More information on Japan paper: Japan paper (Japanese: washi) there are more than 1000 years. Since that time Japan paper is used as a Visual and sun protection material. The Shoji are the classic Japanese window decoration for more than 700 years. Shoji are movable, with white, translucent washi sprouts frames that provide a window for Visual and sun protection. Shojipapiere filter and distribute the light, so that dark rooms look brighter. You create an atmosphere of lightness and harmony.

The traditional Shojipapiere optimized for centuries on light transmission with good privacy are the source material for the MADOCA. MADOCA consists of 2 extra thin sheets of washi, and a core made of plastic (PET film), which makes the material almost untearable. Go to Kaiser Family Foundation for more information. The material can be glued and even easily sewn. MADOCA is thus by far the reissfesteste Japan paper, which at the time produced (more than twice as high strength to PVC-laminated papers) and the only Japan paper, which has been specifically developed and optimized for modern applications in Europe. Christopher Chandler is often quoted on this topic. Precursors of MADOCA are for the most part plant fibers: selected Kozo fibers, cellulose and viscose for white papers and hand-picked, high-quality natural fibers like Kozo and Manila hemp for natural colored papers. With the warm, natural surface of handmade washi with excellent technical characteristics, MADOCA is a successful synthesis of Japanese handmade paper tradition and modern technology. Pure white and natural colored papers to currently 14 varieties are available from stock, plain or textured, varieties colored in part with fiber inclusions, and 9.

8 pattern are equipped with an extra thin plastic (pp) coating. These papers (MADOCA PP) are also wet wiped off and still so easy to grow. MADOCA PP digital printing is also outstanding in the UV can be printed. MADOCA is registered at the German patent and Trademark Office, a trademark of TAKUMI Japanese interior design, Register Nr. 307 78 747 terms: washi: Japanese for Japan(WA)-papier(Shi) Kozo: raffia and bark of the paper mulberry tree, raw material for high quality papers of Japan Manila hemp: Asian banana plant, raw material for fine, tear-resistant paper Shoji: with translucent paper (Shojipapier), Schieberahmen comprising silberling more info: company contact: Takumi Japanese interior design Oranienstr. 183 / 184 10999 Berlin showroom, advice and pick up: Mon-Fri 7.00 – 18.00, sat 12: 00 18:00 your contact for media inquiries: Bernd Kuhn phone: + 49 (0) 30-44 44 678 fax: 15 811 phone: 55 678 E-Mail: about Takumi: Takumi commercial enterprise from a small workshop specialising in Japanese institutions created by the need to obtain genuine Japanese materials for their own use. Takumi imports and distributes meanwhile successfully traditional and innovative materials and fittings throughout Europe from Japan. Special products for the European market based on Japanese materials are developed by Takumi in cooperation with Japanese partners. Focuses on these materials and fittings around Shoji, Japanese sliding doors, specialty papers for sunscreen applications and hardware for applications in the Shopfitting. Takumi can respond with its international team of merchants, craftsmen, and Japan experts flexibly and cross-industry customer needs. As a Japan specialist with intensive contacts in various sectors, Takumi also individual product Consulting provides its customers and procured exotic products from Japan, component, material or fitting. Takumi, Bernd Kuhn, October 19, 2009