Published January 26, 2014
design , Japan , LINK , product , textiles , works
Tags: 47 Textiles today, design, exhibition, furoshiki, Japan, Japanese, Shibuya, textiles, Tokyo
Photos from 47 textiles today.
One week left! It’s your very last chance to catch this exhibition at Hikarie in Shibuya. Presented by D&Department project, this exhibition showcases textiles from across 47 prefectures in Japan. Link represents the prefecture of Kanagawa, where Link furoshiki are hand-printed. What a great idea, and it is a great privilege to be included!
47 textiles today
Start : 21st, November 2013
Close : 2nd, February 2014
Opening time : 11:00〜20:00
Address : 8F 2-21-1 Shibuya Shibuyaku Tokyo 〒150-8510
Published November 27, 2013
design , fashion , green , Japan , LINK , product , shape & pattern , textiles , works
Tags: furoshiki, Japan, pattern, print, sustainable, textiles, Tokyo
Yay, Link’s winter furoshiki are out! Please take a look …
My latest design ‘Dots‘ is available in blue, black and rust. The design continues along the theme of folding and wrapping. Hours of paper folding and experimenting went on behind the scenes, which was a lot of fun … perhaps I’ll share some sketches at a later date.
Also launched this winter season is ‘The Hida Express‘, another beautifully intricate design by Hannah Waldron (designer of the Maze furoshiki, Winter 2012) based on a train journey she took through the Japanese Alps.
Published February 26, 2013
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Tags: Day to day, design, fashion, furoshiki, product, shopping, street, sustainable, textiles, Tokyo
“#2 of our top ten treats for mums… A silk-cotton furoshiki cloth to wear as a scarf, tie into a spring-time bag (below) and plenty more ideas in store. Don’t forget – use code LOVE10 for a special 10% off until 8th March.”
Published August 4, 2010
design , Japan , textiles , works
Tags: Cocca, competition, design, exhibition, Japan, textiles, Tokyo
Photos from www.cocca.ne.jp.
Recently I sent some work to Tokyo, to my favourite printed textile store, cocca. They were inviting work for a summer competition: ‘Print Textile Festival of cocca 2010’. I feel very excited and honoured to discover that I have been awarded two prizes for my work – a Jury Prize, selected by Eguti Hiroshi (representative of a bookshop UTRECHT in Nakameguro) and cocca Special Prize “seeing Japan from abroad”.
There will be an exhibition, from Tuesday 24 to Sunday 29 of August, displaying the prize winners works at their shop in Daikanyama. If you’re in Tokyo please check it out!
Special thanks to my friend Jun for helping me out with translating all correspondence. x
Published August 2, 2010
design , green , Japan , LINK , product , textiles , works
Tags: Day to day, design, fashion, furoshiki, Japan, pattern, print, product, sustainable, textiles, Tokyo
After lots of work, we are very excited to officially announce the launch of our limited edition furoshiki!
Two original designs, hand-printed in Japan on 100% cotton. Please take a look at our site: http://thelinkcollective.com/.
Recently I’ve been very busy working on a new project that we’ve named ‘LINK’.
Established with a good friend in Tokyo, LINK is a collective that produces collaborative textiles and design from around the world. With so many things to prepare and consider, while juggling work and our busy lives as parents, it’s been a long time coming …
but finally, very soon, LINK’s first product will be available – our limited edition furoshiki (traditional Japanese wrapping cloth) in two designs – one design by Hennie Haworth (a British illustrator) and the other is by me!
We will soon announce the launch of our new website showing when and where you can find our furoshiki, in the meantime please join LINK on facebook for updates!