Takafumi Arai
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Takafumi Arai

COUNTRY
Japan

CATEGORY
B

EDITION
2018 - Finalist

Handstitches

DESCRIPTION OF THE WORK

"Made with love" is the main theme of my shoe collection. They are completely hand made and each stitch has love and soul.Craftmanship and Love are part of my work philosophy and they are present in my collection, focusing on artisanal shoe making techniques.

INSPIRATION

You can find"craftsmanship" and "love" in my work.

MATERIALS USED

My mum reparis the daily life clothing of my family.She’s not specially good in terms of technique but always finds smarts solutions to repair our clothes.Each patch represents my mom’s love for me.