I stumbled onto Japanese designer Hidenobu Yasui’s website and what I found interesting is the self-description of the word ‘Shokunin’ which translates to “specialist”.
“When I produce my work, as a Japanese ‘shokunin’, I am passionate about opening up new ways to perceive the world with sense of Japanese beauty, honor, and sensitivity that are passed on from the past.” To read more, go here.
Here are some images from the 2008 collection, titled A Woman in the Wind
Here are some images from the 2007-8 collection, titled Body Movement.
♥ the alchemist
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