A do it yourself (DIY) “CellP 3D Printer” set-up kit is available from hobby robot store “Robotma.com”. Priced at 147,000 yen and available for order and purchase.
On the 2nd floor of ATELIER MUJI in Yurakucho, Tokyo, katagami (paper templates) exhibit “Kurashi Chushin (life focused) – Starts from Katagami 2” - “Kiru (wear), Tsukuru (Make) and Katagami” will be held from June 14th to July 21st.
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) will set up the “J STYLE+” booth for the first time in an interior design trade fair, “Maison & Objet 2013” in Paris from Sep. 5th to 10th.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Swiss watchmaker TAG HEUER’s “Carrera Collection,” the exterior of Matsuya Ginza Store is adorned with TAG HEUER watches and collection related items until the 30th.
A collaborated crystal vase (231,000 yen) by lucien pellat-finet and interior designer Yasumichi Morita will be in stores from July 24th.
A new type of select store Edition Blue Aoyama (address: 3-1-28 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo), a collaboration store between IDC Otsuka Furniture and Oki Sato led design office “nendo” opened on May 25th.
MHD Moet Hennessy Diageo owned “DOM PERIGNON” has announced that it is working on a collaboration project with contemporary artist Akira Yamaguchi and animation studio GAINAX.
From May 21st to June 20th, “Maximage Societe Suisse”, a typographer unit of Switzerland, is holding an exhibit at the G/P Gallery in Ebisu, Tokyo.
Outwear brand THE NORTH FACE’s Kyoto Store (71 Daikoku-cho, Yanagi Baba Higashiiru, Rokkaku-dori, Nakagyou-ku, Kyoto) has been nominated for the category of excellent design for the outdoor advertisement of Kyoto Scenery Award 2013.
Suggesting lifestyles from Tokyo to the world, international trade fair “Interior Lifestyle” will be held for three days at TOKYO BIG SIGHT from June 5th to 7th.
“VINTAGE TRAVELER,” introducing various collaboration items with US airline Braniff International is open until the 12th at DECADE on the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
Monthly magazine for interior design on commercial facilities “Shotenkenchiku” (2,040 yen) features Isetan Shinjuku Store for the first 34 pages of the May issue published on Apr. 27th.
iPhone5 covers “Collect of Japan” produced in collaboration between Maruwakaya, which has led the manufacturing of Japan and Moriwaki Engineering Co., Ltd., which is known as an elite engineer group, will be in stores from the end of May.
KUMIKO artist Masanobu Shiozawa’s exhibition “The Beauty of KUMIKO Created by Wood and Handiwork” is to be held at MIKIMOTO HALL, on the 6th floor of MIKIMOTO main store from May 10th.
NORWEGIAN ICONS will display and sell Norwegian vintage furniture at Hillside Forum & Gallery, Daikanyama from June 21st.
H.P. FRANCE S.A. is holding their 4th Ba to Ma Interior Exhibition, a trade show combining design, art and products from May 22 to 26 at Laforet Museum Harajuku.
At the VIA BUS STOP MUSEUM in Daikanyama, Shibuya, special items from the French interior goods brand “IBRIDE” are on display until the end of May.
A new project named “THEATRE,yours” was launched last August by fashion brand “THEATRE PRODUCTS” to introduce new approaches to designing clothes by focusing on patterns, fabrics, methods of designing and prints.
Seiko Instruments Inc. will release the new ALESSI (Italian kitchenware brand) Watch Collection in collaboration with Dutch product designer Marcel Wanders from mid-April.
On Apr. 4th, commercial complex named “oak omotesando” (address: 3- 6-1 Kita-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo) opened where Hanae Mori Building once stood.