Monday, August 22, 2011
FUROSHIKI - Chic and versatile wrapping cloth.
Do you know Furoshiki?
Furoshiki is a piece of printed fabric that can be used for so many ways. It's generally and traditionally used for wrapping and carrying things in Japan, but this unique and stylish design furoshiki cloths that are now available from UGUiSU online shop would work great as table cloth, picnic mat, scarf, or as a carrying bag using simple furoshiki folding techniques.
There are 2 lovely design Furoshiki cloths available, which had been designed by 2 wonderful British artist, London-based illustrator Hennie Haworth and LA-based graphic designer Lucinda Newton-Dunn. (Handprinted in Tokyo) Please visit UGUiSU online store for product details.
There are so many amazing folding techniques for using Furoshiki, you can see numbers of HOW-TOs here. Also have a look at these videos for folding furoshiki in some cool ways!
LINK furoshiki available at UGUiSU.
Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth - LINK x Hennie Haworth
Furoshiki Wrapping Cloth - LINK x Lucinda Newton-Dunn