- TOKYO, JAPAN
The theme of Ryunosuke's work is "harmony between people and nature" and "prayer". Born and raised in Hiroshima, the city where the atomic bomb was dropped, Ryunosuke has been praying for peace since he was a child. He is interested in the relationship between people and prayer in Shintoism. Ryunosuke does not draw his designs, but starts from the beginning, working with the fabric and his hands to create the dress. This process can also be called an act of "prayer”. He launched his RYUNOSUKEOKAZAKI label in 2018 and graduated from with a Design MA from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 2021. The brand has received the following accodales: September 202: big design award 2021, Finalist January 202: first prize in the Graduation Works Exhibitions 2021, Design MA at Tokyo University of the Arts.