui :-)

Wrapped with a watermelon tenugui :-)

Beautiful!!!!!!!
Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful photos with us, Ms. Inkyo :-)
Here is her web-site, please check it out about Shodo and Masako Inkyo the great Calligraphy master.

Masako Inkyo
http://masako-inkyo.com/

… to be continued…
Bunny

From Ruri

Tenugui Mumbling Vol.141 – Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano

Monday, February 16th, 2015
Special edition Komon Tenugui

Special edition Komon Tenugui

I am so excited to inform you that our special edition Komon Tenugui is available at the Philadelphia Museum of Art now!
Each tenugui was wrapped individually in hand cut paper Kimono and Obi with my Love of Tenugui, the package was specially designed for the new exhibition of Ink and Gold : Art of the Kano collection!

Please enjoy amazing exhibition and Kimono wrapping tenugui at the Philadelphia Museum of Art!
The exhibition will start tomorrow, until 5/10!

Ink and Gold: Art of the Kano @ the Philadelphia Museum of Art

http://www.philamuseum.org/exhibitions/812.html

… to be continued
 Love You
From Ruri

Tenugui mumbling Vol. 136 – Enjoy Tenugui with The Five Senses

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

flyer(English)

“Enjoy Tenugui with the Five Senses” , new Tenugui Event is coming this Thursday!  This special event is a collaboration with wine importer and the restaurant Tokyo Tapas Café in West Village in New York.

I would like to introducing you Tenugui through The Five Senses. Let’s Sneak Peek, how we use our Five Senses, and enjoy Tenugui.

Sight:
Enjoy “The Five Elements” – tenugui installation and learn tenugui design, colors and history.

Hearing:
Try TENUGUI EXERCISE, simple stretch with a live piano performance.
Release tension, and relax your mind and body.

Touch:
Learn Tenugui gift wrapping, and also, discover many different ways of using tenugui.

Taste:
Experience Japanese low calorie potato called Konnyaku.
Enjoy five different Konnyaku tapas and a dessert.

Smell:
Enjoy amazing aroma with two different kinds of wine, that specially selected for the event,
and paired with Konnyaku Tapas.

How are these all sounds for you, Tenugui fans?
DATE:  12/4 (Thu)  6:45pm Open  start from 7 to 8:30 pm
Venue: Tokyo Tapas Café (7 Cornelia Street / W 4 th street, NYC)
Cover charge $40 including Foods and Drink, and receive a free Tenugui  (30-guests only)

Reservation by phone or email to;
(Phone) 212 242 6333  Tokyo Tapas Café
(Email)   tokyotapascafenyc@gmail.com

Hope to see you there!

… to be continued.

Roll

From: Ruri

Tenugui mumbling Vol.134 – Legendary Character (TATOO TENUGUI)

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
Japanese Legendary Character

Japanese Legendary Character

I am very excited our new collaboration with HORISHI (Tattoo Artist) – TATTOO TENUGUI  collection just arrived at wuhaonyc.com.

This TATTOO tenugui using five Japanese legendary character in design. Let me introduce you these character today :-)

Tengu, Okame, Oni, Hyottoko and Hannya

Tengu, Okame, Oni, Hyottoko and Hannya

From left to right toward to you;

TENGU – Tengu is a type of legendary creature, and also considered a type of Shinto god. The character usually has a long nose.

OKAME – Okame also called Otafuk, is a legendary comical female character, Okame means Tortoise symbol for long life, and Otafuku means Much Good Fortune.

ONI – Oni is a kind of yōkai from Japanese folklore, variously translated as demons, devils, ogres or trolls.

HYOTTOKO – Hyottoko is a legendary comical male character in Japan. The origin of the name comes from hi ( fire) and otoko (man) because the character is blowing fire with a bamboo pipe,
that is why he has a funny shaped mouth. He wearing Mame-shibori which is the most typical dots printed Tenugui.

HANNYA – Hannya is a character of a jealous female demon or serpent. It possesses two sharp bull-like horns, metallic eyes, and a leering mouth split from ear to ear. The name Hannya is a Japanese word for wisdom.

Very Cool, aren’t they?

- to be continued….
Ghetto Fab

From: Ruri

Tenugui mumbling Vol. 130 – THE SEA by Katsushika Hokusai

Sunday, March 9th, 2014
One of the best artwork by Hokusai

One of the best artwork by Hokusai

I love Ukiyo-e very much. Ukiyo-e is Japanese Woodblock printing, it has variety of printing available to see in the museum and gallery.

Hokusai Katsushika’s the view of Mt. Fuji are very famous series of his Ukiyoe. This big wave – is one of the most popular one, might you have seen in Japanese restaurant. We have this wave design tenugui at our site also :-)

The Sea – exhibition will coming from 3/13 at Ronin Gallery (425 Madison Ave at 49th street, NYC), and we can enjoy Japanese Woodblock paint there, including Hokusai!
http://roningallery.com/

Always something happening in New York City, even Japanese Art!
Yes, I LOVE NEW YORK!

- to be continued…

 Sign I Love You

From: Ruri