Cheung Chau Fishing Net Bag

#02 - 改造產品 - 長洲漁網袋

走到離島,來趟小旅行,相信是不少城市人的假日活動。

長洲的沙灘和美食,當然不容錯過。走往海邊的小路上,

簡約恬靜的白色小店「島中坊研」會否也是你必然探訪的地方呢? 

小島上年輕的衣袋設計品牌,跟熱鬧繁囂的商店主街相比別樹一格, 

更蘊藏長洲島民傳統手藝,靜待我們細心發掘。

小島生活語言 

一向留意本港手作文化的朋友該不會對「島中坊研」感到陌生。

這個創立至今五年的袋子及衣服品牌,早年活躍於文創市集,

其長洲海邊的素白小店為小島添上一度簡約淡雅風景。於本年初開設的樹下店,

除為工作坊,亦提供輕食甜點,以輕膳經驗作為載體,將品牌理念延伸展現。

店主Steven和Amy是一對在長洲土生土長的情侶。懵懂少年時,

他們也萌生過搬離長洲的念頭、幻想過在城市居住。 

「這個想法隨成長便消散了。我想我還是不習慣車輛熙來攘往的生活空間。」

Amy説。而Steven在中學年代於沙田住過一段時間,覺得長洲生活始終較舒適。

他們唸同一小學,不過當時並不相識,直至升上大學時,常常乘上同一班渡輪到市區上課.


走到離島,來趟小旅行,相信是不少城市人的假日活動。 

長洲的沙灘和美食,當然不容錯過。走往海邊的小路上, 

簡約恬靜的白色小店「島中坊研」會否也是你必然探訪的地方呢? 

小島上年輕的衣袋設計品牌,跟熱鬧繁囂的商店主街相比別樹一格, 

更蘊藏長洲島民傳統手藝,靜待我們細心發掘。

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Vegatable Crayons

Vegatable crayons

In the fall of 2012, “Vegatable Crayon” began quietly as a freelance designer at home. The founder Kimura chose  independence so that she can work as her own style, trying to sepnd more time with her daughter.

 

In the long and harsh winter in Aomori, Kimura began to feel that she wanted to create her own products, and in particular, create products that are unique to Aomori. “Vegatable Crayon” was born from this idea of ​​coloring the snow-covered white world, sharing between parent and child.

 

In March 2014, this concept was realized and finally launched. Mizuiro Co., Ltd. in September of the same year.  This word, meaning “Water Colour”, because light blue, a color not found in vegetables, and above all, Kimura’s favorite sky and sea colors.

Vegatable crayons are crayones made from rice and vegetables.  Based on rice oil and rice wax collected from rice bran, Kimura used the outer leaves of vegetables that were discarded during harvesting as raw materials. Pigments of vegetables are the same as those used for coloring food, so that even small children can play with safety. The product is made of only safe materials that can be put in the mouth.

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