Akira Naka

Born in Japan, 1973

Left Academy (BA) 2004

Akira Naka’s work is characterised by sharp tailoring and expert knitwear and his use of the needlepoint felting technique, a trompe l’oeil melding of traditional knitwear with woven wool suiting cloth. Akira’s work was selected for exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery London as part of the exhibition Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion.

www.akiranaka.com

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