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MILESTONES – Designs in the Void exhibition

MILESTONES – Designs in the Void exhibition

We are pleased to announce that Hosoo Co., Ltd. will take part in the Milestones – Designs in the Void exhibition from April 23rd, 2022 at the Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design.

The exhibition focuses on the designs in the “void” of over 20,000 obi sketches owned by Hosoo in Nishijin, Kyoto.

Shinichiro Yoshida The existence of white exhibition

Shinichiro Yoshida The existence of white exhibition

Together with Shinichiro Yoshida, an artist, collector, and researcher of natural fabrics, the works of the current exhibition White were finally completed after 40 years of exploration of his own roots and thecontinuation of his asa-fu (hemp and ramie fabrics) collection.

This exhibition is composed of the hemp fabrics weaved around 200 years ago from his vast collection of old natural fabrics.Through this exhibition, we hope that visitors will be able to appreciate the challenges and difficulties with observing objects that Shinichiro Yoshida has experienced during his 40-year asa-fu journey.We look forward to welcoming you.

“Ambient Weaving” exhibition 17 April to 18 July 2021

“Ambient Weaving” exhibition 17 April to 18 July 2021

Hosoo Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that Hosoo Gallery will hold the Ambient Weaving exhibition from April 17th to July 18th 2021.

This exhibition will showcase several research prototypes, which include color changes in the textile affected by external temperatures to textiles that harden under ultraviolet light. In addition to the aim of innovative design, this collaborative research project has recently accelerated the revolution of textile function- ality. The challenge was to find compatibility between function and design of textiles, when developing design possibilities using new functions.

Quasicrystal – in search of textiles through code

Quasicrystal – in search of textiles through code

HOSOO Co., Ltd. has formed Hosoo Studies, a R&D department that conducts multifaceted projects with a modern perspective based on the continuous “relationship between human beings and textiles” since ancient times.

We are proud to showcase the outcomes for the first Hosoo Studies R&D project Quasicrystal – in search of textiles through code exhibition at Hosoo Gallery.

HOSOO FLAGSHIP STORE Grand Open

HOSOO GALLERY COLORTAGE Exhibition

The first artist in residence project by HOSOO Co., Ltd., a long-established Nishijin textile company, presents the Colortage exhibition to showcase the works by Dutch textile designer, Mae Engelgeer. The exhibition will be held at HOSOO GALLERY from Friday December 20th 2019 to Saturday April 11th 2020.

HOSOO FLAGSHIP STORE Grand Open

HOSOO FLAGSHIP STORE Grand Open

On September 2nd, HOSOO Co., Ltd. (Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto city) opened the doors to the HOSOO FLAGSHIP STORE, housing our collection of high-quality textiles produced with traditional Nishijin weaving technology and technique for the international luxury market.

HOSOO RESIDENCE opening July 12, 2017

THE STORY OF JAPANESE TEXTILES

HOSOO is pleased to present a collaborative exhibition, THE STORY OF JAPANESE TEXTILES, at MIKIMOTO Ginza 4-chome Main Store 7F Mikimoto Hall.

HOSOO RESIDENCE opening July 12, 2017

HOSOO RESIDENCE opening July 12, 2017

Hosoo is delighted to announce the opening of HOSOO RESIDENCE on the 12th of July, 2017.
It will be located in Karasuma-oike, nestled deep within the alleyways of old urban Kyoto.

GO ON x Panasonic Exhibiting at Salone del Mobile 2017

GO ON × Panasonic Exhibiting at Salone del Mobile 2017

For this year’s Salone del Mobile, HOSOO is delighted to announce the presentation of the collaborative exhibition “Electronics Meets Crafts:”, hosted by GO ON × Panasonic Design.

Introducing Prologue by HOSOO Salone del Mobile 2016

DavidLynch meets HOSOO

HOSOO is excited to announce its coming exhibition at the ‘Eye of Gyre’ in Omotesando, where a new textile collection will be launched alongside the original artwork ‘SPIRAL’ by David Lynch.

Introducing Prologue by HOSOO Salone del Mobile 2016

Introducing Prologue by HOSOO Salone del Mobile 2016

For this year’s Salone del Mobile, HOSOO is excited to present the screen concept Prologue, alongside new textile collections and the launch of tangotango at Tatras showroom Milan.

HOSOO makes its mark in New York

HOSOO makes its mark in New York

HOSOO is excited to announce its exhibition and event at The National Arts Club in New York in May as well as its launch of new collections at Atelier Courbet.

