Furoshiki (pronounced fu-ro-shki) is a unique yet quintessential Japanese wrapping cloth. The beauty of the furoshiki is in its versatility...use it to gift wrap a present, carry bottles of wine to a dinner party, tie it into a handbag or wear it a scarf...one simple and beautiful piece of cloth, and the list is endless. You decide! Want to learn how to tie furoshiki? Watch HERE
Hand silk screen printed onto silk cotton at a small factory, just outside of Tokyo, Japan. Mustard yellow with dark petrol blue.
Designed by British designer Hannah Waldron for Link Collective.
Designer Hannah Waldron comments on her inspiration: "This design is about the journey out of a city, specifically London. It is an observation of the city’s varying pace, spacing and architecture, and the need one feels to escape beyond the city’s boundaries to nature every once in a while. After creating the design, I discovered that the spiral motif in traditional japanese art signifies luck, which feels serendipitous. I like the idea of carrying things around wrapped in ideas of adventure and hope for the future."
Listen to Kyoko (Link's founder) and Hannah talk about furoshiki at a recent Pecha Kucha event in Tokyo HERE