Tokyo Midtown Design Hub - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “My Favorite Design” – The Selection from Good Design Award 2019

    “My Favorite Design” – The Selection from Good Design Award 2019

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2019-10-02 - 2019-10-25

    In this exhibition, each Good Design Award jury member picks his/her most favorite design among this year’s awarded designs. The selected designs will be exhibited along with the comments and catch phrases...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 81st Exhibition University Labs Exhibition

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 81st Exhibition University Labs Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2019-09-02 - 2019-09-28

    This exhibit shows the course content and student works of nine art and design schools in various fields. It showcases different design styles and student perspectives based on the subjects of each class...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2019

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2019

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    • Media: Workshops
    • 2019-08-03 - 2019-08-11

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub presents its 12th annual children’s program inviting designers, artists, and design firms to plan and take part in exhibitions and events. [Related Events] 1. Ice Cream Parlor...More »

  • poster for Graphic Design in Japan 2019

    Graphic Design in Japan 2019

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2019-06-20 - 2019-08-07

    To commemorate the publication of design annual “Graphic Design in Japan 2019,” JAGDA showcases the latest graphic designs from general merchandise and advertising campaigns to spatial design and more....More »

  • poster for Kamiwaza Award Exhibition

    Kamiwaza Award Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture - Product
    • 2019-05-16 - 2019-06-05

    Winning examples of paper craft chosen from public submissions demonstrate the potential of paper in its strength, flexibility, and color ranges. More »

  • poster for Good Design Finalists 2018

    Good Design Finalists 2018

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Talks
    • 2019-04-03 - 2019-05-08

    Every year, the Good Design Award draws all kinds of design entries from across the world. Of the 4,789 entries to the 2018 competition, a total of 1,353 designs won prizes. In addition to their originality,...More »

  • poster for Graphic Design and Co-Creation with AI

    Graphic Design and Co-Creation with AI

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2019-03-15 - 2019-03-29

    What possibilities arise out of co-creation between graphic design and AI? The Japan Graphic Designers Association has been running verification tests using machine learning and algorithmic methods to...More »

  • poster for JAGDA Outreach Exhibition Part 2: Charity Art Tumbler

    JAGDA Outreach Exhibition Part 2: Charity Art Tumbler

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Party
    • 2019-02-01 - 2019-03-10

    From 2018 to 2020, JAGDA aims to use the power of design to connect to support artists with disabilities and Paralympians. As the second initiative under this program, this exhibition features tumbler,...More »

  • poster for  Craft Next – The 58th Japan Crafts Exhibition

    Craft Next – The 58th Japan Crafts Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Workshops
    • 2019-01-06 - 2019-01-14

    The upcoming session of the Japan Crafts Exhibition will mark its 58th anniversary since the event was first held in 1960. With award-winning crafts made by adults and students from across Japan, as well...More »

  • poster for Takuramiten - Making Near Future

    Takuramiten - Making Near Future

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Workshops - Talks
    • 2018-11-25 - 2018-12-24

    “Design” conjures images of “things with form”. However, design is also the shaping of things without form such as communication between people, services, and other intangible constructs. This exhibition...More »

  • poster for JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2018

    JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2018

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2018-09-28 - 2018-10-14

    The JAGDA Student Grand Prix is a nationwide poster design competition for students at high-school level or above. The Japan Graphic Designers Association calls for poster works on a different theme each...More »

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    University Labs Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Architecture - Product - Party
    • 2018-09-01 - 2018-09-24

    More and more schools (not just art and design schools) are teaching design, but the different ways that students learn design has been little studied. This exhibit shows the course content and student...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2018

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2018

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    • Media: Workshops
    • 2018-08-05 - 2018-08-12

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub presents its 11th annual children’s program inviting designers, artists, and design firms to plan and take part in exhibitions and events. [Events] Color Hunt Collect colorful...More »

  • poster for Graphic Design in Japan 2018

    Graphic Design in Japan 2018

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2018-06-20 - 2018-07-31

    To commemorate the publication of the design annual “Graphic Design in Japan 2018” first published in 1981, Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA) showcases a total of 300 pieces of work and video...More »

  • poster for Handmade Dishes and Japanese Confections

    Handmade Dishes and Japanese Confections

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    • Media: Sculpture - Product - Talks
    • 2018-06-20 - 2018-06-26

