The festive season is well and truly upon us and we want to make it super easy to find the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones. No matter what your budget, we’ve got you covered with a heap of gifts under 50, 100, 200 and a few extra special gifts for that extra special person.
Our antique market is back, just in time for Christmas shopping. We have a whole container filled with one-off pieces, antiques, and secondhand items for the home. With plenty of ceramics, bowls, baskets, furniture, and more, you are sure to find something unique.
We sat down with Jen and Jonnie from TRIAS Architecture & Design Studio to talk about inspiration, architecture, design, and, of course, Provider House. These two are the masterminds that helped turn Tara's vision of Provider House into reality.
Don't know which candle scent to pick? Fear not; Pocari has a handy guide to help you find the right scent to match your family, friends, or colleagues.
Kyoto is one of our favourite places in the world! From shrines and historical wonders, to natural wine and paddock to plate food, to some of the world’s best shops, here are the places we visited recently.
While we were in Nagoya venturing out to Gifu to meet factories, we found ourselves with a free day. In Nagoya there’s only so many Beams and United Arrows stores we can visit. So, we decided to hop on a few trains and a bus and head out to trek the famous Nakasendo Trail.
Until this trip, we hadn’t spent a lot of time in Setagaya, but this trendy and quiet little neighbourhood was such a delight that we started planning our future there. Read our Neighbourhood guide to this little spot in Tokyo ward.
Get to know Ryan from Love Ryan Ceramics as we talk ceramics, inspiration and life.
We spent an afternoon in the kitchen with JP from the Marrickville institution, Babas Place, as he whipped up a delicious Zucchini Omelette & Cabbage Salad. Plus, read our little interview with JP at the end of the recipe.
Save the date because we are doing a warehouse sale on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of September at our Surry Hills studio.
Share a moment in the studio with Emma Shepherd from Sundance Studio as she shares a glimpse into her life and creative work.
Our short guide of things to do in Tokyo, Japan. From natural wine bars, our favourite coffee spots and where to shop, this guide will take you all over the streets of Tokyo to find the best spots.
In 2018 we met a master potter named Sadaaki Kido. Him and his sister, Keiko, drove us an hour or so into a little green town called Shigaraki, in the Shiga Prefecture. It was here we learnt all about Shino, a style of pottery dating back to the 16th century.
Visit Blank Gallery in Haymarket, Sydney and explore the Cedar House exhibitions featuring a curated selection of Japanese antiques from Provider Store or join us for a Candle Making Workshop in the gallery.
Come down to Smith Street Winter Market in Marrickville this August and wander through the 18 unique stalls from local artists, designers and creatives (including us).
Our short guide of things to do in Hobart, Tasmania, whether you're staying at Provider House or just in the neighbourhood.
Provider Store shop manager, Anno, shows us around his record and plant collection.
This miso and leek sauce can go on any vegetable, fish, meat and tofu.
Miso can be a versatile little ingredient can add an extra element to any meal.
Situated in Lenah Valley, just 15 minutes from Hobart’s CBD, Provider House takes inspiration from Japanese design and the native Australian bushland, offering visitors the opportunity to experience the beauty and functionality of Japanese home goods in a real-life setting.
We just got a big container from Japan so we've decided to do a little pop up market in our Surry Hills studio.
In June, we got to visit a tiny seaside town called Echizen and learn about their master potters.
Nari Watabe will sharpen your knives on the spot and give free tips on your sharpening problems. At Hazuki, they evaluate every knife individually. Then talk to the customer about their needs and wants.
From kitchenware and ceramics to socks and towels. Whether you're looking for a a small secret santa pressie or something more thoughtful for that special someone, you are bound to find value here.
The Japanese comfort food, a crowd pleasing dish and an all time favourite, this is the best Katsu Chicken and Curry Rice recipe we've discovered.
This recipe is a twist on Meg Yonson’s smashed potato salad and has been on high rotation in our house especially as Spring and barbecue weather is beginning here in Sydney.
Hand roll sushi is a dish that was recently introduced to me by friends and is ideal for entertaining as your guests do most of the work by assembling the sushi themselves. This recipe is all about using fresh, quality ingredients and is best served with Japanese beer or Sake.
Shizu Hamono Co. have been knife making since 1950 by using inherited techniques and traditions of sword masters from the Kamakura period. We have been stocking their knives for over two years and have the luxury of being the Australian exclusive stockist of the Yuri and Yamato lines. Each one is a beautifully hand-crafted marvel of artisanship with utility to match. I was delighted to be able to interview Hiroaki Wada, a representative at Shizu Hamano, and ask some questions about the company and tips for entry level chefs looking to invest in and get the most of their knives.
Our short guide of things to do in our favourite Japanese city.
Nara is a quiet city full of fresh air, deers and a rich history. Read our recommendations around the town.
A quick and easy staple meal. Take your chicken and rice dishes to the next level.
A super quick and easy (and in our opinion) better tasting omlette. Once you cook a tamagoyaki you'll never eat another half burned omelette again.
The NychairX are deceptively simple yet elegant pieces of furniture. Don't overlook these marvels of comfort.
Founded by Ryo Kashiwazaki in 2010, the brand is most know for their handmade leather reinterpretations of iconic sneaker silhouettes.
Super easy entree or side snack of chopped cabbage dressed in a tangy sauce.
We recently had the luxury of welcoming Sori Yang's sleek silverware line on board at Provider Store. To celebrate we decided to commemorate the legacy of the designer and his works.
A simple and filling dish. Great for collaborative cooking or as a quick meal for one.
An easy crowd pleasing pickle for your next dinner party.
This super easy recipe is on our weekly rotation. Our secret ingredient is Kewpie Mayo... Yes, you read that correctly.
Easy, delicious and theatrical... Three things that will bring joy to the dinner table.