COOL HUNTING Ferrari Roma Tailor Made’s Japanese Artisans: Copper

Kaikado's handmade copper tea caddies became a driving inspiration in our one-off collaboration

In 2019, Ferrari approached COOL HUNTING with a dream opportunity: to design a one-off vehicle that demonstrates the breadth and depth of the luxury automaker’s Tailor Made customization program. To pursue our distinct vision for what would become the Ferrari Roma Tailor Made, Specially Crafted for COOL HUNTING, we commissioned several Japanese artisans that we had visited during our CH Japan trip (and collaborated with on …

Tea Caddy

Known for their handmade tea canisters, Japanese brand Kaikado is now run by third-generation artisan, Takahiro Yagi. Their simple design creates a vacuum seal when they gently slide closed. We commissioned the brand to create 30 items with this very unique finish—using our original CH Omakase pattern. This marks the first time Kaikado was able to match a hand-engraved pattern and then cover it in …

CH Japan: The Artisans of Kyoto’s GO ON Collective

Our exploration of and partnerships with several local Japanese craftspeople

An exquisite window into Japan‘s heritage, Kyoto‘s gardens, shrines and temples draw in millions of visitors each year. For our CH Japan travel experience (as well as our CH Omakase gift box), Kyoto played an important role for a different reason: its GO ON collective. Young makers, representing the next generation in their family’s traditional craft, bound together to form GO ON. This collective aims to …