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On Feb 17, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi department store launched its original Japanese luxury brand “SEKItoWA”, on the first floor men’s section, as well as the “Gallery LIFE MINING”, lining up Japanese interior items, on the fifth floor.
The Bijuu hotel located in Shijo-Kawaramachi of Kyoto with the view of Higashiyama and Kamo River opened in 2014 and is managed by the Murakami Jyu Honten
The designer of French lifestyle brand Astier de Villatte revealed its latest project with Japan’s renowned department store Isetan Shinjuku. The brand held a pop-up event titled “Voyage a Tokyo Astier de Villatte” until Dec 1 at Isetan.
The home interior floor (7F) of Ginza Mitsukoshi department store is off to a great start. “Japan Edition”, lining up a variety of products such as arts, interior items and ceramics representing Japanese beauty, is particularly popular among customers.
Ginza Mitsukoshi department store’s second large-scale renewal involving the men’s fashion/accessories (6F) and home interior (7F) floors was completed on Oct 14.
Currently, Air France has four types of services- first, business, premium economy and economy. The winged seahorse symbol is only used for the first class.
On Mar 4, Shiseido debuted its Japan-made Lifestyle Fragrance series in line with the opening of the renovated furniture and home interior floor of Isetan Shinjuku main building (5F).
Noritaka Tange and Yasumichi Morita has designed the new furniture and home interior floor of Isetan Shinjuku located in Tokyo. Makoto Azuma opens his first flower shop at a department store.
In 2012, successors of Japanese traditional crafts came together to form the creative unit “Go On.” The unit’s mission is to preserve the skills and experiences of traditions and pave the way for the future.
“Jam Home Made” presents its second project introducing the charms of traditional Japanese crafts.
The exhibit “Interior Lifestyle Tokyo” was held at Tokyo Big Sight from June 4 to 6. The purpose of the exhibit is to introduce Japanese interior items to the rest of the world.
Masaru Suzuki, textile designer for marimekko, presented new textiles in line with the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, the illustrator and author of Moomin. The products are part of the project titled “Moomin Tribute Works”.
Sogo & Seibu Co., Ltd. will sell products designed in collaboration with Oki Sato-led design office “nendo.” The shopping space dubbed “by|n” lining up the products will open at the department stores starting April.
CITIZEN will participate in the international design exhibition Milano Salone for the first time. This year’s exhibit will be held from Apr 8. Through its participation, the brand seeks to appeal its products to a global customer base.
lucien pellat-finet teams up with the architect Kengo Kuma to present the “tree chair” collection. The collection will go on sale from the end of January at the brand's Tokyo Midtown, Omotesando and Shisaibashi stores.
Isetan teams up with photo magazine IMA for the first time to produce an event that brings together contemporary artists and interior brands. The event titled “Living with Photography” is open from Nov 20 to 25 on the 7th floor of Isetan Shinjuku.
The “pretty mole mina perhonen” exhibit will open at the Pass the Baton Gallery located at Omotesando Hills. From Nov 28 to Dec 25.
The Object Collection lining-up lifestyles items by Alexander Wang will be introduced from Dec 4. Exclusively at the Alexander Wang flagship store in Aoyama, Tokyo.
Compilation book of 81 works by world renowned interior designer Yasumichi Morita was published on Nov 8. Titled “Glamorous Philosophy No.1” (Parco Publishing), the book is available in both Japanese and English.
On Nov 1, Saga Prefecture signed a partnership agreement with the Dutch Embassy as part of the prefecture’s attempt to re-boost the local Arita ware industry, which proudly enters the 400th year of foundation in 2016.
Fashion brand HaaT from Issey Miyake hosts an event with interior stylist Fumiko Sakuhara. At Elttob Tep Issey Miyake/Ginza (address: 4-4-5 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) until Nov 13.
On Oct 25, Otsuka Kagu, Ltd. opened the “Edition Blue Premiere Yokohama” interior select store in collaboration with the design office nendo.
Isetan Shinjuku store, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi main store and Ginza Mitsukoshi store host the “Isetan Mitsukoshi Design Week 2013” from Oct 23.
New York based social mobile commerce website “FANCY” teams up with Japanese department store Isetan. Items selected by the Isetan buyers will be lined up on FANCY from Oct 23.
Design event “Tokyo Midtown Design Touch 2013” is open at Tokyo Midtown until Nov 4.
