Tatami and tea have a history of 1000 years
Tatami and tea have been loved by the Japanese since the Heian period and have become representative of traditional Japanese culture after a thousand years. Tatami is characteristic ting to Japan, which is unique in the world as a building material suitable for the climate of Japan. During the Muromachi period, with the advent of Shoin-zukuri, tatami mat became the standard size for the Japanese house.
Tea was introduced from China and was cultivated in the Kamakura period. After that, Sen no Rikyu and others created "tea ceremony" as a unique art in Japan. There is a famous word "Ichigoichie". This is the knowledge of the tea ceremony, which means "to value the one-time encounter between people". also “Omotenashi” hospitality, a Japanese virtue, it began here.