Koubou Taniike Koubou Taniike
Sachie Taniike Sachie Taniike
Born on Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture in 1974.
He became accustomed to soil from an early age as his parents ran a tile factory.
2000 Moved to Ishigaki Island and started production
2008 Set up a workshop in Maibara
I make everyday vessels near a Yaeyama palm grove on Ishigaki Island.
We dig the soil and make a vessel using glaze mixed with ash from sugar cane and palm trees to make a green glaze.
“I try to make pottery vessels that are simple, easy to use, and make the dishes look good.”