AUTUMN WINTER 2018

FROM NATURAL MINERALS

All things on Earth derive from geological strata,
formed by minute particles falling to Earth, dissolving, and solidifying.
Around 4,400 types of primeval minerals are said to exist in nature.
Beautiful crystals born of nature stimulate the organic powers of our imagination.

This season, the colors and textures of rocks and mineral compositions from earth’s layers are reconstructed in multicolored patterns and given shape as textiles and forms.

Pyrite, whose crystals naturally occur in cuboidal forms that look as if they were artificially cut, have inspired checkered weaves that seem to float in air.

The colorful, prism-like laminae of the mineral olivine are recreated in delicate embroidery on tulle fabric, upon which various colored prints are
layered, giving the pieces spatial volume.

Chrysanthemum stone, drawn boldly in paintbrush, is woven in a warm jacquard, interwoven with wool.

With the wild, expressive geological strata as our inspiration,
this collection embodies the dream of a return to nature.

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