A couple of months ago, I got interviewed by Roostery and it was featured on their blog. Roostery is an unique home décor marketplace where you can select surface designs and create your own housewares. … Read more
This MARI design was inspired by a shell but it also looks like a traditional Japanese ball TE-MARI so I named the pattern after it. Type: Surface pattern design Design: MARI Technique: Paper … Read more
I love MOO. The printing company offers excellent service and their “Printfinity” technology gives me pleasure to make things.
Yesterday I received an international parcel from Plus X – a leading design studio based in Seoul, Korea. Apart from brand designing they produce mobile accessories like iPhone cases, some of which carry my pattern … Read more
I almost always carry this little note pad with me and I write down ideas, thoughts, doodles, quotes, to-dos, shopping list, anything that come up to my mind. I even take it when I have … Read more
New home textile products are now on sale from Belle Maison. I designed “animal themed” patterns for the first time…!
I’ve been knitting mainly beanie hats recently and feel I’m getting good at it :) Learning to machine knit is such a slow process and I need a lot of patience but finished products make … Read more
I’ve been looking for nice colourways and thought, I could spend a whole day doing this. And I also tried knitting using one of those colour combinations but it ended up a disaster, which will … Read more
Last week I received a box full of colourful yarn to be added to my colour palette and for my experiment of new colourways. It’s so exciting to have a variety of colours and just … Read more
A new collection of knitted and printed cushion covers is available from my Etsy shop.
http://textilefabrics.jp/ I’ll participate in a textiles craft show in Machida, Tokyo this weekend. I’ll be there not as an exhibitor but speaking about my work and path to become a pattern designer in an interview … Read more
New curtain and covers are available from Belle Maison online shop. Photos: Senshukai