Chikako TANAKA creates colorful accessories made of washi (a Japanese type of paper with lots of colors and various prints) and tsunami zaiku (folded fabric). She harmoniously combines traditional and modern patterns, and has been participating in various events where she had to design crafts that could be core ona daily basis.
This year, she will come to the festival to make you discover her work at the WABI SABI area alongside many craftsmen eager to show you the wealth of Japanese folklore!
Find Chikako TANAKA's creations on ameblo.jp/machu-wash
A word on the art of clothing and accessories
Traditional Japanese accessories and clothes have been seducing the world for years. Kimono, purses, jewels, brooches, they are all loved for their bright colors, their sophisticated patterns, or their high manufacturing quality. Thanks to craftsmen's meticulous work, these creations are easily wearable and have become an essential element for all fashion lovers.