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Itajime and Fukuro-shibori dyeing collection

Apr 18, 2015 | NEWS 

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New items released.

Itajime and Fukuo-shibori dyeing collection made from hand-loomed choma fabric.

 

Itajime is a traditional Japanese dyeing method of making pattern by pressing cloth between wooden boards.

 

Center for COSMIC WONDER
5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Open 11am – 7pm | Closed on Wednesdays

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

 

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Kamino-hikarino-awa
Water Ceremony

Apr 07, 2015 | EVENT 

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Date: 26th April, 2015

Performance Time: 11:00 / 14:00 / 16:00

Place: Gallery Hakuden
Number of seats: 24 (8 seats for each performance)
Admission fee: Free

Prior booking essential. Apply in e-mail. (application deadline 15th April, 2015)
dokkatouyu@ybb.ne.jp

 

Gallery Hakuden

http://www.dokkatouyu.com

 

When applying, please note preferred time (chose from 11:00 / 14:00 / 16:00) with your name and contact address, telephone number.
In case of too many applications, we will hold a draw for place allocation.

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Art director:

COSMIC WONDER

Yukinori Maeda

Sumiko Ishii

Sekishu: Kogei Punks Sha
Hanto: Makito Shindo, Miyako Yasuda
Kamisuki-shi (Washi artisan): Takaharu Maeda

Kamikoromo (Paper kimono): COSMIC WONDER
Earthenware: Naoto Ishii
Woodwork: Masaru Kawai

Photography: Yurie Nagashima

Cine-film recording: Nobuhiro Shimura

Production: Gallery Hakuden, COSMIC WONDER

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Gourd patterned traditional Kurume-kasuri collection

Apr 05, 2015 | NEWS 

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New items released.

Gourd patterned traditional Kurume-kasuri collection.

Hand-loomed Kurume-kasuri textile. The deep blue indigo is produced by layers of dye using a traditional indigo pot.
The pattern of Kurume-kasuri is formed through many processes such as tie-dyeing and careful composition of the warp and woof by skilled hands.

 

Center for COSMIC WONDER
5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Open 11am – 7pm | Closed on Wednesdays

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

 

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Setta traditional Japanese sandals

Feb 28, 2015 | NEWS 

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New items from COSMIC WONDER 2015 Spring / Summer “Natural Breathing”

 

Setta traditional Japanese sandals
Braided with bamboo skin. Straps with hand-loomed choma. Cotton velveteen for the underside of straps.

 

Center for COSMIC WONDER
5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Open 11am – 7pm | Closed on Wednesdays

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

*Temporary closed from 24 March through 27 March

 

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COSMIC WONDER Natural Breathing
at Creatures of Comfort LA

Feb 26, 2015 | EVENT 

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Creatures of Comfort LA
7971 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90046
T. +1 323 655 7855

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A Wonderful Surprise

May 13, 2015 | COSMIC WONDER Free Press 
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  I’ve never liked industrial fashion nor synthetic fabrics. I always checked the labels telling what a piece of clothing is made of. However, during the last few years, I‘ve discovered another world entirely, fabrics manufactured without chemicals: organic cotton, ecologically produced wool; but also linen, hemp and alpaca. With these materials came my curiosity about the artisans who made them, people who spin, knit, weave, dye. I read some books on vegetable dyes and had an aesthetic jolt in discovering colors I hadn’t known until then. But I didn’t like the clothing produced by ecolog…[Read more]

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