KARAFURU - Yuki Kuroda Product Design Tokyo

Bio

Yuki Kuroda leads Tokyo-based fashion brand Karafuru.  The design studio collaborates with gifted artisans who paint pearls in the traditional Japanese lacquer style, maki-e.  Using gold paint, the designers have chosen a series of traditional Japanese patterns, presented in stunning modern styles.

Signature style

Maintaining craft traditions by adapting them to current consumer needs and lifestyles