Noda Takuma [Japan]
Born in 1978. After graduating from Kyoto Saga Art College, he joined a long-established karakami studio. In 2011, he moved to Higashiomi (Shiga) where he established Noda Print Studio with his wife, Aiko, who is an illustrator. At Noda Print Studio, he uses the traditional techniques of karakami, adding his own unique painting techniques and using woodblocks etched with his designs. He is involved in the production and installation of fusuma (sliding doors), byobu (folding screens), panels, wallpaper, etc., and holds exhibitions several times a year.