Melanie Gray Augustin's Profile
All about me....
I'm an Aussie who has just returned from living in Japan for my second stint. The first time just wasn't enough! In the land of geisha I soaked up as much of the culture and inspiration from the papers and textiles as I could in my few short years in that gorgeous country before I came back to Australia to share my creations and in time to have my little baby girl.
I live to create. I started out my professional life as a photographer after completing my Bachelor of Visual Arts where I was lucky enough to study a number of mediums.
I fell in love with Japanese Kimono and Obi fabrics when I first came to Japan. I love their design, the colours and the symbolism of the motifs used. I would watch in awe women in the streets when they were dressed in the traditional wear...
- Born on March 2
- Joined October 15, 2007