With an engineer background in textiles, passion for innovative products,
and a heart to be organic and sustainable for the planet, Katsuhiko Kawasaki
has been building his dream company since 1988. Katsu New York specializes
in apparel and interior textiles, the company’s culture is ‘SynZenBe’ creating
beautiful textiles while preserving our planets aura.
Suga graduated from Parsons with a degree in textile design,
but after having children, she placed her dreams on hold. In her
thirteen-year hiatus she never forgot her love for textiles. As Mission
Manager at Katsu New York, she project manages Japan Virtual Pavilion,
an online showroom that connects lux Japanese fabric suppliers to designers globally.
Born and raised in Germany, Ute Hinrichs has more than 30 years of experience in the textile business.
currently works as an export manager for European companies, representing the finest mills and bringing
best fabrics to customers who work to develop new ideas and innovative concepts. Ute is a Le Souk sourcing
associate for Italy, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
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