Exhibition Collection

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To complement the exhibition MAKING NUNO Textile Innovation from Sudō Reikoa range of products including shawls, masks, accessories and books, is now available in The Shop. The textile items are made from fabrics designed and innovated by Nuno, many by the company's design director Sudō Reiko herself, and some have even been created using the processes being presented in the exhibition.

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Woollen shawls by Nuno

Alps shawl in black and white (Sold Out)
Glass Mosaic shawl in blue mix, £180.00 (Sold Out)
Alps shawl in burgundy and white, £180.00

Jacquard double weaving adds a gentle crêpe-like stretch to the long Alps shawl, made of soft, heat-retentive, fine Merino wool. The graphic pattern of lines is inspired by the Alps mountain range.

The beauty of variegated light reflecting off stained glass inspired this springy woollen shawl named Glass Mosaic. It is double-woven using low fluff, combed, fine Merino wool yarn, on a loom that typically weaves obi (a long decorative sash worn with a kimono).

Alps shawl dimensions: 200×45cm
100% Wool

Glass Mosaic shawl dimensions: 200×60cm
100% Wool

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Silk Ribbons Lines shawl by Nuno

£540.00

This textile focuses on the dyeing technique of kasuri, the Japanese form of what is often referred to as ikat. Nuno’s vision for this fabric was beams of light. Crafted by the Itoasobi workshop in Yosa-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, a workshop known for its innovative use of diverse materials and techniques, the textile uses 4mm-wide ribbon strings for both warp and weft which are hand-dyed using the kasuri technique.​ With a Jacquard loom, the balance of colour mixing can be checked visually while controlling the weaving structure. The artisans weave while making subtle adjustments to the colours of the fabric. Find out more about this fabric in our Story.​

Silk Ribbon Lines shawl dimensions: 200×38cm
100% Silk

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Papillon shawl by Nuno

Papillon shawl in black, red or blue, £288.00 each

This fabric was developed using the thread twisting expertise of the Tayuh Textile Industry manufacturers in Kyōtango, in Kyoto Prefecture. ​How much the threads are twisted, the direction they are twisted and the combination with the warp, highly influences the quality of the weave. The tightly twisted yarn has the effect of tightening the structure of the fabric. Periodically the crosswise weft skips over the lengthwise warp threads. This is called 'weft float'. When the skipped wefts are cut, the threads are released from the excessive twist like a butterfly spreading its wings. Find out more about this fabric in our Story.​

Papillon shawl dimensions: 200×38cm
100% Silk

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Stalagmite scarf by Nuno

£82.00

This fabric is manufactured in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture, using Nuno’s chemical lace embroidery technique. It involves using a large steering-wheel embroidery machine to stitch strips of polyester taffeta, in a lace-like design, on a base of polyvinyl alcohol, a water-soluble synthetic polymer. This is then immersed in water, removing the base and leaving behind a tracery of patterns. The method is adapted from a process developed in Germany at the end of the 19th century CE whereby designs were stitched on a silk base that was dissolved in a lye solution.​ The Stalagmite scarf is inspired by images of calcified rock formations and is a beautiful example of Nuno's ingenuity and innovation.

Stalagmite scarf dimensions: 160×40cm
100% Polyester

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Burnout Ball cushion cover by Nuno

Available in khaki, navy and white
Small (30x30cm), £83.50
Medium (45x45cm), £111.00

This fabric is woven with tightly twisted washi and silk yarns in both the warp and weft. The burnout technique is used to melt the silk to create a pattern, resulting in a translucent fabric. Using sophisticated silk textile technology, Miyashin, a textile workshop in Yosa-gun in Kyoto Prefecture, combines various types of yarns including polyester, nylon, cotton, linen and washi to create fabrics with a new look and texture. Find out more about the technique used to create Burnout Ball in our Story.

Material: Paper 63%, Silk 37%

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Kibiso Zori sandals by Nuno

Small (length 22cm), £100.80
Large (length 25cm), £138.60

Kibiso is the protective outer layer of silk cocoons typically discarded due to being too tough and crooked for industrial weaving. Driven by concerns with sustainability, manufacturing waste and recycling, Nuno works with weavers in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture to repurpose kibiso to create handmade Kibiso Zori sandals. The sandals are 100% silk, as they are made from kibiso, which contains amino acids with skin-softening properties.

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Japanese Textiles, by Sudō Reiko

Volumes 1–4, £9.00 each

A series in four volumes, published by MUJI BOOKS, introduces beautiful textiles. With many photographs and illustrations, the books explore not only the manufacturing processes but also the cultural and historical contexts of the production areas of each textile.

Volume 1: various types of kasuri (the Japanese form of what is often referred to as ikat) and Matsusaka cotton.
Volume 2: injection dyeing, needle punching, Kai silk, corduroy, and hand screen prints.
Volume 3: loose weave, studded embroidery, intarsia, velvet, and pleats.
Volume 4: screen printing, jacquard weaving, embroidered lace, loop weaving, and seal milling.

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Rhizomatiks: The Invisible Languages of Graphic Design book

£19.50

The book, published by DNP Art Communications, presents the work of Rhizomatiks, a production group of creators and engineers with various backgrounds such as design, art, architecture, mathematics, and engineering. The book title The Invisible Languages of Graphic Design is the title Rhizomatiks originally chose for their exhibition at ginza graphic gallery (ggg) in 2015, hinting at their "challenge-spirited stance toward convention".

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