◆Nao Inoue , Director of Marumizu-gumi
Representative of Marumizu
She is engaged in trial and error to find a way to spread hand bookbinding and to communicate the fun and richness of hand bookbinding from a variety of angles. She has participated in the bookbinding competition held in Macerata, Italy. She was honored to be selected as one of the 125 masters.
|Born in Gyoda City, Saitama prefecture
|125 MAESTRI Rilegatori per L'infinitoPrize winner(Italy)
|Private Exhibition at Gallery ART SPACE
Opened craft center at home(Marumizu-Gumi)
|Marumizu-Gumi ProductsProduction Start
|Opening Marumizu-Gumi Web site
|Marumizu-Gumi Store retail and wholesale business started
|Marumizu-Gumi’s shop and the craft center launch operations at Maeno cho, Itabashi-ku
|Established course outside the office
|Marumizu-Gumi moved to the new office (Minami Tokiwadai, Itabashi-ku
◆Instructors at Marumizu-gumi
Nao Inoue — She teaches bookbinding to all overseas customers.
Aine Uemura— Aine's nickname is "Yon-ne" She teaches bookbinding in various organization.
Maki Miyagawa — She teaches the basic bookbinding at the Vogue gakuen and Silk screen print at Marumizu-gumi.
Yukari Yasuda — Yukari is a miniature book binding artist in Japan. Artist name is "kina_ze"
Hataoridori — Desktop publishing teacher and webmaster of the Marumizu-gumi site.