It has been 80 years since the 3-legged and round “Stool 60” from Artek made of natural birch and designed by architect Alvar Aalto was born.
Design event “Tokyo Midtown Design Touch 2013” will open at Tokyo Midtown from Oct 18 to Nov 4.
Hiroshi Sugimoto is a versatile contemporary artist best known for his monochrome photographs but also renowned for his architectural as well as sculptural artworks. Now, his latest project can be savored in a newly opened restaurant dubbed "STOVE"
A trade fair named “Interior Lifestyle Living 2013” will be held from Nov 6 to 8 at Tokyo Big Sight.
Jibasan ele, which opened its first store at Sakae-machi, Kobe last year, opened its second store at Kobe International House SOL (address: 8-1-6 Goko-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe).
The joint exhibit “MaG.” of fashion, interior and sundry goods was held this month in Tokyo and Osaka. The exhibit was also held in March and this was the second time for the event to be held.
Isetan Mitsukoshi will host “Design Week 2013” under the theme “Handmade by/for me.” Over 30 related events will be held at Isetan Shinjuku, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi and Ginza Mitsukoshi from Oct 23 to Nov 5.
H.P. FRANCE S.A. will hold the 5th Ba to Ma tradeshow combining design, art and products at the end of this October. From this year, the exhibit period will be divided into two parts, and it will be held in two different places.
As part of its global brand campaign dubbed “Amazing in Motion,” Lexus will open the new space “INTERSECT BY LEXUS” in Aoyama, Tokyo. Opens Aug 30.
The 2013-14 AW bag collection by 3.1 Phillip Lim is currently available at a pop-up event being held on the 1st floor of Isetan Shinjuku. Until Aug 19.
MARNI presents its chair collection dubbed “100 Chairs.” The framework of the chairs is made of metal, which is covered in colorful polyvinyl chloride (PVC).
Shoes Brand “salon” by Nobuko Sakai renews its directly operated store located at 2-19-7 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. The renewed store opened under a new concept on Aug 2
Julien David won the Grand Prix at the ANDAM fashion award last year for his unique collections combining high-end and street fashions. On July 26th he opened his first street-level flagship store in Jingumae of Tokyo (2-7-15 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo).
TAKEO KIKUCHI main store along Meiji Dori (address: 6-25-10 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) and Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architects, who designed the store, have been awarded the Gold Prize for the “JCD Design Award 2013.”
Women’s brand YOKO CHAN, designed by Yoko Chan, opens its first directly operated store on Aug. 24.
Line 13 “Objects & publications” from Maison Martin Margiela lines up items inspired from Japanese traditions for its collection titled “Limited edition items for Japan.”
Arashiyama station in Kyoto, managed by Keifuku Electric Railroad Co.,Ltd. has been renewed by renowned designer Yasumichi Morita. In 2002, Morita handled part one of this renovation project to rebuild the station building.
Shoes brand “salon” by Nobuko Sakai renews its store located at 2-19-7 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. The directly operated “Salon Boutique” will open on Aug. 2.
On June 15th, men’s brand “The Viridi-anne” relocated their main store from Gaienmae to Ebisu (address: 3-42-12 Ebisu Shibuya-ku, Tokyo).
BAYCREW’S GROUP’s new endeavor is the JOURNAL STANDARD tri-business compound shop inside the brand new shopping mall “MARK IS minatomirai” opened on June 21st. The shop combines fashion, interior and a pancake café.
Lighting equipment “IN-EI ISSEY MIYAKE” won the German “iF Product Design Award 2013 Gold Medal,” the equivalent to an Oscar in the design world.
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.
Interior sundries store “Francfranc” collaborated items with pop artist Jean-Michel Basquiat will appear in stores soon.
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.
An exhibit displaying the latest furniture and products created by interior designer Mikiya Kobayashi will begin from June 6th until July 30th.
For the two days spanning from July 20th to the 21st, “Creema”, an online market handling handmade, handcrafted items, is holding “HandMade in Japan Fes’ 2013”.
Long standing Imono (casting) creator NOUSAKU CORPORATION in Takaoka, Toyama prefecture will hold an exhibition “NOUSAKU EXHIBITION 2013” to introduce its high-quality manufacturing
“L・A・G by Francfranc” opened its first flagship store in Kichijoji on May 10th. The store is an interior store focusing on furniture and is managed by BALS Corporation.
