Carving a new art form from an ancient tradition.
“I WANT TO CONTINUE AND PROTECT THE TRADITION,” EXPLAINS OTA, WHO WORKS IN AN ATELIER IN HAKONE, JAPAN, THE BIRTHPLACE OF YOSEGI. “TO DO SO, I HAVE TO CHANGE AND STAY INNOVATIVE. IT IS NOT A MATTER OF ‘TO COPY OR NOT TO BE COPIED’, BUT TO PURSUE MY OWN ORIGINALITY.”Ken Ota, Yosegi woodmaker
CARVING A NEW ART FORM FROM AN ANCIENT TRADITION
Lexus is passionate about innovation and high quality craftsmanship. By celebrating this extraordinary technique of transforming natural wood into elaborate new patterns, Lexus is reinforcing its ongoing commitment to the delicate fusion of tradition and technology.