Design Centre Stories

A visit from Japan

Hiro Tomita, owner of Japanese wallpaper brand Tomita, visited Lizzo’s showroom earlier this month to present its new collections. The brand was founded in 1923, and many of its products are based on ancient techniques and materials, including silk and gold leaf: one of Tomita’s papers is made from 0.1mm-thick slivers of paulownia wood, shaved from the tree and left to dry. Tomita is available exclusively in the UK from Lizzo.