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2015.06.29 (mon)

Mosaicodigitale x SHIMA-SHIMA, Gravina, Italy

Mosaicodigitale x SHIMA-SHIMA,  Gravina, Italy
Mosaicodigitale is an award-winning resin-tile product, made in Gravina, a town that is near Matera, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Mr Salvatore Pepe, president and owner of Mosaicodigitale, is very enthusiastic about the collaboration between his company and SHIMA-SHIMA. Prototypes of the tiles were shown at the SHIMA-SHIMA show at Isetan this March, after which production samples were shown at Interior LifeStyle Show in June. Mosaicodig [...]

2015.06.29 (mon)

Interior Lifestyle Show, June 10~12, Tokyo

Interior Lifestyle Show,  June 10~12,  Tokyo
This year, SHIMA-SHIMA presented a new line of fabrics and products. Also featured were the Hans Wegner “Circle Chair’ from Denmark, and a collection of Mosaicodigitale resin-tiles made in Italy, printed with SHIMA-SHIMA fabric designs. The Circle Chair and Mosaicodigitale tiles can be custom-ordered though Kokura Creation. The other products are readily available through our shops and internet site. http://shima-shima.jp/en/about [...]

2015.06.29 (mon)

Borseggi’s handmade notebook, Milano

Borseggi’s handmade notebook, Milano
Borseggi works with a community of disabled persons, who make hand-made notebooks covered in beautiful Italian paper. This time, they used SHIMA-SHIMA fabric, adding a ribbon-tie to secure the book. Dimensions: 15 x 10.5 x 1 cm Click below to see photos of how the notebooks are made: http://www.piamartaservizi.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=90&Itemid=209 Kyoko Milano, June 29, 2015

2015.06.29 (mon)

Borseggi Event at Serra, Milano

Borseggi Event at Serra, Milano
May 10th was a warm and sunny Sunday, and Borseggi participated in an outdoor event at Serra Comunitaria, in the Naviglio area of Milano. There were various organisations that offered foods, plants, paintings, textile-printing activities, as well as live music. Borseggi sold hand-sewn bags and aprons, that were made by inmates at Opera Prison in Milano. Included in their collection were bags made of SHIMA-SHIMA fabric that Kokura Creation ha [...]

2015.06.29 (mon)

Bagatti Valsecchi~ Fuori Orticola Event

Bagatti Valsecchi~ Fuori Orticola Event
On May 9th, Bagatti Valsecchi Museum hosted the Fuori Orticola event, with EXPO Chef-Ambassador Davide Oldani, who spoke about how to use fresh herbs. Borseggi provided hand-sewn bags filled with herb plants. The beautiful 19th century salon was filled with visitors who were interested in learning about Chef Oldani’s thoughts on cooking. In particular, all were surprised to learn that one should use plain water to prepare risotto, not broth [...]

2015.06.29 (mon)

Prosecco bags

Prosecco bags
I decided to design some bags that could be used to carry prosecco bottles. Made of sturdy denim, with pockets in SHIMA-SHIMA fabric, they are perfect for the summer picnics in the countryside. Of course, they are quite versatile, and can be used as casual shoulder town-bags. Kyoko Milano, May 09, 2015