Jane MacDonald, the founder of BeBe Bold Textiles and Crafts has an enduring interest in Japanese material culture and and unwavering enthusiasm to produce designs which work within this tradition. She develops ideas with materials and techniques which respect distinct characteristics and histories of Japan. BeBe Bold is founded on a philosophy of quality and admiration for Japan’s textile history, a history that is still being formed as artisans craft the future of Japanese textiles within the visual currency of contemporary design.