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Washi as interior decoration, wa-no-kami

photo: Yoshiyuki Mori

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Kyoto Women's University, Lifestyle Design Laboratory

Handmade Japanese paper, known as ‘washi’, lends a room a gentle ambience as light passes through paper-covered sliding doors.
Today ‘paper’ usually makes us think of books or sheets for writing, but in this picture we see a room whose walls, floor and windows are covered with hand-made paper fittings.

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  • Title: Washi as interior decoration, wa-no-kami
  • Creator: photo: Yoshiyuki Mori
  • Location: Shinoda-cho, Ayabe‐shi, Kyoto, Japan
  • Subject Keywords: wanokami, Japanese Paper
  • Rights: © Yoshiyuki Mori
  • Medium: Paper, Japanese Paper, Papermaking

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