Tange Yusuke – Kimono Meets the Art World

A childhood spent around kimono-dyeing cultivates an innate knowledge  Tange Yusuke has been around kimono for a while now. Growing up in his Father’s kimono dyeing studio as a child means that Tange now feels his knowledge is innate; textile dyeing is in his blood. Tange’s works are striking and bright, often depicting seasonal Japanese … More Tange Yusuke – Kimono Meets the Art World

Yassy Fujimoto – seeking the true expression of batik dyeing in Kyoto

Batik meets Kimono – seeking the true expression of batik dyeing in Kyoto. I had the pleasure of meeting with batik artist Yassy Fujimoto this week . Yassy’s explorations with Indonesian batik dyeing and producing silk kimono are a beautiful expression of cross-cultural influence and exchange. Yassy told us all about her process and ideas … More Yassy Fujimoto – seeking the true expression of batik dyeing in Kyoto