Long Life Design

We carefully source products that are both responsibly made and designed to last. Materials are important, so designs made from stainless steel, ceramic or enamel for example, will be inherently hard wearing and may go on to serve the next generation. Buy less but better. 
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Sori Yanagi Kettle

£125.00
£125.00
One of the most iconic designs by Sori Yanagi, the Stainless Steel Kettle is manufactured in Niigata, an area synonymous with stainless steel production.
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large

Suribachi Bowl (with pestle)

From £25.00
From £25.00
Suri-kogi and Suri-bachi are a traditional Japanese pestle and mortar, commonly used for grinding sesame seeds and spices, as well as being used to make a fine paste or dressing.
  • 200g
  • 450g

Butter Dish

From £35.00
From £35.00
A butter dish, designed by Noda Horo and made from enamel with a cherry wood lid.

Enamel Milk Pan

£40.00
£40.00
Quick to heat and easy to pour from, it's infinitely useful to have in the kitchen.
  • 16cm
  • 19cm
  • 23cm
  • 27cm
  • Set

Stainless Steel Punching Strainer

From £20.00
From £20.00
Simple, durable and easy to clean, Sori Yanagi’s Stainless Steel Punching Strainer is designed to have less contact surface for easy drainage.
  • Single
  • with Stand

Wazarashi Cloth Roll

From £25.00
From £25.00
A multi-purpose cloth on a roll, perforated so you can take as much as you need, for use around the house whether cooking or cleaning. Instead of throwing it away, simply wash and reuse.
  • Butter Beater
  • Fork Ladle
  • Ladle
  • Skimmer
  • Turner

Kitchen Tools

£32.00
£32.00
Simple, durable and easy to clean, Sori Yanagi’s Kitchen Tools are designed with a slight curve for an ergonomic feel.
  • Perforated Tongs
  • Tongs

Stainless Steel Tongs

From £27.00
From £27.00
With a beautiful form and an ergonomic design, the durable Stainless Steel Tongs are perfect for cooking, elegant for serving and a joy to have around the kitchen.

Peeler

£35.00
£35.00
Simple and lightweight, this sturdy Peeler is great for peeling all sorts of vegetables from carrots to squash.

Building Block Set

£85.00
£85.00
Creative fun for any budding architect, the Building Block Set comes with a handy cotton bag, perfect for on the go or to neatly store away at home.

Riki Clock

£125.00
£125.00
Inspired and built upon the original designs of Riki Watanabe, the Riki Clock by Lemnos is a classic piece, simple in its design yet functional for many spaces.

Nychair X Natural

£590.00
£590.00
With a concept rooted in Japanese-style living environments, the Nychair X has a simple but beautiful and functional design that suits a range of environments, inside or out.

Sitaku Set

£75.00
£75.00
Combining the grater, squeezer and mortar, this four-piece set also includes a lid. The lid can be used to cover the grater or mortar as well as function as a small plate.
  • Small
  • Large

Mini Copper Grater

From £23.00
From £23.00
An essential tool in Japanese kitchens, the Mini Copper Grater cuts more finely than typical Western graters, retaining the texture and flavour of the food.
  • 16cm
  • 18cm
  • 20cm
  • Set

Yukihira Pan

From £75.00
From £75.00
The Yukihira Pan is hard wearing and thoughtfully designed by Makoto Koizumi for Ambai.
  • Nakiri
  • Petit
  • Santoku
  • Set

Yuri Knife

From £65.00
From £65.00
Used in Japanese kitchens for centuries, the Yuri Knife comes beautifully balanced and finished with a sleek reinforced wooden handle.



Hinoki Chopping Board

£55.00
£55.00
A chopping board made from a solid piece of Japanese Hinoki wood.

Nambu Tekki Deep Pan

£175.00
£175.00
Simple and elegant, this deep pan with accompanying lid and handle are all made from Nambu Tekki cast iron, traditionally used in Japan and known for its durability as well as superior heat distribution.
  • 16cm
  • 18cm

Nambu Tekki Mini Pan

From £40.00
From £40.00
Designed by Sori Yanagi, this pan is made of Nambu Tekki cast iron.
  • 13cm
  • 16cm
  • 19cm
  • 23cm
  • 27cm
  • Set

Stainless Steel Bowl

From £14.00
From £14.00
Simple and functional, the Stainless Steel Bowl by Sori Yanagi was originally designed in 1960, through extensive research with chefs.

Service Cutlery Set

£25.00
£25.00
The durable, stainless steel serving spoon and fork set by Sori Yanagi.
  • Navy
  • Blue / Green
  • Red / Orange

Koishi Paper Weight

£55.00
£55.00
Pebble like paperweights made of 'Paper-Wood', an innovation from Takizawa Plywood combining recycled paper and plywood.
The Earth Saver Soap Rest is made from Japanese Hinoki wood, the tapered form’s finely ridged surface keeps the soap from slipping off and aids in drainage.
  • Brown
  • Green
  • Orange
  • White

Potoru Enamel Kettle

£75.00
£75.00
Designed to function as both a tea pot and a kettle (hence the name) it's coated in enamel so it can be heated on a stove and features a large handle and wide opening for easy filling.