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