    For this exhibition students of Musashino Art University’s Craft Course have combined their ceramic creations with Japanese “wagashi” confections by traditional sweets maker Toraya. The exhibition not...More »

  • poster for Design Management Expo 2018

    Design Management Expo 2018

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2018-05-11 - 2018-05-27

    Design Management Expo introduces the latest developments in design management for businesses looking to innovate. For companies in the 21st century, design is vital for innovation. Companies are constantly...More »

  • poster for JAGDA Outreach Echibition #1 Masking Tape

    JAGDA Outreach Echibition #1 Masking Tape

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2018-03-16 - 2018-04-22

    JAGDA will spend the next three years, from 2018 to 2020, using the power of design to connect to and support both artists with disabilities and Paralympians. As the first initiative under this program,...More »

  • poster for  Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 71th Exhibition Local Design Studies 2018: Projects for Revitalizing Communities

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 71th Exhibition Local Design Studies 2018: Projects for Revitalizing Communities

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    • Media: Photography - Architecture - Sculpture - Product
    • 2018-02-23 - 2018-03-11

    “Local Design Studies,” an exhibition introducing projects utilizing local characteristics through displays and talk events, is held here for the third time. At past editions, local areas were observed...More »

  • poster for The 57th Japan Crafts Exhibition

    The 57th Japan Crafts Exhibition

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    • Media: Fashion - Crafts
    • 2018-01-06 - 2018-01-14

    The 57th annual Japan Crafts Exhibition is the largest craft competition in Japan. About 800 craft pieces made from various materials created with advanced techniques and a sensibility are displayed.The...More »

  • poster for Habu and Mongoose “Breakthrough From Chaos”

    Habu and Mongoose “Breakthrough From Chaos”

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    • Media: Graphics - Fashion - Video and Film - Sound - Party - Talks
    • 2017-11-27 - 2017-12-24

    What is the ideal creative style in our constantly diversifying modern society? The creative group, Tymote, active in a variety of fields including graphic design, film, music, engineering, art, fashion,...More »

  • poster for “X Design Academy: Thinking of Creative Facilitation” Talk Event

    “X Design Academy: Thinking of Creative Facilitation” Talk Event

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    • Media: Graphics - Workshops
    • 2017-10-23 - 2017-10-23

    It is becoming necessary to provide more creative facilitation in order to consider future design activities. This can be in the form of workshops, and also in terms of information sharing within teams,...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 68th Exhibition: JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2017

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 68th Exhibition: JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2017

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2017-08-25 - 2017-09-18

    The JAGDA Student Grand Prix is a nationwide poster design competition for students at high-school level or above. The Japan Graphic Designers Association calls for poster works on a different theme each...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2017

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2017

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    • Media: Graphics - Installation - Product
    • 2017-08-07 - 2017-08-13

    A variety of artists and desigers will encourage children to experience designing and making things through original programs uniquely tailored for Design Hub. [Events] Picture Diary Workshop Date:...More »

  • poster for Graphic Design in Japan 2017

    Graphic Design in Japan 2017

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    • Media: Graphics - Art Competition
    • 2017-06-17 - 2017-08-06

    To commemorate the publication of the design annual “Graphic Design in Japan 2017”, Japan Graphic Designers Association showcases a total of 300 pieces from the book, ranging from general merchandise,...More »

  • poster for Ceramics and Japanese Confectionary

    Ceramics and Japanese Confectionary

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2017-06-02 - 2017-06-04

    This exhibition organized by Musashino Art University (President: Tadanori Nagasawa) together with Toraya Confectionery Co., Ltd. presents works on the theme of utensils for Japanese confectionery produced...More »

  • poster for Interior Design for Generations

    Interior Design for Generations

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    • Media: Architecture - Product - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-05-26 - 2017-06-03

    This showcase of the next generation of interior designers provides hints for the future of comfortable, stylish living while offering the opportunity to consider the standards of Japanese interior design...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Design Ten

    Tokyo Design Ten

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2017-04-14 - 2017-05-21

    This exhibition commemorates Tokyo Midtown Design Hub’s 10th anniversary, addressing what Tokyo may look like in 10 years’ time from the viewpoint of design. Discover and experience Tokyo in the present...More »

