Inspired By The Sea: At Home With An Artist In France

Inspired By The Sea: At Home With An Artist In France - Remodelista

Japanese-Born Artist Masami Akatsuka Attended The Bunka Fashion School In Shibuya Tokyo Before Moving To France To Study Fine Arts.

Akatsuka Finds Inspiration In The Varied Geography Of Céret: Based At The Foot Of The Mountains The Town Is Surrounded By Lakes And Waterfalls And Is Not Far From The Sea Where She Collects Natural Objects To Decorate Her Home And Workspace.

For The Past Five Of The Seven Years She’S Been Living In Céret Akatsuka Has Been Designing The Cocon Etc.

For A Diy Piece In Doolittle Magazine Akatsuka Collected Shells Driftwood And Objects From The Sea To Create A Hanging Mobile.

Daughter Moë Eating Tartines In The Cocon Spring/Summer 2011 Lookbook.

Uma foto da cozinha de Akatsuka

The Jade Plant Is Made From Cotton And Linen And Filled With Wool.

A Handmade Fabric Doll €120 ($137.83) And A Cluster Of The Nuageux Parfois La Pluie Cloud Coasters €15 ($17.23) Each.

Dried Chili Peppers Are Threaded For Ornamentation And For Eating Later.

A Tribal Printed Duvet In The Otherwise White Bedroom.

Um saco de lona pendurado sobre a mesa de trabalho de Akatsuka

A Vintage Wood Ironing Board Serves As A Display Area.

Having Just Renovated Her Cocon Studio Akatsuka Placed A Large White Table In The Center Of The Room. Here The Printed Cotton And Linen Bird Bag €40 ($45.94) Sits Next To The Little Jade Plant €14 ($16.08).

Akatsuka’S White-Painted Studio Is Also Where She Photographs Children Kai And Moë For Cocon Look Books.

Akatsuka Photographing Cocon Handmade Fabric Doll Jimmy €120 ($137.83). Read More