Image Processing for Textile Design

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Unbrellas “Komorebi” with our shading technique are available in Makita Online Shop.


  1. Masahiro Toyoura, Tetsuya Igarashi, Xiaoyang Mao, “Generating Jacquard Fabric Pattern with Visual Impressions,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2018-12. (IF:5.430(2018/2017), First online 2018-12-14, IEEE CPS, PDF (Open Access))
  2. Takamasa Terada, Masahiro Toyoura, Takahide Sato, Xiaoyang Mao, “Functional Fabric Pattern -Examining the Case of Pressure Detection and Localization-,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2018-12. (IF:7.050(2018/2017), First online 2018-12-30, IEEE CPS, PDF (Open Access))
  3. Tetsuya Igarashi, Masahiro Toyoura, Xiaoyang Mao, “Dithering method for reproducing smoothly changing tones and fine details of natural images on woven fabric,” Textile Research Journal, Vol.88, No.24, pp.2782-2799, Article. 0040517517732087, 2018-11. (Link)
  4. Tetsuya Igarashi, Masahiro Toyoura, Xiaoyang Mao, “Optimizing Dither Mask for Rendering Smooth Tone on Fabric,” NICOGRAPH International, pp.75-82, 2016-7. (Link)
  5. Takamasa Terada, Masahiro Toyoura, Tetsuya Igarashi, Suguru Saito, Xiaoyang Mao, “Restricted Error Diffusion for Fabric Binalization,” NICOGRAPH International (Poster), pp.149, 2016-7. (Link)