  • poster for Packaging Tohoku Products: Deliciously Delightful 2016, in Tokyo

    Packaging Tohoku Products: Deliciously Delightful 2016, in Tokyo

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2017-03-03 - 2017-03-31

    Tohoku abounds in fascinating culture and history, local resources, impressive technology and top quality products, but the charm of these admirable aspects is not yet fully appreciated outside the region....More »

  • poster for Local Design Studies 2017: Projects for Revitalizing Communities

    Local Design Studies 2017: Projects for Revitalizing Communities

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    • Media: Photography - Crafts - Talks
    • 2017-02-03 - 2017-02-26

    Regional areas throughout Japan are working with various initiatives that explore characteristics considered unique to local areas and communities. This exhibition will introduce projects that have commercialized...More »

  • poster for The 56th Japan Crafts Exhibition - Living in Comfort

    The 56th Japan Crafts Exhibition - Living in Comfort

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    • Media: Crafts - Workshops - Talks
    • 2017-01-07 - 2017-01-15

    For the 56th edition of the Japan Crafts Exhibition, which was first held in 1960 and is now the largest exhibition of its kind, Japan Craft Design Association (JCDA) will present selected works by their...More »

  • poster for Principles and Forms of Design: 50 Years of Design Studies

    Principles and Forms of Design: 50 Years of Design Studies

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Party - Talks
    • 2016-11-19 - 2016-12-25

    Reexamining the principles and basic foundations of design practice from which expand ideals, critiques and enlightenment. This exhibition brings together 50 graduates of Musashino Art University’s Design...More »

  • poster for My Favorite of Good Design Award 2016 – The Selected Pieces From Juries

    My Favorite of Good Design Award 2016 – The Selected Pieces From Juries

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    • Media: Product
    • 2016-09-29 - 2016-10-23

    In this exhibition, each Good Design Award jury member picks his/her favorite design among this year’s awarded designs. The selected designs will be displayed along with the comments and catch phrases...More »

  • poster for Power of Adorned Jewellery – 29th Japan Jewelry Competition

    Power of Adorned Jewellery – 29th Japan Jewelry Competition

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2016-09-17 - 2016-09-25

    Started in 1965, the annual Japan Jewelry Competition pursues new possibilities in jewelry design, seeking out works of strong creativity, craftsmanship, and quality that responds to changing values and...More »

  • poster for JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2016

    JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2016

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2016-08-26 - 2016-09-11

    Japan Graphic Designers Association conducted the JAGDA Student Grand-Prix 2016, a poster design competition for students aimed at discovering new talent. This year’s theme is “SNS,”a modern form of communication...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2016

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2016

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    • Media: Art Festival - Workshops
    • 2016-08-11 - 2016-08-20

    The ninth Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week, a popular annual event, features a program with ten design and creativity-focused workshops for children. Designers lead hands-on activities while artists...More »

  • poster for teamLab & Musashino Art University Team-Thinking, Team-Building Workshop

    teamLab & Musashino Art University Team-Thinking, Team-Building Workshop

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    • Media: Workshops
    • 2016-06-24 - 2016-06-24

    The Musashino Art University Design Lounge at Tokyo Midtown presents a creative workshop geared towards university and graduate school students in an event offering new perspectives and discoveries through...More »

  • poster for Mid Day Week Exhibition

    Mid Day Week Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture
    • 2016-06-24 - 2016-07-03

    The exact middle of the year, July 2nd is 182 days out from New Years and 182 days away from New Year’s Eve. Ring in the New Half Year with the third annual event looking back on the first half of the...More »

  • poster for Japan Graphic Design 2016

    Japan Graphic Design 2016

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2016-06-17 - 2016-08-08

    With over 3000 members the Japan Graphic Designers’ Association is a leader in the promotion of graphic arts and has continued to publish an annual journal “Graphic Design in Japan” since 1981. To mark...More »

  • poster for Ceramics and Japanese Sweets

    Ceramics and Japanese Sweets

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2016-06-17 - 2016-06-19

    The historic Japanese sweet shop “Toraya” and the ceramics department of Musashino Art University join in collaboration, with students producing specially designed ceramics for the delicate sweets of tradition....More »

  • poster for Without Thought Vol.15 Station

    Without Thought Vol.15 Station

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    • Media: Graphics - Installation - Product
    • 2016-04-27 - 2016-05-15

    The Without Thought workshop focuses upon the things which people do without thought and attempts to draw out new ideas from this. This time it takes up the theme of the “Station”, a place of mass gathering...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 57th Exhibition Packaging Tohoku Products – Deliciously Delightful 2015, Tokyo

