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Furoshiki | The simple wrapping square
Simple is kinda nice…
For all our love of feature rich bags, there’s times when the Ikea bag or a simple wrap forms the perfect carry aid.
So here’s a little look in to the timeless art of Furoshiki – that beautiful Japanese way to carry things using a simple fabric square.
After the jump…
The Japanese Ministry for the Environment launched Mottainai Furoshiki in 2006 as an initiative to reduce waste. This Furoshiki was the key message piece.
Furoshiki for many Japanese are like skate decks for many street artists – an amazing canvas to get creative on.
And then there’s the Furoshiki inspired products:
Yeah, that’s probably enough for now…
We’d love to know if you guys have any favourite tricks with Furoshiki inspiration?
To kick it off, the top photo is of my better half, carrying our BYO wine with a head scarf. When finished carrying, the scarf goes back around her hair.