Founded
1887
Directors
Takumi Suzuki
Taka Kawachi
Locations
302 Benzaitencho Shinmachi Takeyamachi
Nakagyo-ku
Kyoto
604-0093
Japan
Exhibited artists
Masao Yamamoto
Shoji Ueda
Nakaji Yasui
Saul Leiter
Suda Issei
Masahisa Fukase
Awoiska van der Molen
Charlotte Dumas

Founded in 1887, Benrido brings over a century of experience to image-making. Specialising in collotype, a printing process developed in France in 1855, and remains as one of a few producers of colour collotypes today. Since it's establishment, Benrido has upheld a tradition of superior Kyoto artisanship for more than a century, preserving Japanese national treasures, cultural artefacts, and creating contemporary publications and artworks.