The name of this series, Kuiskaus, is a Finnish word meaning whisper. The whisper of nature in Finland is now turned into the form of textile. Enjoy the breath of nature that could be heard through these fabrics.
Sawako Ura was born in Tokyo in 1986. Upon finishing Musashino Art University in 2008, she moved to Finland and earned a master’s degree in textile design from Aalto University in 2011. The following year, her design was adopted in Marimekko 2012 spring/summer collection. Nowadays, Ura knuckles down to her work as a freelance textile designer based in Helsinki, mainly depicting the beauty of nature and sceneries in people’s memories.