July 28, 2018 / Last updated : July 30, 2018 eclat-japon Topics Renovation of Kyomachiya We renovated the office of “Éclat Japon”. The Kyo-machiya, a traditional town house in Kyoto, was built about 70 years ago. First step, the tatami The Tatami craftsman, Japanese tatami mats are very heavy, so it was not easy to transport them! With his expert eye, the craftsman of “tatami” specifies that they are real tatami made from rare straw. Nowadays, many tatami mats are made from chemical fible. Second step, sliding doors. Once retyped, they have returned to their original white color! Third step, Shoji. They are sliding doors. “Shoji” craftsman has adjusted Japanese sliding doors with the help of adapted his tools. Last step, kitchen. This one is of modern style, while keeping the height of origin of the ceiling. In the traditional Kyomachiya house, you can experience Japanese cultures. As for example, the tea ceremony, the flower arrangement, the koto instrument, the Japanese cuisine, etc. For more details, please click here. We look forward to seeing you at Éclat Japon! Facebooktwitter CategoriesTopics Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.