Textile designer Mae Engelgeer collaborates with HOSOO
HOSOO, a Kyoto-based textile company founded in 1688 specializing fabrics for high-end interior and fashion design, has invited Dutch designer Mae Engelgeer for an extended stay in Kyoto in July 2019. HOSOO’s artisans and Engelgeer will work together to explore innovative perspectives on HOSOO’s time-honored craft.
Dutch designer Mae Engelgeer attended the Amsterdam Fashion Instituut where she specialised in textile design. Later she was accepted to the prestigious Master Course in Applied Arts at the Sandberg Instituut and developed her first collection of textiles at TextielLab. In 2013 Engelgeer opened her own studio in Amsterdam, working on product design and development, installations, and international collaborations.