Hineri

A washi maker Yukari Sato, she collaborated with woodworker, and a 3D Modeler. The production of Hineri starts with building the delicate wooden frames which are jointed by 3D printed parts. A smooth surface is created with thin lines of threads and the paper-making process is repeated many times by dipping it into the water tank containing bark fiber of mulberry. The fiber spreads randomly between the threads and allows light to leak like sunlight shining through the tree leaves. Proposing a new approach to craftsmanship by combining traditional techniques with the latest technology.

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