Aoi Yoshizawa is originally from Tokyo, Japan, and studied MA textile design at Aalto University in Finland. Currently she is based in Helsinki and working as a textile and surface pattern designer for the interiors and fashion sector. Her passion is pattern design and textile material. Aoi is fascinated by the interplay of colour, scale and texture which is interpreted through textiles. Aoi is inspired by nature and the urban environment. Daily life experiences and textile traditions offer a rich starting point to her designs.