68 COCHAE Hanging | Monkey Blue
A finished gibbon!
- Code : 20463-201
- Dimensions : 68 x 68 cm (26.8″ x 26.8″).
- Weight : 114 g.
- Material : 100% cotton.
- Made in Japan.
- Gift Wrapping (Bottle etc..)
From a single wrapping cloth you can make a “hanging animal figure”. When you tie in a bag style you will see a variety of unique and charming animals. Unique and slightly funny with a dark humor.
Design unit Jikuhara Yosuke and Miki Takeda work on the theme of “playing with play”. In 2003, in the classic world of origami, they produced graphic origami with key words “origami is more pop!” Currently they are conducting a wide range of design activities including designing with a new viewpoint, development of toys, workshops at museums and the like.
Origami puzzle “Funny face card” won the Good Design Award 2008.
Since 2008, he is a part-time lecturer at Kyoto Art and Design University. The origin of cochae (quotient) is cited from the traditional folk song “Okayama drum song (Cochaebushi)” of Okayama prefecture where he is from. The word “Kacha-e, Kacha - e” is a slang word popular in the Tenpo era and is a musical accompaniment word with multiple meanings such as “Please come here” and “This is good”.