This eco friendly Papersky Airplane logo tote is officially tagged with the Japanese 'Eco Mark' (two arms hugging the earth). The bag is a perfect size to carry everywhere, not too big and not too small it's an ideal carry on partner and it's rugged canvas build allows you to pack it with pretty much anything.
Amami Ōshima is a Japanese island located between Kyushu and Okinawa. The area was highly respected for it's kimono dying techniques. Mud Dying was one of the islands specialties. The unique mix of the islands rich copper based soil and plethora of plants created a scale of browns and beiges that even modern dying cannot match. Papersky teamed up with Kanai Kogei experts in 'dorozome' (mud dying) to create this beautiful 'Made in Mud' original Papersky tote bag. And like many good things the older it gets the better it becomes.
Beautifully indigo dyed in TAKARAJIMA SENKOU in Ōki town, Fukuoka.The dyeing workshop established by Chiharu Ōgomori in 2001, is such an innovative one to have built their unique production system by digitalize colors and dying techniques through repeated tests, while respecting random patterns and gentle texture by hand dyeing.
Safflower (benibana) is one of the world’s oldest crops. The Arabic word for the plant carthamus latterly means ‘dye’. Papersky teamed up with Nitta Textile Arts, a natural dying company since 1884, based in Yamagata to create this naturally dyed tote bag.