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GORO ASAI
GROK LEATHER

February 17, 2016

I don’t wanna produce the stuff that has only appearance. I can’t tell a lie to my philosophy.

I used to love soul stuff. I mean, The stuff that is attention to detail. So I don’t like just a taste, just mood.. If I said this, I feel sorry to person crazy about a fashion.. I have talked with person crazy about a fashion before, their job is taking fashion snaps. That is the atmosphere just like taste and mood. A single photograph is a game, it is OK even fake. He said OK in fake rather than the real thing. But I think I want to use the real thing. He said good if there is a taste even fake. I don’t like fake thing. I don’t wanna produce the stuff that has only appearance. I like the word “Hard Worker Is Beautiful”. Produce my stuff equal my philosophy. It means to express my soul in products, you know. I can’t tell a lie to my philosophy.

THE WOL (WHEREABOUTS OF LIFE) Awe and respect for nature, and I will be a dialogue of life.

During WWII in Japan, People planted a lot of cedar in the mountains, so a lot of deer increased. Then no longer grow the plants on the ground that deer eat, so they run out of food, they down the mountain and eat the village of vegetables. After that hunter shots down the deer, and fill the corpse. Hunter sells meat, but it is in trouble because there is no use to leather anything so they throw away leather. That story came from an acquaintance, no way the animal given their lives, but people throw away their leather.

I think that’s absolute nonsense and start thinking the way I can. So I enter the mountain and join hunt together, then I made my stuff which I took. However.. You know.. I’m afraid and anxious to do so. Blood out, the dying moment, lose their life.. I don’t know but really scared. So I start making my hunting wear because I don’t wanna enter the mountain with clothing which made by someone. I wanna enter the mountain with clothing which made and design by myself.

Well, I also do fishing but I never ride on the boat. To the place to be able to go with my foot. I catch it with only a lure not to use the bait. I go down the cliff and throw a lure from the ground beach and catch the fish. I don’t wanna catch the fish that people can’t eat. So I like sea fishing. I mean, I wanna go to the place to be able to go with my foot and wanna do fishing and hunting.

“To spend my time” “To use my hand” “For the people” I made it, it’s meant to dedicate to for the people. I’m deadly thinking, hardly working.. You know, Every person has limited 24 hours per day.

I don’t like to use the word “Collaboration”. I made stuff for people on a daily basis. In terms of “Collaboration” is also same, I mean, I made for people. In case of “UNRIVALED”, I made for Mr. Kiichiro. (Kiichiro Kurata is a designer of UNRIVALED) In case of “PORTER CLASSIC”, I made for Mr. Katsu*. I don’t like the image of collaboration which is easy work.. You know.. Just put on two tags. It’s good for me when I was young. But now, I don’t like such a thing. I made it, it’s meant to dedicate to for the people. It is not, absolutely not, just design over a few hours and send e-mail. I’m deadly thinking, hardly working.. You know, Every person has limited 24 hours per day. That’s why I offered Mr. Mura** to make this workbench and he made it. He had spent his time and experience. Therefore, I spit my soul. I will keep making the stuff for someone on this workbench. I will take over my stuff with my time and experience. Deadly simple but deadly amazing.

 

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