Projects

Shades of Japan is a small independent company specialising in hand crafted bespoke furniture and traditional Japanese Shoji.

T & C.Hayward

T & C.Hayward

What we have to say ... One lamp was re-papered and we made 3 more What the customer has to say ... Simplicity is said to be the hallmark of Japanese furnishings... simplicity disguising a wealth of complex craftsmanship, in effect. Both of these attributes are amply...

London

London

Bespoke light for a London project.

M.Robinson

M.Robinson

What we have to say ... Material: Cherry Paper: Laminated because of humid conditions. Design: Separating kitchen from the living room area, ventilation had to be considered. What the customer has to say ... Shades of Japan made a pair of authentic Japanese sliding...

J Bayle

J Bayle

What we have to say ... Material: Ash Paper: Natural - Glued and shrunk. Design: Elongated panels for the middle doors cut out to enable viewing of the garden. What the customer has to say ... Rarely in one's life do you get to have dream and Live it. For me this was...

Malcolm and Jean Coulthard

What we have to say ... Material: Ash Paper: Laminated Design: Designed to fit an existing Japanese theme. What the customer has to say ... Glenn provided us with an excellent, very personal and individual service, and created exactly what we had hoped for. We knew...

C.Pagonis

C.Pagonis

What we have to say ... Material: European Oak Paper: Laminated Design: Separating screen for newly developed kitchen/dining area and extension. What the customer has to say ... We were very pleased with the service received from Shades of Japan. The on site...

T & C.Hayward

T & C.Hayward

What we have to say ... Material: Pine Paper: Laminated Design: One repair as the paper was old and torn. Three new lamps to match existing designs. What the customer has to say ... Simplicity is said to be the hallmark of Japanese furnishings... simplicity disguising...

Paul and Louisa

Paul and Louisa

What we have to say ... Material: Ash Paper: Laminated Design: Large wardrobe. What the customer has to say ... Thank you Glenn for our wonderful Shoji doors. We were both impressed by your high standards of perfection and the long hours that you spent carefully...

Dee Vyas

Dee Vyas

What we have to say ... Material: Ash - Stained Paper: Laminated Design: Style to appeal to the modern design of the house. What the customer has to say ... I thought I'd write to you and convey my satisfaction and appreciation for a beautiful Shoji screen you have...

Anneke and Fred Mendelsohn

Anneke and Fred Mendelsohn

What we have to say ... Material: Cherry Paper: 2mm Warlon Design: Central fixed panel separating office and dining room. What the customer has to say ... Glenn personally designed and then crafted a beautiful set of three Shoji doors for our dining room which hides a...

Ruth Harari

Material: Cherry Paper: Natural - Glued and Shrunk. Design: Window blind.

Alexia Leichman

Alexia Leichman

Material: Ash - Stained Paper: Laminated Design: Secondary windows, bi-folding panels.

Christine

Christine

Material: European Oak Paper: Laminated Design: Double sided screen dividing living room and dining room, with pattern visible on both sides.

Bob Clark

Bob Clark

What we have to say ... Material: Sepele Paper: Laminated Design: False panels above the doors due to the height of the opening. What the customer has to say ... Thank you Glenn for so expertly making and fitting my Shoji screens as a room divider between two large...

Anita Linehan

Anita Linehan

Material: Cherry Paper: Laminated Design: Sliding screen in stud wall for walk in wardrobe.Type a message

Frank Drewello

Frank Drewello

Material: Sepele Paper: Laminated Design: Complete wardrobe

Simon Milani

Simon Milani

Material: Ash Paper: Laminated Design: Complete Wardrobe and bedroom door.

Grantham

Grantham

Material: Ash Paper: Laminated Design: Wardrobe

Nottingham

Nottingham

Material: Ash - Stained Paper: Laminated Design: Separation between the lounge and the dining roomType a message

Denisse Prime

Denisse Prime

Material- European Oak. Paper - Laminated Design - Three doors separating the living area from the bedroom.

Paul Knapp

Paul Knapp

Material: Sepele Paper: Natural - Glued and shrunk onto the frame Design: Fixed end panels with central opening.Type a message

M Vincinni

M Vincinni

Material: European Oak Paper: Laminated Design: Double sided as a feature in the living area.Type a message

Duccio Faraoni

Duccio Faraoni

Material: European Oak Finish: Wax Description: 2 single doors gaining enterance to the kitchen and lobby.Type a message

London

London

Material: European Oak Finish: Stained Description: Curved panel used as a second window.Type a message

Serena

Serena

Oak doors dividing living area from the bedroom

Dan

Dan

Oak doors between entrance and living area.

T Burke

T Burke

Shoji screen in a living area

Nadine

Nadine

I'm now the proud owner of a beautiful creation in my back garden thanks to Glenn Joachim and his quest for perfection. My pergola far exceeds my expectations, it is absolutely stunning. I want to thank Glenn for designing, building and erecting the pergola with the...

Sue

Sue

Dear Glenn, I'm delighted with the shoji screens you fitted last week. After living with shoji in Japan for many years I was a bit apprehensive how your screens would turn out, but they are truly beautiful and authentic and fit the windows perfectly. I particularly...

Bruce Bryan

Bruce Bryan

A set of three Beech shoji doors separating the living room from the dining room

M Bailey

M Bailey

Bespoke wardrobe with Shoji in a master bedroom

Asha

Asha

Double doors between living room and kitchen. Solid American White Oak and Danish oilType a message

Cooper

Cooper

Two large Oak doors in a new extensionType a message

Katie

Katie

Glenn worked with great enthusiasm and very imaginatively with me on a difficult space in my Loft-style warehouse flat, and the screen doors have now created a beautiful, magical small room for my new baby. The flat as a whole is transformed by the addition. While the...

Bhaskhar

Bhaskhar

Oak sliding doors for a wardrobe

Shoji Doors In Oak

Shoji Doors In Oak

A highly complex design and bespoke build, entrusted to Shades of Japan. The timber used in this build was the highest quality oak, to create a stunning set of doors.Type a message

Christine

Christine

All Oak double office desk with shoji sliding windows to the garden

London

London

Material- Sepele Paper- Laminated Design Two sets of Japanese Shoji doors seperating the living room and bedroom from the kitchen area

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