Japanese Version

In Layering

Sukesuke is all in how things show through. NUNO inserts small, light objects between layers of sheer silk organdy to accentuate the translucency. This is much more laborious than it sounds:…

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Nuno Heat Shrinking

Nuno Textiles, one of the world's premiere textile designer, speaks about their Heat Shrinking process:  A major synthetics manufacturer recently developed a new polyvinylchloride with enhanced heat-reactive properties. Boasting a…

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Slit Yarn

NUNO Textile Design Studio presents "suke suke" fabrics,  by weaving sliced strips of metal with conventional yarns to create a shimmery mirage. Japanese Weavers have traditionally used metallic foils in…

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NUNO presents!

NUNO presents!

SUKE SUKE : The Emperor's New Fabrics with Cirrus silk, salt shrinking  Internationally renowned NUNO textile design studio presents:  ULTRA-SHEER, filmy wisps of transparency. By definition, sukesuke fabrics all have…

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Weaving Masterpieces

Weaving Masterpieces

Koho Tatsumura Nishiki Weaving for the 21st Century. Japanese weaving is so intricate and thus so stunningly beautiful that experts worldwide have come to both describe it and distinguish it from ordinary brocade simply by using its Japanese name, Nishiki (pronounced as in knee-she-key.)

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