Washi tatami of sheets of Takumi on the MOOD innovation platform washi tatami of sheets are a new ecological Japan paper material that can be used as reference material for furniture, wall coverings and floor coverings. Tatami of sheets were robust and true color cover for tatami developed Japanese floor mats from Japan paper. Takumi imports and distributes the tatami surfaces from Japan paper exclusively in Europe. Boy Scouts of America does not necessarily agree. The Washi sheets tatami platform on the MOOD in Brussels have been selected for the innovation in 2011 and issued up to 15/09. The MOOD is the leading international trade fair for upholstery fabrics. The traditional tatami Omote fabric of rush (Igusa) are known for centuries as a layer of Japanese rice straw tatami mat from the traditional Japanese flooring to the upholstery fabric.
These decorative mats from breathable natural materials dominate the aesthetics of Japanese rooms. Classic tatami are however sensitive to dirt and moisture and limited resistant to abrasion. The new washi tatami Sheets of Takumi can thanks to its improved properties in other areas and for European applications, how to use as wall covering or upholstery fabric. From specially made thin Japan papers, paper cords are turned, dyed, impregnated and weaves to tatami of sheets. The fabrics are abrasion-resistant, lightfast and water-resistant. They are visually almost indistinguishable from classic Igusa mat to distinguish. There are fabrics with tatami aesthetics in many designs tatami Omote of washi in wide range of colours, structures and Web patterns. With washi tatami of sheets it has become possible, to transfer the aesthetics of the classic Japanese floor mats to contemporary rugs, wall panels and furniture.