December 26th, 2006
I have been collecting inspiration on Kimono art for a few years now, so thought I would share some of my favorites. If you haven’t noticed already, Japanese motifs are suddenly showing up everywhere. I think that they are so classic that they trancend “trends” though, which is why I am planning on turning my home office walls into a “Kimono Collage”.
Some of the best color inspiration and design combinations I’ve found are though a website that sells antique textiles www.marlamallett.com. Some of my favorite pieces are shown above. There is so much beautiful imagery (Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, African, Ottoman, Indian, etc) on this site you may get lost for awhile. Even better, if you have a budget it is all for sale.
December 29th, 2006 at 9:52 am
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May 12th, 2007 at 9:49 am
I visited Japan many years ago and have always had an afinity for their designs. We purchased several Kimono sleeves which I had framed. And a lovely wedding Kimino, which I had hung in my stairwell.
September 4th, 2010 at 8:06 pm
Love taking photos. Love everything about it. I love to talk about it. I love to dream about it. I see the wonderful inspiring photos online and wish I can be the one taking it. yeah, that’s my dream. SBG