HOSOO at the TATRAS Showroom during Salone del Mobile 2015

HOSOO at the TATRAS Showroom during Salone del Mobile 2015

For this year’s Salone del Mobile, HOSOO is excited to announce two events presented at the TATRAS Showroom in Zona Torrtona. One is a new down jacket from TATRAS made with Nishijin textile from HOSOO. Secondly HOSOO is exhibiting with Japan Handmade for their 'A Moment in Time’ installation.

Exhibition: Nishijin Sky

Exhibition: Nishijin Sky

HOSOO is pleased to announce their collaboration with American contemporary artist Teresita Fernández for the exhibition “Nishijin Sky” set to open on October 2, 2014 at the Kyoto University of Art & Design.

Japanese textile brand HOSOO is excited to announce its permanent showroom at Atelier Courbet in New York

HOSOO permanent showroom at Atelier Courbet in New York

Since October 2013, HOSOO has collaborated with Atelier Courbet in New York, which showcases and presents HOSOO fabrics to the discerning clientele of Atelier Courbet.
Following an extensive response, HOSOO and Atelier Courbet are now excited to announce their joint partnership in establishing a permanent showroom of HOSOO fabrics.

Opening of HOSOO pop-up showroom in New York

Opening of HOSOO pop-up showroom in New York

We are proud to announce our new partnership with Atelier Courbet in New York where HOSOO textiles will be presented from 4 October to 28 December 2013. Private opening reception on 4 October 2013 from 6pm - 9pm at Atelier Courbet, 177 Mott St. New York NY 10012.

HOSOO at ICFF

HOSOO at ICFF

Hot off the heels of Milan, HOSOO is excited to announce the launch of its novelties collection at ICFF in New York, May 18-21 2013

Wallpaper* Handmade 2013

Wallpaper* Handmade 2013

HOSOO is on show at Wallpaper* Handmade 2013 in Milan as part of the Japan Handmade initiative and in collaboration with OeO and Stellar Works.

HOSOO at Salone del Mobile 2013

HOSOO at Salone del Mobile 2013

HOSOO is excited to announce its highlight exhibitions during this year's Salone del Mobile in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen, Pal Zileri, Stellar Works, Japan Handmade and Sfera.

HOSOO fabrics for Miharayasuhiro AW13

HOSOO fabrics for Miharayasuhiro AW13

Designer, Mihara Yasuhiro's AW13 collection was shown under the arcades of the Palais Royal in Paris to the sound of traditional drumming. For this collection Mihara collaborated with HOSOO represented in subtle and tone-in-tone embroidery to full python-patterned suit.

HOSOO at Maison et Objet, January 2013

HOSOO at Maison et Objet, January 2013

HOSOO continues its international expansion and is excited to announce the launch of its novelties collection at Maison et Objet in Paris 18-22 january 2013 in collaboration with the Japan Handmade initiative.

HOSOO new showroom opening on 26th October 2012

HOSOO new showroom opening on 26th October 2012

HOSOO is excited to announce the opening of their new showroom in Kyoto in collaboration with STELLAR WORKS.

HOSOO nominated for the Danish Design Award 2012

HOSOO nominated for the Danish Design Award 2012

The Ultraviolet, Mesh and Collage fabrics designed by Danish design studio OeO has been nominated for the Danish Design Award 2012 in the Furniture & Textile category. The winners will be announced 27th September 2012.

HOSOO at Milan International Furniture Fair, April 2012

HOSOO at Milan International Furniture Fair, April 2012

On road for international expansion, HOSOO now presents their exclusive novelties collection at this year’s Milan International Furniture Fair as part of the STELLAR WORKS design universe, a contemporary design brand hailed for its cross-culturally inspired design universe and commitment to craftsmanship.

HOSOO fabrics for Miharayasuhiro AW12

HOSOO fabrics for Miharayasuhiro AW12

HOSOO is proud to announce its collaboration with Japanese fashion brand Miharayasuhiro for its AW12 men’s collection that was presented in Paris in January 2012.

HOSOO at Maison & Object, January 2012

HOSOO at Maison & Object, January 2012

HOSOO is excited to announce its novelties collection at Maison & Object in Paris, 20-24 January 2012.

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HOSOO is a Kyoto-based textile company founded in 1688 and specialised in superior quality fabrics for high-end interior design and fashion.

HOSOO’s history can be traced back to the Kyoto silk industry of the sixth century and the company is today widely acknowledged for its exceptional skills within traditional Japanese three-dimensional weaving techniques.