NIPPON Kichi - 日本吉

2007/9/26

髙橋欣也 Takahashi kinya Kinya Takahashi

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With its picturesque quality and its scientific technique, Yuzen dyeing is an art form unique to Japan.
Takahashitoku, an elite dyeing studio in Kyoto, has for 100 years produced Yuzen dyes for the prominent manufacturer, Chiso.
The Takahashitoku studio is trying to preserve and make relevant this traditional art form for modern uses. They dye dresses and jeans for Yoji Yomamoto, one of world’s top contemporary designers. They also collaborated with a celebrated young artist and created scrolls and screens of his compute graphics paintings. For public, they hold classes for to experience hand painted Yuzen for fun.
“Tradition and techniques need to be accepted by people in order to survive’, says Kinya Takahashi, director of the studio. “But then what makes them acceptable? This question is always on my mind.”

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address
717 Nijo-shinmachi, shinmachi-dori, nijo-agaru, tyukyo-ku, kyoto, Kyoto 604-0013
name
Takahashitoku Kinya Takahashi, Director
phone
075-211-1664
email
yds@takahashitoku.com
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http://www.takahashitoku.com/




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