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 57th Exhibition Packaging Tohoku Products – Deliciously Delightful 2015, Tokyo

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    • Media: Product
    • 2016-03-09 - 2016-04-17

    Tohoku abounds in fascinating local resources along with high technology and quality products, but these admirable aspects are not yet fully appreciated outside of Tohoku. To promote such strengths and...More »

  • poster for Local Design Studies: 20 Projects for Regional Revitalization

    Local Design Studies: 20 Projects for Regional Revitalization

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    • Media: Graphics - Architecture - Party - Talks
    • 2016-02-18 - 2016-03-06

    Throughout Japan, local communities have been actively engaged in a variety of projects that rely on their indigenous traditions and industries. In these projects, people have sought to rediscover values...More »

  • poster for Digital Media and Japanese Graphic Design – Its Past and Future

    Digital Media and Japanese Graphic Design – Its Past and Future

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2016-01-29 - 2016-02-14

    With the evolution of technology, digital media continues to change and prevail. This exhibition focuses on graphics based on computing techniques and media with digital environments such as the internet...More »

  • poster for Learning Architecture 2015

    Learning Architecture 2015

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    • Media: Architecture - Party - Talks
    • 2015-11-20 - 2015-12-26

    University architectural education is changing constantly, reflecting contemporary trends in areas such as architectural design and construction technologies. In recent years, the adoption of computer...More »

  • poster for Graphic Trial Collection 2006-2015

    Graphic Trial Collection 2006-2015

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2015-09-18 - 2015-10-24

    Graphic Trial is a project that explores the possibilities of graphic design and printmaking where leading creators collaborate with printing directors from Toppan Printing to produce original posters,...More »

  • poster for JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2015

    JAGDA Student Grand Prix 2015

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    • Media: Graphics - Art Competition
    • 2015-08-28 - 2015-09-13

    Japan Graphic Designers Association conducted the JAGDA Student Grand-Prix 2015, a poster design competition for students held after an interval of 10 years. The students were encouraged to interprete...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 52nd Exhibition:  Graphic Design in Japan 2015

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 52nd Exhibition: Graphic Design in Japan 2015

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Video and Film - Media Arts
    • 2015-06-19 - 2015-08-05

    With over 3000 members making it the biggest design organization in Asia, Japan Graphic Designers Association has continued to organize this regular display of leading graphic design since 1981 and here...More »

  • poster for ” ◯◯◯mo ◯◯◯mo ◯◯◯mo ◯◯◯ can also be considered ◯◯◯ “

    ” ◯◯◯mo ◯◯◯mo ◯◯◯mo ◯◯◯ can also be considered ◯◯◯ “

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Sculpture
    • 2015-04-17 - 2015-05-31

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub presents the second “mo mo mo” exhibit, which helps you discover elements of design in things that seem far from it. For the second show, professionals from various fields open...More »

  • poster for Packaging Tohoku Products— Deliciously Delightful, Tokyo 2015

    Packaging Tohoku Products— Deliciously Delightful, Tokyo 2015

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    • Media: Product - Party - Talks
    • 2015-03-06 - 2015-03-29

    The Tohoku region boasts an array of regional assets granted by a rich climate, history, and culture, as well as high-tech products of reliable quality. However, in many cases appeal of these works is...More »

  • poster for Philippine Design Exhibition

    Philippine Design Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2015-02-18 - 2015-03-01

    Movement 8 is a group of designers based in the Philippines currently making waves on the international design scene. Here they give an introduction to Philippine design with an exhibition of 60 products...More »

  • poster for JAGDA School 2015 Portfolio Review

    JAGDA School 2015 Portfolio Review

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2015-01-24 - 2015-01-25

    JAGDA (Japan Graphic Designers Association) School brings together the experience and wisdom of professional graphic designers, who instruct students aiming to become the next generation of pros. This...More »

  • poster for Design Resonates with DNA: The 54th Japan Crafts Exhibition

    Design Resonates with DNA: The 54th Japan Crafts Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2015-01-10 - 2015-01-18

    Where do the resonating desires to create and use these creations come from? Focusing on the idea of “design resonates with DNA,” this exhibition introduces a selection of handcrafted works. Handicrafts...More »

  • poster for Iroha Exhibition

    Iroha Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Painting - Sculpture - Fashion - Product
    • 2014-11-21 - 2014-12-25

