Inspiration for these distinctive pieces comes from the inherent beauty of the textiles themselves. Daily interaction with Tokyo, this most visually rich city where there is such a long tradition of design and desire to create beauty, inspires me continually to create.

Textiles and Techniques

Indian block printed silks and cottons.

Indonesian hand drawn (tulis) or block stamped (cap)

batik cotton sarongs.

Cambodian hand woven silk.

Chinese blue and white cotton patterned using batik,

shibori (tie dye) or stenciled resist techniques.

Burmese cotton blend woven longyi (sarongs).

Thai hand woven silk and cotton.

Japanese silks and cottons reclaimed from old obi and kimono.

Japanese traditional woven cords.

Japanese machine woven country style cottons.

Created from the cloth of Asia