Saturday, October 4, 2008

Tupperware, meet furoshiki

Want to kick plastic grocery bags to the curb, but need a way to transport your food to work? Try a furoshiki. Furoshiki are decorative wrapped cloth used to carry items in Japan. Furoshiki are practical, attractive, and non-wasteful. As often happens in Japanese culture, the practice of folding furoshiki has transformed into an art. There are dozens of ways to wrap the cloth depending on the objects inside.

Built in handle!