Toyoko Sugiwaka

Author Toyoko Sugiwaka was born in Osaka, Japan, and studied graphic design at the Osaka College of Design. She comes from a family of craftspeople - as a small girl Toyoko, with her sister, spent many hours learning craft techniques from her aunt, a skilled expert in crochet. As a teenager Toyoko developed great enthusiasm for original interior design, which she applied in her own room, transforming it into a unique, personalised nest. In 1993 she moved to Australia as the art director for a...See more