kokeshi matches by hiromi hirasaka
kokeshi matches by hiromi hirasaka kokeshi matches by hiromi hirasaka
may 03, 2013

kokeshi matches by hiromi hirasaka

‘kokeshi matches’ by hiromi hirasaka
image courtesy hiromi hirasaka



japanese artist hiromi hirasaka has created a series of matchsticks which feature facial expressions on their heads,
igniting a bit of a humor to what is typically seen as the mundane. aptly named ‘kokeshi matches’,
the fire starters already have physical attributes similar to the japanese dolls which have long cylindrical bodies and spherical heads,
offering a perfect canvas for fun faces– from pig snouts, to white-tipped pandas, to moustached monsieurs!




‘angry daruma face’
image courtesy hiromi hirasaka




package detail with match faces
image courtesy hiromi hirasaka



pig, panda, rabbit matches
image courtesy hiromi hirasaka



chick, goose, dog matches

image courtesy hiromi hirasaka




  • Too cute!!! I don’t think I’d want to use them if I got some!

    aiboozy says:

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