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Hitoe® Fold - Liscio


Small thin wallet

I want to go out with nothing!
The Hitoe® Fold, a small, thin wallet, was created to fulfill this desire.
The Hitoe® structure ( design registered), which prevents stacking of items, an inner hook ( patent pending) that eliminates metal fittings, minimalistic and smooth operability, and16 prestigious design awards around the world have made Hitoe® Fold the ideal wallet for the cashless era.

We have designed this product with ingenuity in pursuit of ideals appropriate for the cashless era.

小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Foldのミニマルなデザイン - Hitoe Fold Liscio

Pursuit of ultimate thinness

HITOE® (single) structure that stands out for its thinness

The Hitoe® (single) structure (design registered ), in which cards and coins are not stacked on top of each other, realizes thinness.
Thickness of 10mm when 5 cards are stored (thickest part)
・Palm size 92 x 92mm
・Weight approx. 39g
Maximum capacity of 10 banknotes, 20 coins and 7 cards.
Small thin wallet Hitoe® Fold holds plenty, yet remains thin.

小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Foldの独自の立体的な縫製 - Hitoe Fold Liscio Layout with no overlapping cards and coins

Details designed for thinness

The edges are not "rolled in" but have a "seam allowance". This is in pursuit of thinness. If the wallet is rolled in, the size will be smaller, but the overlap of the leather will increase and it will become thicker.
This detail is faithful to the ideal of a thin wallet.

小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Foldの端部処理 - Hitoe Fold licio

While pursuing a thin wallet, the leather is thick enough, and the leather texture, such as tension and firmness, is also important.

小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Fold

Inner hook for a hardware-free wallet

A new concept that uses the cards stored in the wallet as a clasp.

We have devised an inner hook (patent pending) that hangs from the card instead of the outside of the wallet.
This smart leather hook keeps the wallet thin and does not show on the front.
This idea made possible the minimalist design of the small, thin Hitoe® Fold wallet with no hardware.

カードに掛けるインナーフック - 小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Fold Inner hook that hangs on the card integrated with the bill holder

It not only serves as a clasp but also prevents cards from falling out.

インナーフックを閉じた様子 - 小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Fold It is tucked inside and prevents the card from falling out unexpectedly

Just clasp it with leather and that's it!

Flat appearance with just a leather clasp. No hardware, flap, or other extraneous items protrude, so there is no snagging in the pocket.
The inner hook is designed so that it will not come off when the front and back are reversed, so there is no need to worry about dropping coins when the top and bottom are opened by mistake.

正面 - 小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Fold Composed only of leather without any hardware

Minimalist and smooth operation

Quick checkout with minimal movements

The wallet can be easily opened and closed by bending it into a "U" shape. With this single action, the wallet remains in portrait orientation, and all money and cards can be inserted and removed with a minimal and effortless movement of the dominant hand.

The trick is to simply bend the wallet in a "wiggle" shape and not touch the inner hook.

Banknotes remain in place without being folded

Just insert banknotes without folding them. It is highly visible and easy to take out. Since there are no creases or tri-fold bends, it is gentle on the receiver and goes smoothly into vending machines and self-checkout machines.

Cards can be smoothly inserted and removed without touching the bill holder.

Cards are safe and smooth

Cards will not fall out if the inner hook is hung on the card and the wallet is closed. Large notches on the inner hook and on the opposite corners allow for smooth insertion and removal.

Smooth card insertion and removal

Extra cards can be held in the bill holder. The card holder can be used to open and close the wallet without any problems.

開き方 - 小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Fold Temporary cards can be placed on the card holder.

Coin pocket for easy access

The coin pocket is shallow, and the lid (short flap) has no fasteners or hooks, so you can quickly remove the coins you need without removing them.
When storing, the short flap serves as a guide for smooth storage.
Even without hardware, coins will not overflow once the wallet is closed. The short flap keeps coins from overflowing while the wallet is in use.
There is plenty of room for 999 yen (15 coins).

Once the leather gets used to it, it is spill-proof during use.

World-renowned minimalist design

Winner of 16 prestigious design awards around the world

The Hitoe® Fold series has been highly acclaimed for its functional and minimalist design, and has won 16 major design awards from London, New York, Paris, Milan, and Hong Kong, as well as the iF design award and the red dot design award, the world's three most prestigious design awards.

(For a detailed list of awards, please click on the tag "Awards and Achievements - Hitoe® Fold")

Design in accordance with the laws of nature

Why is the Golden Ratio so beautiful?
The Golden Ratio 1:1.62 is the aspect ratio of a rectangle made up of a spiral of squares with the Fibonacci sequence as one side. (see below)
And the Fibonacci sequence is hidden everywhere in nature. Tree branches, the number of petals, sunflower seeds, seashells, typhoons, spiral galaxies. It can also be found in the most beautiful art forms, such as the pyramids, the Parthenon, and the 36 Views of Mount Fuji.
It is not the golden ratio that is important. It is the Fibonacci sequence, in which the proportions from the smallest detail to the whole are deeply related to nature and the providence of life, that results in a well-balanced design that resonates with the heart.

