Paperable is a communication tool for big thoughts
and little moments.

Paper + able = paperable = what you can do everyday
to express your thanks, make reminders,
say “I love you” and put a smile on someone’s face.

Paperable’s memorable collection of tiny messengers
includes animal voices, fruits and vegetables,
leaves and flowers and sea life; a memo for every moment.

Any time of day,
you can put pen to paperable and share your special thoughts.



Planning, Production and Sales


    Ru-70-1 Segi-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa
    920-0001 Japan
    PHONE : +81-76-257-9101
    FAX : +81-76-257-9119
    E-MAIL :

Yamakoshi Co., Ltd. was founded in 1918. Our business includes planning and production of printed materials, wholesaling of stationery and office supplies, and website planning and production. We are located in Kanazawa, a city where traditional culture is thriving, and have built a relationship of mutual trust with our customers over the years. We are constantly breaking into new fields through the development of original brand products and the operation of our Internet shop.

Art Direction and Design

  • Ryosuke Harashima

    Born in 1980 in Tokyo, Japan. After graduating from the Kanazawa International Design Institution(KIDI)in 2002, he studied product and furniture design at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City in 2003. In 2004 he began working at a graphic design office in Kanazawa, Japan, while also researching traditional Japanese craftsmanship. During this period much of his inspiration came from crossing the cultures of the East and West. He founded his own office ‘Root design office’ in Kanazawa in 2005. Since then he has worked on product design, graphic design and creative direction, art direction for projects and clients. He focuses on collaborating with Japanese artisans and manufacturers to create an innovative aesthetic that is both Japanese and international.

  • Natsumi Harashima

    Born and raised in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan 1980.
    Parsons School Of Design, New school University 2002-2003 / Communication design
    KIDI PARSONS, Kanazawa Japan 2000-2002 / Communication design
    Work Experience
    Freelance designer and Illustrator, Kanazawa, Japan 2008-Present
    Graphic designer at Jewelry KEIZO, Kanazawa, Japan 2003-2006