Manami Sakurai  

Textile designer / Artist




大学卒業後、イギリス、インド、日本でテキスタイルデザイナーとしての経験を積み、2019年よりMANAMI SAKURAIとしての活動を開始。


Manami is currently a Textile Designer based in Tokyo Japan. She studied fashion and textile at Central Saint Martins College in London, while studying Manami visited India.  While in India she was attracted to the culture, and she was moved by the Indian color palette and beautiful textiles. She was drawn to the simple patterns and the bold colors, eventually drawing her to become a textile designer.

After graduation she worked as a Textile designer in UK and India before turning back to Japan. Currently she started her own label “MANAMI SAKURAI” in 2019.
 She occasionally holds screen print workshops to share the joy of making textile designs.

about Manami Sakurai

2015年   FETISHISM exhibition(デンマーク) 作品招待

2013年   MoBA13,Mode Biennale(オランダ)作品招待

2011年   Biddle Sawyer Silkウィンドウディスプレイ

2011年   Biddle Sawyer Silkイラストコンペティション最優秀賞受賞

2010年   Grayson Perryコスチュームデザインコンペティション最優秀賞受賞

2015           Participated in FETISHISM exhibition at Trapholt Museum in Denmark 

2013           Participated in MoBA13,Mode Biennale in Netherlands

2011           Window display at Biddle Sawyer Silk

2011          1st prize in  Biddle Sawyer Silk Fashion Illustration  competition

2009          1st prize in Grayson Perry costume project