World Shibori Network

Celebrating the visual languages of PEOPLE, COMMUNITY, CULTURE, and ENVIRONMENT through the global practice of resist-dye traditions and innovations

Shibori in the News!

Photo courtesy of Suzusan e. K.

Photo courtesy of Suzusan e. K.

We have just received a wonderful article, written by Katherine Roth of Associated Press, titled Shibori: an Ancient Art Now Revamped and Revisited. The piece discusses how shibori is influencing contemporary designers at both a small and large scale in both the fashion and interior design world. From i-phone cases to duvet covers we are beginning to see shibori in all corners of the consumer marketplace. She discusses how the “revamping” and “revisiting” of shibori and it’s “slow movement” is important to it’s survival in today’s world of design and culture. We are happy to see that World Shibori Network and was mentioned in the article, and our founder, Yoshiko I. Wada contributed several statements of her insight.

The article is a great dialogue about the practice of shibori in today’s world through fashion and design. We encourage you to read on!

Read the article here. A big thank you to Kathleen Roth!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on February 4, 2014 by .
%d bloggers like this: