- Material：Cow leather
His favorite musicians are Billy Joel, Queen, Yōsui Inoue, Spitz and THE BOOM. He is fond of going for a walk, too. During his junior years at special education school, Kobayashi started writing journal entries and essays in unique, altered letters. Initially, the school teachers tried to fix it – but eventually, they would begin to accept it as a captivating art form. This being a turning point, his creative expression has opened a new chapter as an art form that brings joy to the many.
"irose" is a brand of small leather goods established by two designers, Gen Takahashi and Dai Takahashi. The word "irose" means "brother" in ancient Japanese, and is believed to be the origin of the word "color". The appeal of the brand is its high quality leather and made in Japan designs that show attention to detail. The brand features unique designs that evoke architecture or origami with their three-dimensional structures, using Japanese craftsmanship techniques such as folding and assembling a single piece of leather without sewing, and carefully hand-wrinkling high-quality pigskin one by one.
irose Website | https://irose.jp/