“For creators and users, craftsmanship is part of our daily lives.”
Takeshi Fujii was born in Tsubame-shi, Niigata. After graduating from Tsubame High School, he stays in the same town as the third-generation successor of Fuukidou.
Since Takeshi Fujii was a kid, he had been helping his family with the business. After his graduation in 1994, he joined a local copperware workshop, Gyokusendo to kick start his career, mainly responsible for annealing, plating on tin surfaces and imprinting logos. Takeshi returned to Fuukidou in 1996.
He always makes full use of the material and, while incorporating traditional techniques with advanced technology. He pursues the beauty of practicality and produces attractive copperware in soft and simple shapes that increases warmth with each use.