フィボナッチ数列 - 小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Fold Proportions based on the spiral of the Fibonacci sequence

Beautiful details

The precise and delicate stitching, the transparent and polished leather cross-section, the polished leather floor, and the fine lines (nenpiki) placed around the edges with a hot iron, all contribute to the beauty of this small wallet. Every detail of Hitoe® Fold, a small, thin wallet, has been designed for beauty.

小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Foldの縫製 Beautiful edge treatment of the seam allowance
小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Foldの刻印 For simplicity, the engraving is hidden under the card

Smoothly textured vachetta leather

The leather used is vacchetta leather, which has been used in the Tuscany region of Italy since the early 9th century. Tanned with vegetable tannin and slowly soaked in oil, the leather has an almost permanent moist and shiny texture.
The silver surface is smooth and fine, with a natural color variation due to the dye finish, giving the leather an elegant and tasteful look.
The aging process of vacchetta leather stands out among other Italian leathers, and the color and luster deepen beautifully.

(For a detailed description of the leather, please click on the "Liscio's Leather" tag.)

Long and beautiful use.

Most wallet problems are caused by hardware and sewing. The small, thin Hitoe® Fold wallet uses no hardware at all and only four stitches.
The corners, which are prone to damage, are made with layers of outer and inner leather to increase durability. The seam allowance is as small as possible, so the design does not easily lose its shape even when used in a trouser pocket.

小さな薄い財布 Hitoe® Foldの丈夫な角やエッジ The corners are layered with leather for durability.

The Hitoe® Fold series has received national and international recognition with numerous records and awards.
The Hitoe® Fold Aria, in particular, has won 11 awards, including the "iF Design Award" and "Red Dot".


German Design Award 2023
German Design Awards 2023
Hitoe® Fold Less

The Hitoe® Fold Less is an international design award sponsored by the German Design Council, founded in 1953. Only products that have been nominated by the German Design Council are eligible for the prestigious award.

DFA 2022
DFA Design for Asia Awards 2022
Hitoe® Fold Less

Established in 2003 by the Hong Kong Design Centre, this international design award recognizes outstanding design from an Asian perspective. Awards are judged and presented from four perspectives: overall design excellence, technical applicability, Asian influence, and commercial and social success.

DNA Paris award
DNA Paris Design Awards 2022
Hitoe® Fold Aria

The DNA Paris Design Awards are global design awards that recognize the best designers in the fields of architecture, interior design, landscape design, graphic design, and product design.

A' design award
Omotenashi Selection 2022
Hitoe® Fold Less

The Hitoe® Fold Less Award was established to discover and promote the world's best Japanese products and services that are full of the spirit of Omotenashi (hospitality). The award is given to products and services that are born from the consideration of the user, and that have been improved upon while carrying on the traditions of the past.

A' design award
A' Design Award & Competition 2022
Hitoe® Fold Aria

The Hitoe® Fold Aria is one of the world's largest design competitions to select the best designs, design concepts, products, and services. It is recognized worldwide as a barometer of design quality and perfection.

iF Design Award 2022
iF Desing Award 2022
Hitoe® Fold Aria

One of the most prominent and prestigious international design awards, the Hitoe® Fold Aria is organized by the Hannover Industrial Design Association in Germany, which judges industrial products from all over the world. It is one of the three most prestigious design awards in the world.

Red Dot 2022
Red Dot Award 2022
Hitoe® Fold Aria

One of the world's three major design awards and one of the most prestigious international design awards, with over 10,000 entries each year from companies, organizations, and designers in more than 60 countries. It is organized by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

London International Creative Competition 2021
London International Creative Competition 2021
Hitoe® Fold Aria

Aimed at providing a medium to connect talented artists with international audiences, the Hitoe® Fold Aria attracts artists from around the world, is juried by luminaries in six fields (architecture, interior design, art, graphics, photography, and products), and is based in London, where internationally acclaimed artists are gathered. It has been held annually since 2006.

IDA Design Awards 2021
Hitoe® Fold Aria

An international design award established in Los Angeles in 2007 to discover and recognize outstanding design visionaries in a wide range of fields. The awards are comprised of five categories including architecture, interior design, product design, fashion, and graphic design, and each year they attract the finest entries from the world's most talented designers.

NY Product Design Awards 2021
Hitoe® Fold Aria

The Hitoe® Fold Aria is a product design award sponsored by International Award Associate (USA), which was newly established in 2021.
In its first year, more than 500 entries were received from all over the world.

