Japanese design studio A.P.Works playfully mimics the imagery of Albert Einstein's space-time fabric theory with this mind-bending placemat. By warping the grid pattern, the trick mat creates the illusion that the plate and silverware are weighing down the placemat's seemingly elastic surface, in the same way that planets and stars distort the plane of space-time.

Japanese design studio A.Works playfully mimics the imagery of Albert Einstein's space-time fabric theory with this mind-bending placemat. By warping the grid pattern, the trick mat creates the illusion that the plate and silverware are weighing down th

Japanese Indigo Boro. Japan's mended and patched textiles are referred to as…

/ japanese indigo boro / mended and patched textiles are referred to as boro / usually sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century diverse rags and patches of indigo dyed cotton /

INDIGO SHIBORI NOREN, BANGASA (PARASOL):

This is a lovely cotton noren, indigo dyed with shibori decoration. The design is of bangasa, Japanese parasol.

The indigo color wheel.

Cyanometer – Invented by Horace-Bénédict de Saussure and Alexander von Humboldt. This instrument measures the blueness of the sky. The blueness of the atmosphere indicates transparency and the amount of water vapour.

magnificent Japanese ‘mino’ shibori yukata: the shibori technique is called that because it mimics a mino, or Japanese rain cape.

This is a beautiful Korean pojagi suspended in front of a magnificent Japanese ‘mino’ shibori yukata: the shibori technique is called that because it mimics a mino, or Japanese rain cape.

Shibori / Natural Indigo Dye / Aizome Hand dyed natural indigo Shibori Noren; Japanese tapestry, wall hanging by Little m Blue.

Shibori / Natural Indigo Dye / Aizome Hand dyed natural indigo Shibori Noren; Japanese tapestry, wall hanging by Little m Blue.

金沢・尾張町の壽屋さんの暖簾

『金沢旅行ー金澤町家料亭 壽屋ー』

山田繊維 両面風呂敷 伊佐文様 三巾 菊(アカ/セイジ)

山田繊維 両面風呂敷 伊佐文様 三巾 菊(アカ/セイジ)

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