Collection: Keiko Shintani

Keiko Shintani is a Toronto-based weaver. Her weaving is the expression of a philosophy that values meaningful work as essential to living well. Her distinctive work is rooted in the arc of the weaver's own life, embracing both Japanese tradition and Western free expression. 

Keiko takes to heart a Japanese expression, mottainai (what a waste!), which refers to something valuable that would be wasted if not used. She recycles silk fabric into weft yarn by means of a practice called saki-ori (rag-rug weave) that produces a thick, warm cloth, similar to Canadian woven rag-rug or bed cover called catalogne. 

Watch this video to learn more: https://vimeo.com/700973232

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  • Keiko Shintani - Silk Dots Scarf
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  • Keiko Shintani - Indigo Scarf
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  • Keiko Shintani - Envelope Clutch 1
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  • Keiko Shintani - Envelope Clutch 4
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  • Keiko Shintani - Cotton Table Runner 1
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  • Keiko Shintani - Green Silk Dish Mat Set
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  • Keiko Shintani - Indigo Cotton Linen Mat Set
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  • Keiko Shintani - Dots Silk Mat Set
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  • Keiko Shintani - Red Silk Mat Set
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  • Keiko Shintani - Yellow Stripe Silk Scarf
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  • Keiko Shintani - Pink Stripe Silk Scarf
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  • Keiko Shintani - Turquoise Dots Silk Scarf
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