Doshi Press

Spectrums of Color

Meet the Renowned Costume Designer’s Eye for Tailoring Details

by Liz Constable

Doshi’s discovery of Kubota’s silk kimonos led her to do further research, and soon after to take up, and personalize, a range of shibori techniques herself that show the in uence of Kubota’s silk art. As a colorist, Doshi revels in the range of stunning and unpredictable chromatic stripes, ripples, and swirling currents of dye created by hand pleating (tesuji shibori).