    In Japan, “Iroha” is a familiar way of expressing the standard or steps of doing something like “ABC” in English. “Iroha” comes from the homonymous Japanese poem, probably written in the Middle Ages. It...More »

  • poster for “The Work I Selected” 2014

    “The Work I Selected” 2014

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2014-10-04 - 2014-10-25

    A series of books introducing the winning works of the 2014 Good Design Awards announced on Oct. 1. Each of the 71 judges has written about a single work he or she chose. More »

  • poster for Books, Words, Designs

    Books, Words, Designs

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Party
    • 2014-08-29 - 2014-09-28

    Welcoming the book director Yoshitaka Haba as its general director, the exhibition “Books, Words, Designs” was organized to “richly convey the messages of books and words within.” Ten frontrunners in various...More »

  • poster for Roppongi Future Meeting - Noritaka Tatehana Public Interview

    Roppongi Future Meeting - Noritaka Tatehana Public Interview

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2014-08-11 - 2014-08-11

    A special interview with artist Noritaka Tatehana. Noritaka Tatehana is the designer of Lady Gaga’s famed “heelless shoes”, and creates all of his designs by hand. Learning the trade of fashion and shoe...More »

  • poster for Roppongi Future Meeting - Tatsuo Miyajima Public Interview

    Roppongi Future Meeting - Tatsuo Miyajima Public Interview

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2014-07-12 - 2014-07-12

    Tatsuo Miyajima unveiled one of his major works “Counter Void” at Keyakisaka, Roppongi in 2003 where a whole wall of numerous illuminated figures counts between 1 and 9. This continued to be a prominent...More »

  • poster for The Zero Existing There

    The Zero Existing There

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    • 2014-07-01 - 2014-07-04

    Third-year students of Musashino Art University’s Department of Imaging Arts & Sciences enrolled in the Media Art II class present projects that explore and manifest the concept of zero.More »

  • poster for Graphic Design in Japan 2014

    Graphic Design in Japan 2014

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Talks
    • 2014-06-20 - 2014-08-03

    Celebrating the power of Japan’s graphic design with a collection of over 300 works and documents ranging from accessories to books, package design, logos, posters, advertising, websites and spatial design. [Related...More »

  • Windowscape - From the Research Processes of Windows to Milano Salone

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    • 2014-05-31 - 2014-06-15

    Members of the Tsukamoto Lab at Tokyo Kougei University unveil their ongoing research into the architecture of windows, with a rich selection of photographs, sketches and documents from across 30 different...More »

  • poster for “The Design Batons - Future-minded Artists Sharing Their Dreams”

    “The Design Batons - Future-minded Artists Sharing Their Dreams”

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2014-04-04 - 2014-05-11

    Leading creators take on the role of curators and select an emerging creative of rising potential, passing on the baton of design to the future, further supplemented through a series of talk sessions. [Related...More »

  • poster for My Home Town

    My Home Town

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    • Media: Video and Film
    • 2014-02-28 - 2014-03-23

    In cooperation with Mebic Creative Network Osaka, an organization that supports Osaka creators, Tokyo Midtown Design Hub presents “My Home Town.” In this project, creative types working in a variety of...More »

  • poster for JAGDA Handkerchiefs for Tohoku 3 “Messages from Tohoku”

    JAGDA Handkerchiefs for Tohoku 3 “Messages from Tohoku”

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2014-01-20 - 2014-02-23

    In an ongoing project in support of the regeneration of the Tohoku region, JAGDA presents a collection of specially designed handkerchiefs decorated with the words of members of local shopping arcades...More »

  • poster for Origins and Possibility— The 53rd Japan Crafts Exhibition

    Origins and Possibility— The 53rd Japan Crafts Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2014-01-08 - 2014-01-16

    How much do crafts contribute to people’s lives? Focusing on the concept of “origins and possibility,” this exhibition introduces a selection of crafts with the power to entice. Seminars explaining the...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 43rd Exhibition “Life and Form from Now: Integration of Craft and Design, and its Future Vision”

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 43rd Exhibition “Life and Form from Now: Integration of Craft and Design, and its Future Vision”

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2013-11-20 - 2013-12-25

    Creations ranging from crafts to corporate projects are accompanied by explanations and notes on their creators’ ideas. The exhibition explores the concepts leading up to creation and the influences of...More »

