16 Sep 2011

Furoshiki design collaboration

Loving the Hennie Haworth Furoshiki cloth designs recently created with Tokyo and LA based design collective Link. They're a fresh, contemporary take on the traditional cloth designs normally made for furoshiki, the ancient Japanese art of fabric folding. Beautiful designs yet functional and a great eco-friendly alternative to the millions of plastic bags which seem to be handed out automatically for even the smallest of items in Japan. Visit 'Craft' for an easy step-by-step guide to the furoshiki wrapping technique. I will be popping down to the iichi Gallery Market in ecute Shinagawa which runs from the 26th September to the 10th October to buy mine. If you're not in Tokyo or can't wait until then, you can order it from UGUisu a gorgeous online shop full of Japanese goodies.