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Atelier Grandpa

Founded 2010 in Japan
Based in Kyoto

Yada Atsuki started making shoes when he was still a university student in Kyoto. After the graduation, he worked as a shoemaker and he won a prize at fashion shoes competition in 2002. He learned hand welted shoemaking at Guild Welted Footwear College and became in charge of planning for Otsuka shoes. In 2010, he opened his own workshop named Atelier Grandpa.


Kyoto, Japan



Construction methods

Hand welted

Product ranges

RTW, Bespoke

Price range


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