shogado : maiko-han message card
Wrapped in her own screen printed washi paper kimono, each maiko (or trainee geisha) notecard has a blank space for your secret message! Write on her tummy or her beautiful paper gown, or delight the Japanese stationery nerd in your life - these charmingly bonkers notecards have unique appeal.
made in Kyoto, Japan
styles : Miko, Tamako, Kyaroru, Hana, Lily and Yoshie
materials : paper
• length 15.2cm
• 8cm widest point
Established in 1964, Shogado are renowned for their traditionally made stationery and paper products, which encompass notebooks, gift sets and origami papers for special projects, as well as irreverent collaborations with contemporary illustrators and designers. Informed by Kyoto's rich cultural heritage, the Shogado yuzen range is distinguished by accute sensitivity to colour and the masterful use of authentic hand-printing techniques. Inks are pigment rich and fade resistant, proportions, binding and presentation are considered and precise. Uki is delighted to bring the beauty of these quintessentially regional designs to your everyday communications.