Here is a great interview with Hiroki Nakamura, the founder of Visvim that provides insight into a project surrounding making Navajo blankets in New Mexico. Diane Pernet of A Shaded View on Fashion also elicits information from the Japanese designer about a film that has documented the experience.

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