Honest and authentic products for slow retail concepts.

KENKAWAI is devoted to wellbeing and understated luxury made in Japan. Focussing on Japanese towels and handcrafted charcoal goods, KENKAWAI presents a distinguished selection of beautiful essentials for everyday life.

KENKAWAI is a Japanese name and an homage to one of the founders`grandfather Kazuo Kawai, who had run a lead typesetting workshop at his home in Kobe and manufactured his print products to the last by hand. The literal translation of KENKAWAI is ‚health‘ and ‚river outfall‘.