Miki’s Picks

Jicon – Modern day porcelain

Miki's Picks, Ventures

I can say it’s my first real love with porcelain. I’ve always liked porcelain, but there’s something about the Jicon products that really puts a smile on my face, every time I use them. And as with most things, the…

At Home with Oji Masanori

Lifestyle, Miki's Picks

Last year when we went to visit one of my favourite designers, Oji Masanori, we met him in his house outside of Tokyo. In Japan of course the houses are smaller then what you would get in the Western world,…

5 Weird Easter Facts!

Lifestyle, Miki's Picks

Growing up in Japan, we never really celebrated Easter. So whenever we visited my grandmother in South Africa during Easter, I remember how much we loved dyeing the eggs! My grandmother would dye all the eggs with onion skin. I…