Nakajima Takeshi – Bridging the Hand-made with Design

In a concrete apartment block alongside the Katsura river in Kyoto, you might be surprised to find a dyer at work under fluoros – at nights and after work, Nakajima Takeshi is making his own mark, dyeing Hikizome (brush-dyed) textiles. Adjacent to a stylish living area that attests to a love of design and western … More Nakajima Takeshi – Bridging the Hand-made with Design

Takeshi Nakajima – Bringing hand-dyed textiles into daily life with Hikizome

The world is a small place. You realise this even more so when someone on the other side of the world echoes your own point of view and shares the same struggles and questions. Takeshi Nakajima comes from a background in Graphic Design but wanted to make something tangible by hand. Through trial and error, … More Takeshi Nakajima – Bringing hand-dyed textiles into daily life with Hikizome