It can be tough to keep true to your kawaii roots when you grow up a bit and feel you should have more adult tastes.
These cute pottery pieces by Designs By Takemoto are a great bridge between the ultra-kawaii and the practical adult sort of stuff you need to have around the house.
Updated 2020: This shop is now closed – have a look at Our Favourite Kawaii Artists, Designers & Makers instead.
Claire (AKA Panda san) is the co-founder of Super Cute Kawaii and stepped down in August 2014. Claire now spends most of her free time crafting risque homewares, dreaming of ponies and looking for her next kawaii fix.