Jun 30, 2022
In General Discussions
TAJIMI CUSTOM TILES" is a brand launched in 2020 in Tajimi, Gifu prefecture, one of Japan's largest tile producing areas. With the idea of "bespoke tiles", the brand brings together detailed communication and Tajimi techniques to create full custom tiles of original size, shape, color and texture for architects and designers. .. Designers Max Lamb, Lee Kang Ho, Ronan custom t shirts & Rwan Brulek will participate in this exhibition, and the installation will be held at Gallery Assab One, which was a former printing factory. The curator will be creative director David Grettori.Hosoo was founded in 1688 in Nishijin, Kyoto as a purveyor to large temples. "Heritage Nova", which was unveiled this time, is a collection that weaves the texture peculiar to the combination of silk and hemp in a three-dimensional expression with a complicated structure. The collection was inspired by Azabu, which was made in the 17th century, and aimed to create the unique atmosphere of old cloth as a modern Nishijin-ori. At the time of the exhibition, Masataka Hosoo, the creative director of the brand, commented as follows.