Jia Moderne is pleased to announce its presence on Koo de Monde, the new global gallery for elite artists and artisans. Explore our extensive collection of Modern and Ancient Asian pieces on Koo de Monde!
Ancient Asia + Contemporary Living.
Koo de Monde brings together over 30 exceptional artists, [...]
What is Washi?
Washi is the Japanese word for the traditional papers made from the long inner fibers of plants, wa meaning Japanese and shi meaning paper. This luxury paper is prized as much for its beauty as its utility.
Hiro Odaira, an architect and artist trained in Tokyo notes:
The character “Jia” translates to “house” or “home” in Chinese, yet it means so much more than the physical space of a dwelling. It is one’s family, one’s heritage, the collection of experiences and backgrounds that reflect in the choices made within the space. While these choices can consist of the placement of [...]