Established in 2003, “ZARA HOME,” which has 357 stores in 35 countries, simultaneously opened two stores, one in largely renewed “LaLaport Yokohama” and the other in “Grand Front Osaka,” which newly opened on Apr. 26th.
ADEAM, debuting at the New York Collections this SS season, opened its first directly operated store on Apr. 25th on the 1st floor, in proximity to the Galleria entrance of Tokyo Midtown.
Designer Yasumichi Morita holds his first solo exhibit titled “WHAT’S! GOLD!?” at Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo.
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.
mintdesigns pop-up store named “Gift Shop by mintdesigns” is open until the 12th at TOKYO Kaihouku on the 2nd floor of Isetan Shinjuku main building.
The first showroom managed by furniture store “journal standard Furniture” opened on the 27th.
NORWEGIAN ICONS will display and sell Norwegian vintage furniture at Hillside Forum & Gallery, Daikanyama from June 21st.
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.
On Apr. 5th, a store named “arrston volaju,” which lines up items from the brand KOSHIN SATOH (designer Koshin Satoh), opened in Harajuku, Tokyo.
With the Boy’s Festival coming a month later, sales battle for Gogatsu Dolls reaches its peak.
AS International opened the araisara Minami-Aoyama Store (address: 6-6-20 Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo) on Mar. 29th. The store is 110 square meters in size and consists of 2 floors, the basement and first floor.
President and Representative Director of design office GLAMOROUS co., ltd., Yasumichi Morita holds his first solo exhibit in Japan at Pola Museum Annex in Ginza, Tokyo. The title of the exhibit is “WHAT’S! GOLD!?”
The Tastemakers & Co. in Minami Aoyama will open its pop-up store on the 5th floor of Isetan Shinjuku from Mar. 27th to Apr. 16th.
tsukuruba, inc. (headquarters in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) directed compound facility “FLAG” consists of share offices, event spaces and tenants to open in June this year at Harajuku, Tokyo.
Concept store “L'ESPACE Maison Martin Margiela” opened in line with the grand opening of Isetan Shinjuku on Mar. 6th (Wed.).
On Mar. 16th, THOM BROWNE. NEW YORK opens its second flagship store following New York in Tokyo (address: A-2 Tower Blue Cinq Point 5-3-20 Minami-Aoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo).
A new space in Osaka will open on Mar. 9th (Sat.) to provide a full line up of the brands ISSEY MIYAKE and ISSEY MIYAKE MEN.
Designer Akira Minagawa for fashion brand minä perhonen newly designed “little trip” in collaboration with PASS THE BATON.
Where Hanae Mori Building once stood, a new commercial complex named oak omotesando will open on April 4th.
This March, as a countermeasure against pollens, TEIJIN FRONTIER CO., LTD will market its newly developed polyester lace curtain named FCOT.
Following the renovation of the 3rd Mode floor completed last Dec. 5th, other floors of Isetan Shinjuku are currently being renovated in preparation for its grand re-opening this Mar. 6th.
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.).
Display and sales event “Made in America” is held at IDÉE until February 28th. Rigorously selected vintage furniture and sundries from Los Angeles and Portland, USA are in stores, as with handcrafts by two California based artists.
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.
PACIFIC FURNITURE SERVICE (P.F.S.) of Ebisu, Tokyo is holding its second special exhibit at ISETAN Shinjuku Main Building 5th floor from January 30th.
Popular pancakes and café restaurant Slappy Cakes from Oregon, U.S.A opens its first store in Japan on Jan. 31st (Thurs.) at Lumine Est Shinjuku store.
On Feb. 15th, MAISON KITSUNÉ will open two stores in Minami Aoyama Tokyo. MAISON KITSUNÉ will line up items from its prêt-à-porter collection and CAFÉ KITSUNÉ will line up records, CDs, polo shirts and T-shirts from its lines Kitsuné Tee and Parisien.
Susumu Koyama receives the “Supreme Chocolatier Award for Foreigners” at Paris hosted “Salon du Chocolat” two years running (first time for a Japanese). Chocolates produced by PATISSIER eS KOYAMA appear as 2013 Valentine items.
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.
Palace Hotel Tokyo B1 floor pastry shop “Sweets & Deli” will sell three types of limited Valentine’s Day sweets from Feb. 1st to 14th.
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