Textile Design

Friday Inspiration. Boro, The Fabric of Life.

Located in West Centeral France Domaine de Boisbuchet holds a summer exhibit related to design and architecture. This years show “The Fabric of Life” focused on Boro the art of traditional Japanese patchwork textiles. If you happen to be traveling to France, you can see the exhibit first hand through September 15th.

“The Fabric of Life” comprises approximately 50 pieces that is composed of a collection of ingeniously repaired futon covers, kimonos, work garments, and other hand made, household textiles. These items were created by Japanese peasants between 1850 and 1950 using leftover, indigo dyed cotton.