Furoshiki is a Japanese wrapping fabric used to transport gifts and objects that has become a proper Art over the centuries. On the occasion of Milan design week, the Tokyo Imagine exhibition guested top designers that have been called to pay homage to this tradition with their own style and creativity. www.tdwa.com
Airside Nippon, Okushita Kazuhiko, Toshiyuki Kita, Jun Oson, Karim Rashid, Marcel Wanders and Kashiwa Sato; these are just some of the names that join this Contemporary Furoshiki Project.
TOKYO IMAGINE is a format by Tokyo Designers Week that showcases creativity and technology of the Japanese capital applied to design, art, avant-garde fashion, music, media art and food.
Organized by Design Association NPO, Tokyo Designers Week, will tour around the planet connecting with more than 60 Design Weeks in the world.
Images: courtesy of TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK / TOKYO IMAGINE