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  • Discovering Mingei

    “The fundamental problem is that many products are created to be sold, not used.” – Yanagi 2015 was a great year. Prior to that, we were 2-3 years into the business of…

  • Supermama Tokyo

    We are always full of thoughts and resolute when the year comes to an end. For me, this 2017 is probably one that will leave a mark in our history books. Mixed…

  • Moments

      We were at the doctor’s yesterday as Edwin was not feeling well. He had pain all over and was feeling terrible. As the doctor examined him, he suggested that he undergo…

  • Supermama Gillman Barracks

    I remembered when we first started Supermama, we were located in such a secluded area that we got less than 10 walk in customers every week. The experience kinda prepared our mind…

  • The thing about craft

    Almost 3 years ago I wrote an article on my idea of craft (or traditional crafts) and now that I’m starting a craft shop, I think it is good to revisit it.…

  • The first miracle

    As we come to the 6th year of running Supermama, I thought it is good to find time to pen down some of my thoughts and the entire history of setting up…

  • Passion and calling

    Passion calls for a certain boldness, freedom and a burst of firepower that propels us to achieve that which we are (supposed to) born to do. Calling, on the other hand is…

  • Being honest

    Recently I came across 2 videos of an American pastor delivering a message to his church – one when he was younger and one now. The way he delivers has an obvious…

  • What happened to proper retail?

    Being someone who is ultra conservative, I am probably the worse type of person to be in retail. I thought running a shop is simple- present a good product, customer who likes…

  • Beyond Objects

    In the past week, I was given the opportunity to share at the 10th Anniversary of the Osaka Design Forum organised by the Osaka University of Arts and had the chance to…