Katsuji Wakisaka: Japanese Textile Designer

Katsuji Wakisaka: Japanese Textile Designer

In stock (50 items available)
Katsuji Wakisaka started his career as the first Japanese designer to work for Marimekko, the Finnish textile company, in 1968. Surrounded by the beautiful natural world of Finland, he developed an aesthetic of organic shapes and bold colours. After coming back to Japan in 1980s, he started SOUSOU, an apparel brand whose projects are based on Japanese tradition. This publication collects his designs both with Marimekko and SOUSOU.
ISBN 9784756242686. Pie Books.
available
  • $43.50
Qty:  
  • SKU
    9784756242686
Katsuji Wakisaka started his career as the first Japanese designer to work for Marimekko, the Finnish textile company, in 1968. Surrounded by the beautiful natural world of Finland, he developed an aesthetic of organic shapes and bold colours. After coming back to Japan in 1980s, he started SOUSOU, an apparel brand whose projects are based on Japanese tradition. This publication collects his designs both with Marimekko and SOUSOU.
  • Subtitle
    Marimekko, Sou.Sou and 10,000 postcards to his wife
  • Publisher
    Pie Books
  • Release
    October 2012
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    192 pages. full colour. 21 x 14.8 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    in stock
  • Status for Website
    available
  • Date added
    October 2012