SIWA 紙和 by Naoto Fukasawa x ONAO Japanese Dark Grey-Black Lunch Tote Bag Brand new with tag MADE IN JAPAN $45 The Siwa collection is a collaborative project between world famous designer Naoto Fukasawa and Japanese Washi paper maker ONAO. Located in Ichikawamisato, Yamanashi ONAO have a history spanning 1000's of years. Over the centuries the company have perfected the art of washi paper, enabling them to create material that is both water and tear proof whilst being able to harness heavy loads with ease. The remarkable aspect is the paper itself, developed by ONAO, which doesn't rip, is highly water-resistant and can carry heavy loads (tested for up to 10 kgs/ 22 lbs). SIWA, pronounced shiwa, means wrinkle in Japanese and is also a play on the word for washi, the traditional Japanese paper for which Onao is known. ONAO is a family run company, with more than 150 years of papermaking history. Based in Yamanishi, a rural area near Mt. Fuji, Onao still operates Japan's oldest paper machine where the paper is cut off the wheel by hand. Dimensions: H18cm x W29cm × D9cm Materials: Soft Naoron Soft Naoron is a paper developed from wood pulp and polyolefin utilizing the washi-suki paper manufacturing method. It is soft and flexible, highly water-resistant and does not tear easily. Soft Naoron does not emit noxious fumes when burned. TAGS sport duffel bags pouch case purse totebag backpack sling carry hershel crumpler samsonite cardin braun buffel work office lunch bag handbag longchamp le pliage clutch backpack folder sleeve hand sleeve hand harrods braun buffel kiehl's clinique lancome laneige body face
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