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Nr. 4014


UNA - (United Native Acumen)

A beautifully made Japanese magazine for explorers about the island of Kyushu. Filled with interesting stories about tradition and culture, with directions off the main roads, with insights into regional handicraft techniques and crafts - the texts are written in English and Japanese, the wonderful pictures invite you to dream - or to travel!



UNA No.1
The first issue of UNA takes you on a journey of discovery into the world of traditional textiles in Kyushu.
Among many other interesting reports you will find in the contents:
Furoshiki - the practical all-purpose cloth
Kurume Kasuri pattern - a very special kind of fabric patterning
Tradition and Modernity - Herbal dyes and contemporary designs
Accommodation and food - For all the places described, you will find nice hotels and restaurants in the neighbourhood and typical menu suggestions such as ramen and udon.


UNA No. 2
The second issue of UNA takes you on a journey of discovery to the rice fields of Kyushu and shows how this food is used in many ways in everyday life.
Among many other interesting reports you will find in the contents:
All about rice - Long not just a foodstuff
Sake - a drop of Kyushu. Visit to the Yamanokotobuki Brewery in Fukuoka
From the island - Sweet works of art made from rice.
Accommodation and food - For all the places described, you will find nice hotels and restaurants in the neighbourhood and typical menu suggestions.


UNA No.3

In the third issue of UNA you will visit artists and craftsmen who conjure stars in the sky, turn plants into paper and make nature tangible.
Among many other interesting reports you will find in the contents:
Karatsuyaki and Ryumonjiyaki - pottery between tradition and modernity
Light and shadow - how to make lanterns with paper and glue
Stars in the sky - handmade fireworks by the Tsutsui family


Languages: English and Japanese
Format: 17.5 cm x 24 cm
Publisher: UNA Laboratories


made in Kyushu/Japan