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Our Flagship

Our Flagship

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

When we began Nalata Nalata, we launched online but there was always hope that one day we would open a brick and mortar location. Steve and I had always dreamt…

New York City Streets

New York City Streets

Written by Stevenson Aung

As fall approaches, and the leaves begin to hit the ground, I’m suddenly more aware of all the surfaces I walk upon on a day-to-day basis. In such a pedestrian…

Not Just Packaging

Not Just Packaging

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

A quick word on a small thing that makes a big difference… Steve and I are HUGE packaging nerds. Well designed boxes and bags gives a product an added special…

The Donabe Basics

The Donabe Basics

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Lately we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries about the donabes we have in the shop, the top question being how to “season” your donabe? The first thing you’re going…

Breakneck Ridge

Breakneck Ridge

Written by Stevenson Aung

Rediscovered a love for hiking this past Labour Day long weekend. Angy and I are no strangers to it. We’ve been on some fairly strenuous hikes in the past, one of them being…

Jeff Koons Retrospective

Jeff Koons Retrospective

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Sometimes you can precisely reference a day from your past because it had a strong impact on you. For me this occurred on my first day of Art Fundamentals class…

Stacking and Storing

Stacking and Storing

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Earlier this week we released wood canisters and containers designed by Mute Studio for Hatashikkiten. We’ve always loved these products for their charming colours but fell even harder for the…

Journey to Japan – Part 2

Journey to Japan – Part 2

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

The other day we posted a roundup of Part 1 from our trip to Japan. Here’s the second leg starting with an incredible road trip with Takashi Tomii to visit his…

Journey to Japan – Part 1

Journey to Japan – Part 1

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

While Steve and I were in Japan during this last trip, we crammed every day with meetings and activities. Steve had a head start and flew out a few days…

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