I found THE solution (well-almost) to my packing woes-as I anticipate another long voyage across the Pacific. It’s ORISHIKI. A hybrid word taken from origami, the Japanese art of folding paper, and furoshiki, the typically square fabric used for wrapping objects, this design by Naoki Kawamoto is literally “”out of the box”.  A 2-D design…

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The other day I went to my friend Yuko Moriki’s shop Pure;  she had a trunk show for an artist named, Hisae Nagai, who does custom knitted apparel.  Ms. Nagai studied in London at the Chelsea College of Art & Design and also in India.   Her company name is  “Veero”,  which is a name of…

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