NEKO (cats)

These intelligent animals hold a special place in Japanese culture. From the Maneki-neko (beckoning cat) figurines bringing fortune, so familiar from Japanese store windows, to fearsome apparitions and demons. Most of all, Japanese cats are understanding and furry friends.

In the shimmering haze

The cat mumbled something

In its sleep

Haiku poem by Issa (1763-1828)

Tori (birds)


Patterns and shapes can make for beautiful art. Anna Maia uses well-known imagery such as traditional wooden kokeshi dolls and tetsubin (iron kettles), and playfully arranges them in a way that pleases both mind and eye.

SHUNGA (spring pictures)

Traditional Japanese shunga is unique when it comes to depicting human sexuality and the pleasures that come with physical intimacy.

INU (dogs)

YUUREI (ghosts)


Printed on sustainable natural white paper made of bamboo fibres, this edition beautifully reproduces the sensuality of the paintings of Senju.

Attractively priced and only 20 copies made of each size.



to show a watercolour painting by Swedish female artist Anna Sandberg. The painting depicts the vengeful ghost of a murdered woman.