Nagasawa is based in Kobe, Japan, and was founded in 1882. The colors of Kobe Ink originate from the vibrant views found around the beautiful city of Kobe, capturing its regional characteristics, aspects, and environments. Use Kobe Ink to evoke happy feelings and the magical qualities of Kobe when writing letters to friends.
Nagasawa Kobe Ink No.82 Maya Kaigan Apple Green. The architect Tadao Ando designed the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, for which he also built a statue: The Green Apple. Samuel Ullman said that youth “is the freshness of the deep springs of life." The youth that is symbolized by this green apple springs forth in this green ink and invigorates the paper it is written on.