Yozakura sake set

received the 2015 A' Design Award. handmade in Japan.

夜桜 Yozakura (lit. night Sakura) is a Japanese tradition of enjoying the beauty of the Sakura (cherry blossom) at night
by gathering under lighted trees to celebrate nature’s beauty and the arrival of spring with delicious sake and food.

this sake set is inspired by the Sakura pattern. the pentagon cup is carved as the blossomed flower
and the carafe has an opening in the form of a Sakura petal drifting in the wind.

the black version of the set was sold exclusively at MoMA design stores from 2016 until 2017.