Motoiketaupe D.Motoike / Daisuke Motoike
- Daisuke was born in a leather craftsman’s house, touching leather by the time he could remember playing and spending his days working with leather in his youth.In order to become a leather craftsman, he started his severe training [with his father] in early childhood.After exploring the potential of leather as a material and working on it.He was absorbed in making not only leather but also gold and metal materials.He spent his days studying jewelry that leather-makers make. After returning to Japan, he converted his family business into a brand and made a remarkable achievement as a craftsman representing his brand.After he spent over20 years as a craftsman representing his family’s brand,he became independent with his own company known as Daisuke Motoike.He seeks ‘artisan’s style’ that goes beyond the craftsmanship.And he tries to use all natural materials for his expressions.Then he launched Taupe.D Motoike as a private brand that refuse to compromise on material/ matière [The word, matière, is material in French].Also regarding creative expressions as an artist and a craftsman, with stronger work characteristics, he will show you his products in different approach from Taupe D.Motoike under the name as Motoike Daisuke.
- After photography studied at the Gobelins school Paris, i worked for 10 years in a photo studio specializing in fashion as a traditional shooter and infographist. Then I left the world of image to study saddling-leather goods for 1 year at the school Grégoire-Férrandi Paris (now “La Fabrique”). Then I joined the house of Hermès and worked for 8 years with a specialty in cutting and purchasing crocodile and lizard leather. In 2015 I left Hermès and decided to develop my own bags brand: Accalmie.