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Easy Ink Art to Decorate Your House

Easy Ink Art to Decorate Your House

Easy Ink Art to Decorate Your House
Make Fashionable Everyday Goods with Japanese Ink


This craft manual by calligraphy designer Rieko Ooba, also known as Toshoya, will teach you simple and inexpensive ways to make fashionable goods for your house.


The monochromatic designs in the book are based on the author’s aesthetic sense as a calligrapher, but you don’t need to be an artist yourself to replicate them. All the projects only require simple techniques that anyone can easily use to create fashionable objects for their living room, kitchen, bedroom, or to give as presents.

You will learn how to easily decorate sundries and objects from your everyday life with ink, stamps, and simple patterns.


●Easy DYI sundries
Envelope makeover / original letter paper / scented insert / Christmas card / tote bag, etc.
●Decorating the dining room
Painted dish / glass marker / chopstick sleeve and place mat, etc.
●For the living room and the bedroom
Cubic lamp / tapestry / hanging scroll, etc.


The book includes patterns at the back, which can also be downloaded.


    ■ by Toshoya

    ■ 257 x 190 mm / 128 pages

    ■ Published in October 2021

    ■ ISBN: 9784798626321

    ■ Japanese title: 墨の色で作るアート雑貨 暮らしを彩る大人おしゃれな手作り小物

    Buy on Amazon Japan


    Rights sold to Taiwan, Hong Kong


    Rieko Ooba (also known as Toshoya) is a calligraphy designer from the Shizuoka prefecture. She graduated from the visual design course of the Kuwasawa Design School and from the teaching course of the Nihon Kyoiku Shodo Geijutsuin (a school that teaches educational calligraphy art). She started her own business after working for various design agencies. From 2001 she works as a designer and ink artist under the name "Toshoya." She has provided abstract art for hotels, model rooms, apartments, etc. Her works have been displayed at various exhibitions (including in Paris) and have won prizes.

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