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    An avid follower of Japanese design, Anna was taken by a kimono on display, its sleeves outstretched. She cut and repeated the garment’s shape, t… Read More
    An avid follower of Japanese design, Anna was taken by a kimono on display, its sleeves outstretched. She cut and repeated the garment’s shape, then filled the negative spaces between. Presto! An open book appeared, which suited her just fine. Available in aqua /espresso/high noon yellows and lavender-gray/pine/high noon yellows. Read Less
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Kimonos in Flight

Unlike most pattern artists who work in ink, paint, watercolor, orcomputer graphics, Anna works exclusively in paper. Wielding her X-actoknife as a pen, she cuts motifs repeatedly into richly colored,textured paper. She glues additional paper layers, designing andcutting as she goes.  The process lets Anna infuse each piece withgreat detail, dimension, and texture. As a bonus, the shapes left behind on her cutting mat give Anna instantfodder for new designs.  We like to think of it as “recycling bydesign."