yūgen small cushion
a japanese phrase, translating to a subtly profound grace, a mysterious sense of beauty triggering a deep emotional response. a feeling experienced during an early morning mountain walk, lined with cherry blossom trees. the yūgen print is part of the ikigai collection.
ikigai, inspired by the japanese phrase, a nuanced and multi-faceted concept that we can come to understand as we live and grow older — it is essentially what brings us satisfaction, a sense of fulfilment and meaning to our lives. the heart of it all is striving to find a balance between the spiritual and the practical things in day to day life, the intersection where your passion and talent intersect with what the world needs and is willing to support. ikigai — a reason for being.
designed to be mixed and matched by print or fabrication to offer textural materiality to your space. whether you prefer a neutral palette juxtaposed with vivid bold colours or printed variations, our collections are made to be reinterpreted — the possibilities are infinite!
available in three natural textile options of linen, silk or ramie — print and texture is the focus. our linen is durable, textured and softens over time. silk is fine, smooth and cool to the touch. ramie is finely textured, lightly translucent and offering an iridescent dimension to the print.
45 x 45cm, with an invisible zip closure. fits a 50 x 50cm insert.
optional feather insert available.
responsibly sourced natural fibres, available in three fabrication options — 100% linen, 100% silk or 100% ramie. our linen is durable, textured and softens over time. silk is fine, smooth and cool to the touch. ramie is finely textured, lightly translucent and offering an iridescent dimension to the print.
surface prints may include slight irregularities due the natural characteristics of the fabrication.
orders are shipped in a home compostable mailer, or a cardboard box sealed with paper tape.
cold hand wash with gentle detergent, air dry in shade.
responsibly sourced natural fibres, 100% linen, 100% silk or 100% ramie.
treated with non-toxic inks, free from heavy metals, formaldehyde and aromatic solvents.
ethically made in a local factory in auckland, new zealand. by supporting local makers, we know they are treated respectfully, paid a living wage and work in a safe environment.
receive free nationwide shipping on orders NZ$150 and over. receive free international shipping on orders NZ$350 and over.
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