MUSE Design Awards 2021
MUSE Design Awards 2021
Hitoe® Fold Aria

One of the international award programs organized by International Award Associate (USA), which aims to create a new standard of value in design.
The award is presented to designers who combine unparalleled creativity and technical skill, like a "muse.

Europian Product DESIGN AWARD 2021
European Product Design Award 2021
Hitoe® Fold Aria

A design competition created to recognize the efforts of talented international product designers. From thousands of design projects submitted from around the world, a jury selects the most beautiful, functional, and innovative products.

Hitoe® Fold Aria

An international design competition organized by DESIGNSORI, a Korean design portal. It is one of the three most prestigious design awards in Asia, along with the Golden Pin Design Award and the DFA Design for Asia Awards.

おもてなしセレクション 2021
Omotenashi Selection 2021
Hitoe® Fold Aria

The Hitoe® Fold Aria is an award established with the aim of discovering and promoting to the world products and services that are brimming with the spirit of hospitality in Japan. The award is given to products and services that are "uniquely Japanese" and have a "unique appeal" that should be shared with the world, and that are created with the user in mind.

おもてなしセレクション 2020
Omotenashi Selection 2020
Hitoe® Fold

The Hitoe® Fold Award was established with the aim of discovering and promoting to the world outstanding Japanese products and services that are brimming with the spirit of hospitality. The award is given to products and services that are born from the consideration of the user, and that have been improved upon while carrying on the traditions of the past.

Campfire Crowdfunding Award 2020
Campfire Crowdfunding Award 2020
Hitoe® Fold

The Hitoe® Fold is an award that honors the best projects out of more than 10,000 projects on the crowdfunding website Campfire.

Crowd Funding

The Hitoe® Fold series has achieved the feat of dominating the 1st~3rd place in Japan in terms of the amount of money raised by the crowdfunding of wallets. (*As of February 28, 2022)

2020 (as of February 28, 2022)
51,795,439 yen / 3500 people
Hitoe® Fold v.2020 -Liscio-
Achieved the highest amount of money raised through crowdfunding for wallets in Japan.
78,540,000 yen / 2,480 people
Hitoe® Fold Aria -Foschia
Achieved the highest amount of crowdfunding for wallets in Japan, and
monopolized the 1st~2nd place in the Japanese wallet crow
dfunding history.
55,481,020 yen / 2959 applicants
Hitoe® Fold v.2021 -Liscio-
Japanese wallet crowdfunding dominates Japan's top 3 crowdfunded wallet crowdfunding sites of all time
25,944,600 yen / 873 recipients
Hitoe® Fold Less -Foschia
13,002,000 yen, 394
Hitoe® Fold Aria -Ortensia- & Hitoe® Fold Aria -Monocromo-

Q. What is the difference between Hitoe® Fold, ~Aria, and ~Less?

Hitoe Fold Aria and Hitoe Fold Less are flagship models, in which materials, design, functionality, and details are all pursued without compromise.
Hitoe Fold" is the second grade that realizes this concept with leather that lets you enjoy its leatheriness.

斜めから見た使用状態 Left: Hitoe Fold Middle: Hitoe Fold Aria Right: Hitoe Fold Less

Differences 1 Number of cards
Hitoe Fold: 7 cards Hitoe
Fold Aria: 6 cards
Hitoe Fold Less: 3 cards

Difference 2 Manufacturing method
Hitoe Fold: 1 piece of leather Hitoe
Fold Aria, Less: Thinly strained leather pasted together (solid pasting

Difference 3 Size
Hitoe Fold: w92 x h92 mm
, Hitoe Fold Aria: w89 x h91 mm
, Hitoe Fold Less: w89 x h89 mm

Difference 4 Thinness
Hitoe Fold: approx. 10 mm (thickest part when 5 cards are stored)
, Hitoe Fold Aria: approx. 9 mm (thickest part when 5 cards are stored)
, Hitoe Fold Less: approx. 8 mm (thickest part when 3 cards are stored


手のひらサイズ Left: Hitoe Fold (5 cards) Middle: Hitoe Fold Aria (5 cards) Right: Hitoe Fold Less (3 cards)

Difference 5: Feel of use
Depending on the stitching on the side of the bill holder, the "Hitoe Fold" may feel a little scratchy when inserting or removing bills from the side. Also, the sliding of banknotes may cause more friction.
The "Hitoe Fold Aria" and " Hitoe Fold Less" have a card pocket that is designed to prevent the card from falling out even when the clasp is removed.

Q. Do you have any tips for opening and closing?

A. If you bend the border between the coin and the card in a "ku" shape, the hook on the card will come off and you can use the card smoothly.

To close the cardholder's wallet, gently press down on the top of the flap and bend the flap in a "ku" shape so that the hook will naturally fit over the card. The trick is to keep your fingers away from the hook.

