Concrete and Roses

April 2010

Crafting Memories of Japan

Japan is the land of the perpetually rising modern, yet its traditional crafts are taking on contemporary guises to preserve the collective memories of the country’s culture. From the Imabari Towel Brand to artisans employing famed katagami techniques, can design’s active sense of history save the day?
One of the local artisans perforates and carves the special paper employed in the precise beauty of the katagami technique
This article appeared in DAM24. Order your personal copy.