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2016

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
TEXITILE [ERINATURE]
Business Owner
SHIKIBO,LTD
Category
Materials, parts, production/development/manufacturing technology, and manufacturing methods
Company
SHIKIBO (Japan)
Award Number
16G080645
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2016

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Outline

Natural Functional Fiber using Insect’s Power. EriSilk from wild eri silkworm has a miraculous power in it. EriSilk provides UV cutting and deodorizing functions like a natural cradle of cocoons protects pupas from UV rays and birds.Shikibo have succeeded in producing eri silk fiber using its spinning technologies. Erisilk fiber has been used for clothes as a natural functional fiber gentle to the skin. Erisilk fiber is a new fiber produced by the EriSilkworms Project in Cambodia leading to support for local farmers and the coexistence of nature & humans and developed & developing counties.

Producer

Yutaka Tsujimoto, Textile Development & Engineering Dept, SHIKIBO LTD.

Director

Hiroko Chujo, New Materials Development & Promotion Dept, SHIKIBO LTD.

Designer

Shin Tainaka, 4CYCLE inc + Wataru Noritake, paperback ltd.

Already on the market
2011/4
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