MAGNIFIED THÉ TIME Journal du Thé - Contemporary
Tea Culture is based on an idea by French artist Johanna Tagada Hoffbeck and designed by Tilmann Steffen Wendelstein. Both gather content and edit each chapter with occasional help from guest contributors. We poured ourselves a cuppa in their company. words Michael McDermott photo Kohei Yamamoto I mostly drink Sencha but sometimes Hōjicha and (1) Additions to the Palma Cast Iron Kitchenware: a teapot, a dish and a heater, 2017 Produced by Oigen Photograph by Jasper Morrison Studio 楠 森 堂 Teamaster Designed for Idee’s mud collection, 2004 Produced by Nikko Photograph by Jasper Morrison Studio Between porcelain and cast iron you have the two main materials for teaware. 24 25 く す も り ど う (1) Kusumoridō (Pages 58 34 (2) Ukiha no Yamacha (Pages 63 → → 68) 62) (2) うきは 46 Hidden Tea Fields of The Kusumoridō manor amidst rice fields and age old trees. The Ukiha (Fuku oka, Kyūsh Text by JdT Photographs by T. S. Wendelstein With the help of Ryoko Baba （ Anything related to tea should be simple in form and also in function. for some reason I haven’t yet understood, I like to have Lapsang Souchong on the Saturday afternoon. Tea is a part of my daily routine and a part of my working process. We drink it all day while designing. （ Tea, Mr Morrison?