Tokyo Design Studio Nippon Blue Side Plate - Dot ($10) ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring home, kitchen & dining, dinnerware, blue, porcelain dinnerware, dot dinnerware, blue polka dot plates, polka dot dinnerware and dot plates
Magome-juku, Gifu prefecture. During the Edo period there were five roadways that connected Edo (modern day Tokyo) and outlying regions. The Nakasendo linked Edo and Kyoto, and ran through central Japan. This trail was dotted by many stopover towns and Magome-juku was the 43rd of the 69 towns of the Nakasendo.
“I have drawn things since I was 6. All that I made before the age of 70 is not worth counting. At 75 I began to understand the true construction of nature. At 90 I will enter into the secret of things. At 110, everything--every dot, every dash--will live” - KATSUSHIKA Hokusai (1760-1849), Japan