Tokyo Craft: Blue Romance
21st February 2018 by Will Stewart
Sadly this is the last of our features on Poweredby.Tokyo’s series of films about Tokyo’s ‘shokunin’, though happily it’s every bit as colourful and creative. In a sleepy hillside town 80 minutes from the centre of the bustling Tokyo metropolis, Noriyuki Murata has dedicated his life to perfecting the art of indigo dyeing. His craft is a disappearing one in modern Japan, as demand is beginning exceed supply.