iPhone 4/4S Cover

An iPhone case that combines a contemporary appeal with the Hidehira lacquerware tradition from Hiraizumi. Made for the 4 and 4S models. Ochiya products are a modern reimagining of the traditional crafts of Hiraizumi, an area that was designated in 2011 by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Hiraizumi is particularly well known for its lacquerware. In addition to more traditional items such as bowls, plates and chopsticks, Ochiya also makes highly contemporary items such as these iPhone covers, as well as fountain pens and wine glasses.

Specifications for iPhone 4/4S Cover

  • Craft Type
    Lacquerware
    Material
    ABS plastic, lacquer
    Process
    Woodwork, lacquering, painting

Made by Ochiya

Ochiya's chief creator Yuya Sasaki explores contemporary applications of a centuries-old lacquerware tradition in Hiraizumi, Japan's one-time "city of gold".