Japanese Art – Industrial Arts

Industrial arts have much to do with the actual development of culture in any society, because they are so dosely related to the utility of arts in daily life. The beauty of practical objects should always be created without interfering with their practical use. Even more than this, their utility should be enhanced by beautiful forms and lovely colors. Such an ideal is am’– realized in Japanese industrial arts. The most noteworthy of Japanese industrial arts are the ceramic arts, lacquer wares, textiles and metal-work.