Sakata Orimono

 Sakata san and his wife have really tried to develop new patterns with their textiles, which is by far the most time-consuming and risky part of being a weaver. Their designs are mostly used by clothing companies looking for that combination of tradition and innovation. We are given free run of the store room and they are very patient as we pull out endless rolls of cloth to see whether they can still be produced.

We really like finding designs which look very modern and abstract like our "Mado" drum-shaped shade but which are actually historic kimono patterns. The weaving factory is a short walk away from the office and is full of clattering looms all working to a traditional kohaba or kimono sleeve width which we have to get experimental with such as our "Amatsubu" inset cushion.

Traditional Cotton Kimono textiles from the Sakata workshop in Japan
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Yellow Squares Japanese Ceiling Pendant Light
Mado kasuri shade pendant lit
Mado Lamp Shade
From £52.00
Yellow Japanese Cotton Soft Pleated Lampshades
Green Cotton Japanese Pendant Lights
12" japanese Cotton Pendant (Unlit)
Amatsubu Lamp Shade
From £46.00
Sakata Gathered Lampshade Lit
Soft Blue Grey Japanese Pleated Lamp Shades
Light Blue Grey Japanese Cotton Lamp Shades
Sakata Crosshatch 12" Japanese Pendant
Green Square Gathered Empire Shades
Mado Indigo Gathered Shade Lit
Japanese Indigo Circles Square Cushion Main
Japanese Indigo Circles Cushion Main