Exploring new methods of dying materials

This atelier uses craftsmanship methods to dye all types of textiles, treating both ready to wear clothing and raw fabrics made of cotton, linen and viscose. Textiles are dyed using a variety of methods. In additional to existing methods we are also exploring and developing new methods of dying.

‘Handcrafted in his own unique style'

In opposition with modern printing techniques, the handcrafted multiple dyeing processes creates a unique appearance on textiles. This is because the result are influenced by various factors such as weaving style, thickness, moisture, and so forth. You can see characteristic designs in contrast to artificial designs.

Kazuma Date

Born in Japan, Kazuma studied fashion design at the fashion academy in Tokyo. After his graduation he worked at Tokyo dye works for over 12 years. At the time he occupied himself with ready-to-wear clothing by several famous Japanese fashion designers, fashion houses, theater company en film company. He also learned various dyeing techniques. Among other things, he took dyeing commissions using spray that were more creative and more technically refined.


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