Furoshiki 48cm | COCHAE beckoning cat kohaku

180 kr
Furoshiki for gift / lunchbox wrapping
COCHAE designed this series of furoshiki with Japanese lucky charm (happy motif) printings. It is designed so you can enjoy both wrapping and unwrapping the furoshiki. The face that is seen changes depending on your way of wrapping. This series brings a smile to everyday life with a playful Japanese spirit.

size | 48 x 48cm
material | 100% cotton
Made in Japan

Design unit Jikuhara Yosuke and Miki Takeda work on the theme of “playing with play”. In 2003, in the classic world of origami, they produced graphic origami with key words “origami is more pop!” Currently they are conducting a wide range of design activities including designing with a new viewpoint, development of toys, workshops at museums and the like. Origami puzzle “Funny face card” won the Good Design Award 2008. Since 2008, he is a part-time lecturer at Kyoto Art and Design University. The origin of cochae (quotient) is cited from the traditional folk song “Okayama drum song (Cochaebushi)” of Okayama prefecture where he is from. The word “Kacha-e, Kacha - e” is a slang word popular in the Tenpo era and is a musical accompaniment word with multiple meanings such as “Please come here” and “This is good”.

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