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Shibui is a Japanese word that refers to an aesthetic of simple, unobtrusive beauty. It is also the name of a homeware and accessories company based in Switzerland, created by award-winning Greek designers Constantinos Hoursoglou and Athanasios Babalis.
To us shibui means design in harmony with nature, where every form has a function and every detail a purpose. Handmade in Europe by specialist artisans, our creations are inspired by a desire to make elegant, useful objects accessible to all.
Shibui products use minimal resources and natural materials, and are made to last. We pride ourselves on honest pricing, consistent quality, and openness to one-off commissions and special requests. We can tailor any design to your requirements. Integrity, sustainability, and beautiful simplicity : these are the values of shibui.