Designers today are torn between the constant demand for something new and the requirements of sustainability. Some young creatives are turning to traditional craftsmanship and shining a new spotlight on old practices. The pandemic and the rejection of mass production, consumption and disposal has led to a new appraisal of the value of objects. Fashion designer Kishida Tomohiro explores young creators inspired by traditional craftsmanship and adding modern sensibilities to create new items and new aesthetics.
*This episode was previously aired on DESIGN TALKS plus.