Joseph G. Brin, Architect & Writer

Warp Speed

In Artist Profile on April 5, 2012 at 1:05 am

A native of Kyoto, Japan, Hitoshi Ujiie grew up in a kimono design and manufacturing family, learning all aspects of the trade. He studied at a textile college in Japan and under Glen Kaufman, textile fiber artist, at the University of Georgia in the United States. He also produced exquisite fine art textiles purchased by important museums so…

What happened? Ujiie discovered that technology can now achieve durable images on any surface, porous or non–porous, floors, walls and ceilings. He coined a profession, “Surface Imaging Designer,” and decided “That is the future.”

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http://www.metropolismag.com/pov/20111222/warp-speed

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