About the Brand:

 

At Marunaka, textile is beyond its functionality. It is a combination of beauty, technology and originality. 

Using the state of the art weaving machine imported from Germany combined with Japanese artisanal technique,

Marunaka is able to respond the rapidly changing demand from fashion industry, and provides a wide range of jacquard fabrics

using diversified materials including synthetic fiber, cotton, yarn, hemp, linen, silk and wool etc.

The implementation of computer-integrated manufacturing in the designing and production process allows

Marunaka to offer fast and accurate sample delivery. 

 

Marunaka has a long history of working with the highest class apparel

brands that have the most stringent and demanding requirements, brands

such as ISSEY MIYAKE, Comme des Garçons, KEITA MARUYAMA,

TSUMORI CHISATO, MINAGAWA AKIRA (Mina Perhonen) took them as long term partner.

 

 

About the Designer: 

 

Born in 1971, Akihiro Nakazato studied in Technology in college and worked in an engineering company for 2 years after graduation.

Later, he joined the family business in Marunaka and since then he worked in the textile industry for more than 20 years. 

He also spent several years in Prato, Italy where he learnt extensive knowledge about textile design and manufacturing techniques. 

 

關於品牌

 

對於Marunaka而言,布料被付之超越其自身功能性的涵義:每件成品是美學、科技及原創集於一身的作品。

Marunaka將德國領先技術完美融合入日本傳統織布工藝中,生產包括合成纖維、棉布、紗、大麻、絲綢、以及羊毛等多種提花布料,

令其快速應對時尚行業對布料日新月異的需求及變化。電腦整合製造貫穿於生產與製造的各個環節中,以確保精準、快速完成樣品生產。

 

Marunaka 擁有和多家高端服裝品牌合作的歷史及豐富經驗,能夠滿足他們嚴格苛刻的品質要求。

與其合作過的品牌包括 ISSEY MIYAKE, Comme des Garçons, KEITA MARUYAMA, TSUMORI CHISATO, MINAGAWA AKIRA 等等。

 

關於設計師

 

Akihiro Nakazato出生於1971年。大學期間曾修讀科技專業,畢業後在一家機械工程公司任職兩年。

之後,Nakazato回到家族企業Marunaka公司,並從此在紡織行業工作達20餘年。

期間,他曾前往義大利的紡織之都普拉托進修,並積累了關於織布生產工藝的豐富知識。