NISHIJIN-ORI

An eye for design and beauty

An episode from the series SEARCH FOR MADE IN JAPAN

Format: HD
Duration: 30 ’
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Available versions: Japanese | English
Rights: Inflight Rights | Worldwide

Synopsis

Nishijin-ori is the most sophisticated fabrics for high-end interior and fashion design to be found in Japan. For over centuries, Kyoto's silk industry and thus Nishijin-ori thrived by meeting demands for royalties and aristocrats.

As culture surrounding Kimono evolves, a long-established textile house, Hosoo, is combining ancient weaving techniques with modern technology to create innovative fabrics at the forefront of the design and fashion scenes worldwide.