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Make Aizen Warm with Mr. Shinada of NORABI



Make Aizen Warm

At the sushi restaurant that is doing the interior design, I proposed to use the warmth as the axis of the design. Since it's Yokohama, I've been thinking about how to make a strange blue warmth after getting the consent by making the warmth blue. Meanwhile, there was a person who happened to be indigo dyeing to an acquaintance of Kairai, the first employee of Kobayashi Shoten. Good job! !! First of all, when I went to see him and listened to him, it seemed to be interesting, so I decided to try it. On that day, I said that I would call him if I could get the budget.


Mr. Shinada of NORABI

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About a month after that, the construction cost was finally decided due to twists and turns, and I managed to get the budget for Aizen Warm. So, I immediately contacted the person I met the other day. This person is Ayaki Shinada, a former professional soccer player who is now making a studio called NORABI and doing indigo dyeing. The point of view was interesting from the first time I met him. He says he arrived at Aizen because of environmental problems. Moreover, she wanted to go to Aizen as an art, so he said BIO ART. Indigo dyeing also has a dyeing method that uses chemicals (easy?) And a traditional dyeing method (difficult?), And Mr. Shinada chooses the latter dyeing method. This dyeing method is called Honken Masa Aizen, and I was told that it is an eco-friendly indigo dye that does not use any chemicals. No way, he didn't think he would talk about Aizen and talk about SDGs.


From phone to Ichinomiya

She called and told her to set a budget and do whatever she wanted, and she decided to make an art-making warmth. Mr. Shinada is also an artist.


She will bring the dough and she will go to Ichinomiya. It was a disaster-grade hot day, but she never came because she wanted to make Aizen's warmth. Cut the linen cloth that you received from Mr. Aoto the day before into the size of a warm sardine and bring it with you. I was concerned about the number of sheets, but it seems that the price of Aizen is determined by the weight. The estimate was the unit price for each sheet.


Arrived at Aizen Kobo

When I arrived at Ichinomiya, a cat welcomed me. She looks like a stray cat, but she is familiar and cute. It is unlikely that stray cats are rooted in human activities in Tokyo, but I thought it was a good sight. Does a cat look good on the old-fashioned activity of Aizen? The name is Tama-chan.


Do you drink coffee? And brewed coffee. It's been a while since I've had coffee in the morning. She said that it was her daily routine to brew coffee because she had lived abroad for a long time.


She lives in Tokyo, but she longs for life in such a place. Maybe it's very inconvenient and difficult, but I think there are many things that people shouldn't forget. It's too easy to let go.


To the main subject

To the story of Aizen, the main subject. When I showed the cloth, I was told that I had to remove the glue, but Mr. Aodo told me that I could dye it as it is, so I told him that. The result may be different depending on the details like this. By the way, it seems better to boil and remove the glue. However, it seems that it will take time.


Aizen says he can dye, but he doesn't dye the cloth. It adheres to the fibers and turns blue. When I talked with Mr. Aodo the other day, he said that, so I asked Mr. Shinada as it was. Then, I was told that the blue particles and the cloth particles would join hands at the cellular level by chemical bonding. I can't imagine it, but it's not dyed but adhered. Moreover, it seems that the color does not fade easily because the cells bind to each other. I found the origin of the mysterious word "BIO ART" by Mr. Shinada.


To the main subject

To the story of Aizen, the main subject. When I showed the cloth, I was told that I had to remove the glue, but Mr. Aodo told me that I could dye it as it is, so I told him that. The result May be different depending on the details like this. By the way, it seems better to boil and remove the glue. However, it seems that it will take time.


Aizen says he can dye, but he doesn't dye the cloth. It adheres to the fibers and turns blue. When I talked with Mr. Aodo the other day, he said that, so I asked Mr. Shinada as it was. Then I could't imagine it, but it's not dyed but adhered. Moreover, it seems that the color does not fade easily because the, I was told that the blue particles and the cloth particles would join hands at the cellular level by chemical bonding. cells bind to each other. I found the origin of the mysterious word "BIO ART" by Mr. Shinada.


What kind of indigo dyeing warmth do you want?

Today's main. What kind of indigo dyeing warmth do you want? Was discussed. I showed the drawings and the perspective to convey the concept of the store. Create a halle stage in a large concrete box on a fair day. Aiming for the stage of Halle in the cave. Among them, I also tell you that the warmth of Aizen warmth is the axis of the design. He told me that he wanted this shop to make warmth to decorate the art. I talked about this lightly on the phone, but he said that he was quite enthusiastic about being an art work and already had an image. This can be expected.


Just in case, do you have any similar patterns to convey the image to the owner? I asked. It's not perfect, but he showed me something like this. Honken Masa Aizen tends to be a little lighter than the indigo color that everyone knows. The color of indigo dye that many people imagine is called winning color, and it is a color that can only be dyed many times. It is the color that samurai and merchants liked to use during the Kamakura period. By the way, it is also the brand color of Kobayashi Shoten. Winning color. It's a good name.


The indigo dye that I was shown was a light blue color with gradations and patterns, and it made me think that it would be a wonderful shop if I could make such an indigo dye. Using the old-fashioned technique called Honken Masa Aizen, we create art that can be used in modern times. How to keep old things in a shape that fits the present age? After all, I want to keep natural things, manual things, and old-fashioned things. I was impressed by Mr. Shinada, who continues to do this work soberly in the present age when it is too easy to let go. I would be happy if I could get a lot of feedback from this shop. For that reason, I thought I should do my best to build a store.


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