Wearable Art

Introducing furoshiki 包袱布(風呂敷)介紹

Tokyo Sakura Furoshiki by Hannah Waldron

Featuring Tokyo Sakura Furoshiki by Hannah Waldron 櫻花風呂敷

Furoshiki is a square piece of cloth or fabric traditionally used for gift-wrapping and transporting goods. The word "furoshiki (風呂敷)" refers to both the craft and the cloth itself, which is also known for its elegant hand-painted designs and delicate craft using exquisite materials.

This piece is designed by Hannah Waldron, a UK-based artist and designer specializing in designing and creating research-led unique printed and woven textiles that have an emphasis on storytelling.

"Arriving in Tokyo city in that magic time between night and day, our train meanders through a tetris like metropolis, we become enveloped in a world of blocks, but as we look more we begin to see the traces of times past. Windows appear to flicker on and off, as people come and go, the city that never sleeps welcomes us with its glow." - Hannah Waldron

包袱布是一張正方形的織物,傳統用作於包裝禮物或裝載物品。包袱布,日文為風呂敷,意思解作布料工藝,以高雅手繪設計和精緻工藝而聞名。

這件作品是由英國藝術家兼設計師Hannah Waldron設計,她設計的獨特圖案和編織紡織品著重於能夠帶出作品背後故事。

“在晝夜間到達東京市,火車蜿蜒地穿過像俄羅斯方塊般的大都市,我們被城市的高樓大廈包圍,隨著途經的街道,可見得歲月的痕跡。城市裏人們來來往往,家家户户的窗戶透出明亮的燈光,這座不夜城以它的光芒歡迎我們。”Hannah Waldron

The multi-use of furoshiki 包袱布的用途

Originating from Japan, furoshiki has served its multi-purpose use since the 17th century. Since then, the art has spread across the world and widely used as gifts, wearable art, and fashionable accessories to accompany the home and office space.

日本人從17世紀開始使用包袱布,它具有多種用途。及後,包袱布風靡全球,並且廣泛用作於送禮,時尚配飾,或作為家居和辦公室的藝術展示。

Wear your furoshiki 包袱布穿搭

Our contemporary designs give a modern edge to the traditional furoshiki, and look stunning as a scarf, belt, or bandana.

現代設計讓傳統的包袱布充滿時尚感,可用作圍巾,腰帶或頭巾配戴,更凸顯個人風格。

Wear your furoshiki


Turn it into a bag 可裝載物品的袋子

You can easily convert your furoshiki into a simple shoulder bag with any bag straps or hoops — ideal for lightweight travels, or in those unexpected moments when you need an extra bag. 

你能夠輕鬆地把包袱布變成一個簡單的單肩包,方便日常使用。

Turn your Furoshiki into a bag

 

Hang it in the home 家居掛飾

Turn your furoshiki into a beautiful artwork by hanging it with a display pole.

讓你的包袱布成為一件獨特精緻的家居掛飾。

Beautify your space with furoshiki tapestry


Learn how to wrap 學習如何包裝禮物

The Japanese have perfected the art of wrapping furoshiki for over 400 years. You can use one of the many traditional techniques to elegantly wrap anything from books to bottles and make any gift extra special.

自400多年來,日本人經已精於用包袱布包裝東西。你也可以嘗試使用不同的方式把書或瓶子等任何東西包裝起來,讓禮物變得更獨一無二。

How to wrap using Furoshiki

Why multi-use matters 多用途的重要性

To further emphasize on mimi mono's focus on art with lifestyle, the great thing about furoshiki is that they can be used in so many ways; they spend less time in your closet, and more time in use. We always encourage skin and planet friendly use of resources, and it helps you declutter your life a little bit too. Find out more about our sustainability project here.

為了强調奈美良一著重藝術與生活的關係,包袱布正展示出它在日常生活中的多用途,為生活增添一點藝術氣色。更多關於我們可持續發展的計畫 這裡

The art and purpose of furoshiki has been appreciated by so many around the world. Check out the available designs by different artists in our lifestyle collection.

包袱皮的藝術已被世界各地的人們欣賞。在我們的配飾精品系列,查看更多不同設計師的設計

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