  • poster for Musashino Art University Design Lounge “Good Design Lounge 2013”

    Musashino Art University Design Lounge “Good Design Lounge 2013”

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    • Media: Graphics - Architecture - Fashion - Talks
    • 2013-10-30 - 2013-11-04

    Associates of Musashino Art University’s Product Design program gather to present their research alongside a series of talk sessions and workshops examining good design. [Related Events] Workshop...More »

  • “East Gathering - East Asia Interior Designers/Architects Spatial Design Conference”

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2013-10-20 - 2013-10-27

    First initiated in Hong Kong in 2010 “East Gathering” brings together interior designers and architects from across East Asia in a sharing of new ideas and approaches, with this year taking the theme of...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 41st Exhibition: Long Life Design 2013

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 41st Exhibition: Long Life Design 2013

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2013-10-01 - 2013-10-17

    Introducing contenders for this year’s “Good Design Long Life Design Award,” chosen by the head of the Japan Institute of Design Promotion as “design that builds our lives, which we hope to see continue...More »

  • poster for “Made-in-Toyama Design”

    “Made-in-Toyama Design”

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2013-09-12 - 2013-09-24

    Toyama Prefecture has been a pioneer of design promotion for 25 years. Taking a leading role in design competitions emphasizing product development, its activities focus on bringing Toyama firms together...More »

  • poster for Hakata - Young Creators in Textile and Doll Making

    Hakata - Young Creators in Textile and Doll Making

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2013-08-24 - 2013-09-08

    The textile and doll making craft of Hakata, Fukuoka is an art form which has been passed down over hundreds of years and has become an important industry as part of the local economy. However with the...More »

  • poster for Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2013

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2013

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2013-08-01 - 2013-08-09

    Nine workshops for children on themes of design and making things, featuring professional artists and designers. [Events] “Draw Your Own Characters” Science Experiment Date: 8/1 (Thurs) 12:00-15:45...More »

  • poster for Graphic Design in Japan 2013

    Graphic Design in Japan 2013

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2013-06-15 - 2013-08-04

    With around 2900 members the Japan Graphic Designers Association is the largest design organization in Asia and has continued to publish the journal “Graphic Design In Japan” since 1981. To mark the release...More »

  • poster for Business With Social Innovation in 2030

    Business With Social Innovation in 2030

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    • Media: Installation
    • 2013-05-16 - 2013-06-11

    What problems will society be facing in 2030? Nineteen leading companies address these issues in a design exhibition of “installations” offering visitors a glimpse of the future’s challenges and opportunities....More »

  • poster for Momomo Design Exhibition

    Momomo Design Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Fashion - Product - Party
    • 2013-04-12 - 2013-05-12

    Tokyo Midtown Design Hub presents the 39th Momomo Design Exhibition, organized by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion, the Japan Graphic Designers Association, and the Musashino Art University Design...More »

  • Aichi Triennale 2013 Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2013-04-09 - 2013-04-09

    Discussion between Aichi Triennale 2013's official designer, Masaaki Hiromura, and artistic director, Tarou Igarashi, on the relationship between design and international arts festivals. Moderated by community...More »

  • poster for Techne: The Visual Laboratory

    Techne: The Visual Laboratory

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    • Media: Video and Film - Talks
    • 2013-03-01 - 2013-03-31

    This exhibition presents a diverse world of imagery in co-operation with "Techne: The Visual Workshop", NHK's popular educational TV show that was awarded a Good Design Award in 2012. Six of the show's...More »

  • poster for "JAGDA Handkerchiefs Part 2" Exhibition

    "JAGDA Handkerchiefs Part 2" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2013-01-15 - 2013-02-17

    On display are handkerchiefs designed by 385 designers based on drawings and paintings made by children from Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima prefectures.More »

  • poster for "Take Out" Exhibition

    "Take Out" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2012-11-22 - 2012-12-26

    Features social projects by 18 Japanese movers and shakers, inspired by the new spirit of volunteering and social conscience that was engendered by the tragedy of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. The...More »

  • poster for "Musabi Design" Exhibition

    "Musabi Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2012-10-05 - 2012-11-04

    On display are some 200 posters, chairs, magazines, industrial products and toys dating from the 1950s through 70s.More »

  • poster for "Our Favorite Long Life Design Selection" Exhibition

    "Our Favorite Long Life Design Selection" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Video and Film - Talks
    • 2012-08-17 - 2012-09-26

