Hotaru paper lantern family
Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby


Hotaru paper lantern family
Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby


Year: 2015
Manufacturer: Ozeki & Co Ltd
Client: Twentytwentyone

While travelling through Japan in 2012, Edward Barber visited the famous paper lantern manufacturer, Ozeki & Co, where lanterns have been made since 1891. A conversation with the owner of the family-run business sparked the beginning of the Hotaru project - hotaru meaning firefly -uses traditional methods of production to create contemporary forms.


Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
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