Founded
1887
Directors
Takumi Suzuki
Taka Kawachi
Locations
302 Benzaitencho
Shinmachi Takeyamach, Nakagyo-ku
Kyoto
604-0093
Japan
Exhibited artists
Charlotte Dumas
Awoiska van der Molen
Bastiaan Woudt
Masao Yamamoto
Stephen Gill
Masahisa Fukase
Saul Leiter
Antony Cairns
Kenro Izu

Founded in 1887, Benrido brings over a century of experience to image-making. Specialising in collotype, a printing process developed in France in 1855, Benrido remains as the only producer of colour collotypes today having built a distinctive legacy since its establishment. Benrido has upheld a tradition of superior Kyoto artisanship for more than a century, preserving thousands of Japanese national treasures and creating contemporary works of art for artists such as Thomas Demand and The Prado Museum.