    On display are some 20 works chosen from among winners of the Long Life Design Award, as well as footage from interviews conducted with various designers and product manufacturers.More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2012" Exhibition

    "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week 2012" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Product - Crafts - Talks
    • 2012-08-06 - 2012-08-11

    Workshops on themes of design and making things, including programs where both parents and children can join in together.More »

  • poster for “Japanese Design 2012” Exhibition

    “Japanese Design 2012” Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts - Party
    • 2012-06-22 - 2012-07-29

    To mark the publication of the annual "Graphic Design in Japan", made every year in collaboration with JAGDA, the largest design association in Asia, this exhibition will feature around products and videos...More »

  • poster for "Credible Design" Exhibition

    "Credible Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Product
    • 2012-03-30 - 2012-06-17

    To mark its fifth anniversary, the Design Hub presents an exhibition to examine trust in design by featuring some 50 examples recommended by designers, architects and creators as “credible design”. More »

  • poster for "Tohoku/Ibaraki 100 Designs Area Aid Design Project" Exhibition

    "Tohoku/Ibaraki 100 Designs Area Aid Design Project" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts - Ceramics
    • 2012-03-09 - 2012-03-25

    This exhibition introduces visitors to the work of designers and craftsmen from Ibaraki prefecture and the Tohoku region, including products from more than 100 regional manufacturers.More »

  • poster for "my home town" Exhibition

    "my home town" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Party - Talks
    • 2012-02-10 - 2012-02-26

    Features nostalgic notebooks from hundreds of designers, video artists and editors, reminiscing on their respective hometowns from all over Japan.More »

  • poster for "UNICEF Tree of Prayers Project" Exhibition

    "UNICEF Tree of Prayers Project" Exhibition

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    • 2012-01-13 - 2012-02-05

    The UNICEF Tree of Prayers Project was launched, to give thought to children in affected areas on Christmas after over six months since the disaster, and to bring about smiles on their faces by gathering...More »

  • "JAGDA Tokyo Student Day 2011"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-11-20 - 2011-11-27

    Series of talks by 24 professional graphic designers aimed at the next generation of young students and creators. See website for more details.More »

  • poster for "JAGDA Tohoku Reconstruction Charity Support Exhibition: Nice Handkerchiefs"

    "JAGDA Tohoku Reconstruction Charity Support Exhibition: Nice Handkerchiefs"

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    • Media: Product - Party - Talks
    • 2011-11-18 - 2011-12-25

    Held as part of a series of projects by the Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. (JAGDA) in support of ongoing reconstruction efforts in Tohoku, this exhibition showcases a huge selection of handkerchiefs...More »

  • poster for "Kosovo + Japan: Photo Dialogue 9,300km" Exhibition

    "Kosovo + Japan: Photo Dialogue 9,300km" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-10-24 - 2011-10-30

    Features the photography of 30 young participants from Japan and Kosovo, created as a "photography rally" and then shared via social media.More »

  • poster for "Good Design Exhibition 2011"

    "Good Design Exhibition 2011"

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    • Media: Architecture - Product
    • 2011-10-03 - 2011-11-13

    Design is the art of discovering appropriate responses to problems that will enhance one's quality of life. This exhibition showcases some 70 products, buildings and other projects that were selected to...More »

  • poster for "Design Makes You Happy!?" Exhibition

    "Design Makes You Happy!?" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture - Product - Talks
    • 2011-09-09 - 2011-09-29

    This is the second exhibition dealing with the theme of design and happiness. It introduces a lot of art and industrial contemporary research from the perspectives of design human science, communication...More »

  • poster for "Code: Poster Design Competition Winning Entries" Exhibition

    "Code: Poster Design Competition Winning Entries" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Party - Art Competition
    • 2011-08-31 - 2011-09-05

    Features the entries to a design competition held in 7 cities around the world. The theme is "code" but each city's own visual culture and identity produces different results.More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week"

    "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week"

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    • Media: Product - Party - Talks
    • 2011-08-04 - 2011-08-21

    A series of kids and parent workshops for kids based on the themes of design and making things.More »

  • "Knowledge Garden" Talk

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    • Media: Party - Talks
    • 2011-07-27 - 2011-07-27