To close, simply slide it while holding it down (e.g. Hitoe Fold).

Q. When I close it, it is distorted.

This is caused by misuse of the hook on the outside of the wallet. Please hang the hook only on the card to be stored.

(ex. Hitoe Fold)

Q. Will coins or cards overflow?

A. No. If the wallet is closed by placing the hooks over the cards to be stored, there will be no overflow of coins or cards. When the wallet is opened, the lid of the coin pocket will hold the coins in place, preventing them from overflowing. However, if the wallet is used horizontally, there is a possibility that coins will overflow. Please use the wallet in portrait orientation.

Smooth texture

Liscio is an Italian word meaning "smooth.
The silver surface is smooth and fine, with natural unevenness in color due to the dye finish, giving it an elegant and tasteful leather-like appearance.

The leather used is vacchetta leather, which has been used in the Tuscany region of Italy since the early 9th century. The leather is tanned with vegetable tannin and soaked with oil slowly, so that you can enjoy its almost permanent moisture and gloss.

The aging process of vacchetta leather stands out among other Italian leathers, and the color and luster of the leather deepens beautifully.


CamelCamel: The color of camel hair. A light brown with yellowish tints.
ChestnutChestnut: Chestnut. A reddish brown.
Teal Teal : The color of a duck's facial hair. The blue-green color gradually darkens.
Black Black : The leather gradually turns from matte to glossy black.

Natural Mark

Animals are bound to have scratches, stains, insect bites, and other blemishes.
In ordinary leather, these are covered up with pigments and enamels.

However, this leather is dyed to preserve the original texture and feel of the leather. Therefore, the following "living proofs (natural marks)" are often engraved on the leather.

These are the unique characteristics of natural materials and are not defects. However, each person has his or her own taste in the appearance. If you wish, we can replace them. If you wish to exchange the item, please check the exchange section of " Warranty, Repair, Cancellation, and Returns" before proceeding.


The cows that are the source of this leather are raised on pasture so that they grow up in a healthy and stress-free environment. Therefore, there are many small scars and insect bites from bumps and fights. These scars are "rose scars. The better the leather grows in a natural environment, the better the quality of the leather, but the more rose scars there will be.

They are scattered throughout the leather and only small parts can be removed if they are avoided. Therefore, they are often found on large parts.

This is a unique expression of natural leather that can never be seen in man-made materials.


The most common sign that a leather is natural and not man-made is the "blood streak", a pattern unique to natural leather.

These are the traces of blood vessels under the skin. Some are faintly visible on the silver surface, some remain as light wrinkles, and some are clearly visible on the floor.


A long stripe pattern created when the complex shape of an animal is flattened into leather. It is called "tiger" because it looks like the stripes of a tiger.

Tigers are especially common around the neck, and since this leather is shoulder, tigers are frequently seen. The area around the spine, where there are many tigers, has a high fiber density and the leather is of good quality. Flat, wrinkle-free leather is not necessarily better quality.

In Italian leather, tigers are a very popular characteristic that enriches the look of the leather.


Pores and hair follicles remain in the leather and are called "pinholes.
The leather is often seen as a natural expression, especially when the leather is only dyed and has little surface treatment, as in this case.

Dimensions: approx. W92 x H92 x D10 mm (thickest part when 5 cards are stored)
Maximum capacity: 15 bills, 7 cards, 20 coins
Product weight: approx. 39 g
Leather :Cowhide
Country of manufacture : Japan
Intellectual Property :Patent pending Patent Application 2019-211321
     Design registration No. 1659078
     Design registration No. 1659079
     Design registration No. 1670259
     Trademark registration No. 6253419
     International design registrations (EU and Singapore)
      DM/211734, DM/207682
     International design registrations (China)
      International design registration (China) No. 6069152, No. 6378263
     International design registrations (Australia)
      202012701, 202012702, 202016654
     International design registrations (Taiwan)
      D214409, D211838, D212562
     International design registrations (Korea)
      DM207682-0001, DM207682-0002, DM/211734
     International design registrations (US)
      D948208, D948207
     International trademark registration (EU, China, Korea) 1489157
     International trademark registration (US) 6,171,770
     International trademark registration (Taiwan) No. 02130548

Please use the wallet vertically.
All photos and videos used in the product description are for right-handed users.
The color of the images may appear different depending on your environment.

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Hitoe® Fold - Liscio - 購入1ヶ月


一つ個人的に後悔しているのは今回購入した時の在庫状況等でColor: Blackを購入したのですが予想以上に使いやすかったのでCamelなどの明るい色のものにして経年変化を楽しめばよかったなと感じております。



使用感はとても満足しており、小銭や紙幣の入れ方も適切で、支払いも早く完了してとても楽しいです. これからも良い作品を出して応援して頂ければと思います.立ち止まるな!