I leant about ceramics during my time at ISHOKEN – Tajimi City Pottery Design and Technical Centre and their design course and ceramic lab. I’d already decided to go to Berlin after my graduation even before I started to study ceramics. So a year after graduation I came to Berlin.
What has been your highlight since launching the brand?
Meeting all the kind people who support what I do.
Describe the brand in 3 words?
Minimal, delectable, modern.
We love that you are well travelled, where is your favourite place on the planet?
Rio de Janeiro. Would love to visit again!
Tell us about your ideal customer?
Someone who makes daily use my ceramics with care.
Tell us what a typical day in your life looks like?
Who/what inspires you?
Scenery and experimental music.
Are there any sources you go for support with running your business?
From the stores and cafes which stock my ceramics.
What are your plans for the brand in 2016?
I’m going to concentrate on some new product ideas.
Did you always know that one day you would be an entrepreneur?
Yes, pretty much. But during my teens and twenties, I just spent all my energy in things I was into at that particular time.
For people aspiring to run their own company, what advice would you give?