by Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 4 November 2013

Yes, Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa collaborated with ONAO under the Siwa Collection some time back to create a range of products that includes what looks like brown paper bags of the use-and-throw variety — except they aren’t. The bag crinkles over time but doesn’t quite succumb to wear and tear, thanks to the sturdy, water-resistant soft naoron material made from wood pulp and polyolefin with the washi-suki paper manufacturing method.

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