"Echizen washi gives my works depth."
We first met Soun Takeda, who has established his own style in the world of calligraphy and has worked extensively in collaboration with companies, when he came to Fukui to explore new possibilities in calligraphy for the exhibition in California.
He came up with a new technique to collaborate with washi inspired by the washi making process. Since then, he has been using echizen washi for many of his works.
He has more opportunities to visit to Echizen, and our interaction with the papermakers is deepening. In recent years, he has been taking on new challenges as an artistic expression beyond the framework of calligraphy, and we look forward to seeing his work continue to evolve.
(written by Sugihara Washi paper, Inc. )