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monacca Bags
Smart Bags from Kohchi,
a Place of Japanese Cedars
Date:30, Sep, 2011
Investigated and Written by Misaka Youhei
About our introductory articles

Most of Japanese must still think of bags from abroad, like bags by Louis Vuitton, speaking of bags. That would be no problem. But there are a lot of unique and wonderful bags in Japan, too. We, this time, introduce one of them“monacca bags”now.

TYPE: BKS-BBE
W24×H17×D7.5 cm
25,200 YEN (TAX IN)

TYPE: BKM-TME
Ф30.5×D8.0 cm
29,400 YEN (TAX IN)
“monacca”is a brand of products made of thinned Japanese cedars in Kohchi Prefecture. The maker is Ecoasu Umajimura Co., Ltd in Kohchi famous for Yanase cedars, a kind of Japanese cedars. They made a term with Shimamura Takumi, an industrial designer for multi categories who has received various Good Design Awards. And monacca products were born.

The amount of woods in Kohchi ranks first in Japan. Then it is no more mysterious that products of thinned Japanese cedars were produced there.

TYPE: BK-PSS
W46×H30×D7.5 cmm
29,400 YEN (TAX IN)

There are several sorts in shape and color, and every bag is light and strong. You are able to have the only bag because each grain is naturally different. The bags’ property of being water-repellent will make you use in easiness even it is rainy. And change over the years of used Japanese cedars will be tasted by users year by year. There is no doubt about being used for a long time in enjoyment, anyway.

Overseas as in Paris, London or New York, monacca products have been valued. By some means or other, we would like you to make the bag take an active part in various scenes like in working, traveling and so on.


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Official Site in English: monacca web site





 

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