His beginnings a metal-carving designer add a unique sensibility to his techniques. His works harmoniously balance the warmth of traditional ceramics and the cool, novel textures of metal. In his pieces, you'll find bold colorings of silver, red, and gray along with exquisitely controlled glazing.
The Future of Vessels- Yuji Murakami
He was born in Fukuoka, in 1985. He became an apprentice to Ryota Aoki after studying in Tajimi.
He now has a studio in Okubo, a mountain village in Shizuoka.
Yuji Murakami is truly the future of the vessel.