Greetings from Mr. Motoyama
Located in the vicinity of Daitokuji temple, in Kita district of Kyoto City. We proudly deliver tatami nationwide and internationally. Our first generation, Shihei Motoyama opened his tatami shop in Kyoto in 1916, and then moved to this area in 1927, opening the shop we are in now.
Through our long history, commitment to quality and connection to many culturally significant sites, we have manufactured tatami for important shrines, temples, tea house/rooms, ryokan (hotels), modern architecture and Japanese homes.
Motoyama Tatami has First Class Certified Tatami Craftsmen and two Second Class Certified Tatami Craftsman. Our deep knowledge and our trusted technique allow us to meet our customers needs.
We are active in overseas export. Working in numerous countries, often traveling to repair tatami on-site. We come to you to ensure the best outcome and a quality finish.
Our gaol is to ensure tatami’s longevity here in Japan, and introduce tatami culture all over the world.
The Fourth Generation of Motoyama Tatami Shop
|Company name:||Motoyama Tatami Shop|
|Address:||45 Monzensho, Murasakino Kita-ku Kyoto, 603-8216 Japan|
|TEL / FAX:||+81-75-491-8608 / +81-75-491-8607|
|Business description:||Production and sale of tatami|
|Establishment:||1916, 5th year of the Taisho period|
|Bank:||Asahi Bank (Resona Bank), The Bank of Kyoto, The Kyoto Shinkin Bank|
|Customers:||Shrines, temples, ryokan (Japanese style hotels), building firms, companies and individual customers – Japan and internationally.|
|Shops:||Kyoto – Main Branch、Tokyo Shop|
History of Motoyama Tatami Shop
|1916||Shihei Motoyama established the shop in Demizu, Kamigyo-district in Kyoto|
|1927||Moved to Murasakino, Kyoto – current location|
|1931||Kuhei succeeded – the second generation|
|1955||Taizo succeeded – the third generation|
|1972||Taizo was certified with the First Class license|
|1997||Hiroshi, the fourth generation, graduated from Kyoto Tatami Specialist School|
|1998||Opened an office in Los Angels and began working internationally|
|2000||Hiroshi certified with the First Class license|
|2004||Hiroshi succeeded as the fourth generation|