Mid-Century MODERN Reveals All of California Design at its Exhibition. Open from March at The National Art Center, Tokyo
The National Art Center in Roppongi extensively exhibits “Mid-Century MODERN” designs in California on the theme “California Design 1930-1965-The Origins of Modern Living-” opening from March 20th (Wed. national holiday) to June 3rd (Mon.).
Kokuyo Furniture which handles interior design and lay out for offices as well as furniture design collaborates with design office nendo to create a new office furniture brand named “ofon”. Sales of products begin from Jan. 30th.
Fashion accessories brand Casselini will open a limited time pop-up store from Feb. 15th at OMOHARA STATION of Tokyu Plaza Omotesando / Harajuku.
Francfranc released a shopping bag for spring 2013. Inviting the design publicly, the company adopted a design by graphic designer Noriaki Yoshida, who drew the Eiffel Tower and the national flag of France with lipsticks.
Haroon Mirza, a young artist, who represents the current British art scene, holds his first solo exhibition in Japan at SCAI THE BATHHOUSE in Tokyo from Jan. 18th.
STATIONARY FESTA at Mitsukoshi. Hands-On Event Organized to Suit Customers Who Seek Quality and Design
At the 8th floor event space of Mitsukoshi Ginza, “GINZA STATIONARY FESTA” will be held for six days from Jan. 23rd (Wed.) to 28th (Mon.). This will be the first festival to present extensive stationary at Ginza district.
676869▲, a design unit consisting of three art directors whose primary works are in CD cover designs holds an exhibition at “Gallery AL” of Ebisu, Tokyo.
Graphic designer representing Japan, Masayoshi Nakajo holds a solo exhibition “Nakajo’s First Half Exhibition” at event space “@btf” in Kachidoki, Tokyo.
UNDERCOVER exhibits special custom designs until the end of this month to mark the start of its 2013SS Collection. The designer Jun Takahashi disassembled vintage items and restructured them to create 7 new items which can only be seen at the exhibition.
Fusing Function and Psychedelic, Keiichi Tanaami Collaborates with CW-X. Exhibition Held at Aoyama’s Spiral
An exhibition “Run & Roll,” commemorating the release of a collaboration model by the conditioning wear brand, “CW-X” from Wacoal and artist Keiichi Tanaami,
At Gallery Libby Sellers, roughly five-minute walking distance from Oxford Circus, London, “Mark-ing” is being co-hosted by the British Council and a Japanese furniture label E&Y Co.,Ltd. until Jan. 25th.
At the Re-Style Gift store which opened on the renovated floor of Isetan Shinjuku last December, original items from minä perhonen are available and becoming a topic of discussion.
Designers produce products using Ise-born katagami patterns which are available at Isetan and Mitsukoshi main stores. The products, which has attracted attention as being antique yet modern, are original clothes and household goods using katagami.
A flower composition by flower artist Makoto Azuma colored the front cover of Hollandaise interior design magazine FRAME issue 90 JAN/FEB.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week TOKYO (MBFWT) and ART FAIR TOKYO enters a collaborative partnership agreement.
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa: Kosuke Tsumura’s “FINAL HOME” to Inquire the Meaning of Clothes
“Philosophical Fashion” is an exhibition series inquiring into the meaning of clothes today by featuring
“ARAI Junichi: Tradition and Creation” is on exhibit at Tokyo Opera City from Jan 12th. Distinguished textile planner of 60 years, Junichi Arai is introduced through his 60 fabric works that include his latest production.
It’s the second team-up for donut chain store “Mister Donut” and costume jewelry shop “ABISTE.” Following the popular 2010 “Mister Donut ABISTE cell phone strap” is the “Mister Donut ABISTE ballpoint pen.”
From January 9, Kohei Nawa’s new release exhibition “Kohei Nawa Direction” opens at Tokyo Ebisu’s bookstore NADiffA/P/A/R/T 3rd floor café and art space TRAUMARIS.
a Package from Art Decades, a T-shirt brand founded in NY in 2010 lines up T-shirts with street photographer Ricky Powell’s archive photos on them. Powell is well known for the photos of HIP-HOP scenes taken in the late 1980s.