After our interview, but before I leave the studio, I ask one of Sugimoto's staff to show me his chashitsu
, his room for Japanese tea ceremonies, which he built a few years ago in a neighbouring space on the same floor.
Then, as is the custom, he humbled himself by crawling through the half height passage that was the entrance to Rikyu's chashitsu
The elaborate ritual, which takes place in a small and simple chashitsu
(tea room), requires a strict adherence to tradition and the host goes though painstaking rehearsals to ensure there are no mistakes.
The elaborate ritual, in a small and simple chashitsu
(tea room), requires strict adherence to tradition, and the host goes through painstaking rehearsals to ensure there are no mistakes.
- constructed according to a centuries-old tradition - was pieced together by master craftsmen.
Yn nawfed cyfres y rhaglen arddio hynod boblogaidd hon,gwelwn ddyfodiad Chashitsu
ym mhen pella'r ardd yn Nhoe Maen,Rhostryfan.