    Kaoru Mende is a leading lighting designer who researches the history, spread and effects of urban illumination, advocating for the importance of darkness. In the wake of the recent earthquake, he and...More »

  • poster for "Post-3.11 Design For Japan" Symposium

    "Post-3.11 Design For Japan" Symposium

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-06-29 - 2011-06-29

    This symposium discusses the future in the post-3.11 world in relation to disaster prevention research, the environment and natural resources, city-planning for Sendai and design.More »

  • poster for “Japanese Graphic Design 2011” Exhibition

    “Japanese Graphic Design 2011” Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Talks
    • 2011-06-10 - 2011-07-18

    Features around 300 designs in product form or video, taken from the "Graphic Design in Japan 2011" almanac, published in June by JAGDA. [Image: Masashi Tentaku, "KUDAMEMO"]More »

  • "Japanese Design 2011" Talk Events

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2011-05-13 - 2011-05-17

    Three talk events by art directors and photographers participating in the "Japanese Design 2011" exhibition currently on view at Tokyo Midtown Design Hub. More details at http://www.designhub.jp/seminar/2011/04/28-1418.html...More »

  • "The Design of Words 2010: Thinking About Onscreen Typography"

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2011-04-27 - 2011-04-27

    Debating and discussing Japanese typography in web environments.More »

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    “Japanese Design 2011” Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Crafts
    • 2011-04-22 - 2011-06-05

    Showcases an installation of photos and text that explores underappreciated aspects of local culture in Japan's rural areas. Makoto Umehara visited Akita, Chie Morimoto went back to Hyogo in search of...More »

  • poster for "Romance: Motion Graphics by 85 JAGDA Members" Exhibition

    "Romance: Motion Graphics by 85 JAGDA Members" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Video and Film
    • 2011-02-04 - 2011-03-06

    This exhibition of motion graphics by 85 JAGDA members celebrates the launch of at the BODW design event in Hong Kong last December and a subsequent exhibition at "InnoCenter", a design promotion facility...More »

  • poster for "Design for Human Happiness" Exhibition

    "Design for Human Happiness" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Product - Talks
    • 2011-01-07 - 2011-01-30

    This exhibition showcases works that explore how design can bring about happiness through recent developments in engineering applied to architecture, video games, interactive art and design strategy. ...More »

  • poster for "Prototype04" Exhibition

    "Prototype04" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-12-10 - 2010-12-26

    Design exhibition featuring prototypes, models and sketches by young Japanese product, furniture and architectural designers on the theme "new action".More »

  • poster for "Good Design Exhibition 2010"

    "Good Design Exhibition 2010"

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    • Media: Architecture - Product - Media Arts
    • 2010-10-08 - 2010-12-05

    On display are works by selected winners of the Good Design Award 2010, including product design, architecture, environmental design, communication vehicles, technology and “frontier design” (futuristic...More »

  • poster for "The Land of Smiles: Thai Design Exhibition - from Design Excellence Award 2010"

    "The Land of Smiles: Thai Design Exhibition - from Design Excellence Award 2010"

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-09-23 - 2010-10-04

    Furniture and spa items from Thailand, the country of smiles rich in tropical nature and the exuberance of blooming flowers, are catching the world's attention. In the fields of creative work and design,...More »

  • poster for "The Design of Words 2010: Thinking about Onscreen Typography"

    "The Design of Words 2010: Thinking about Onscreen Typography"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2010-09-21 - 2010-09-21

    Debate about the state of onscreen typography in Japan, inspired by a comment by Kenya Hara on the poor quality of Japanese typography in web environments. See website for more details.More »

  • poster for "Taiwan Design Power" Exhibition

    "Taiwan Design Power" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-09-09 - 2010-09-20

    Over the past ten years, products from Taiwan have garnered over 1000 awards from international design competitions including the Good Design Award from Japan. 24 of those won top honors - proof that Taiwanese...More »

  • poster for "The Way of Ethnography: Approaches to Analyzing Humans and Society" Exhibition

    "The Way of Ethnography: Approaches to Analyzing Humans and Society" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-08-30 - 2010-09-01

    This exhibition, held in conjunction with the 6th International Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference, showcases ideas selected by the program committee of EPIC, the flagship conference for industrial...More »

  • poster for "Potter's Wheel and Notebook Exhibition"

    "Potter's Wheel and Notebook Exhibition"

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    • Media: Ceramics - Talks
    • 2010-08-26 - 2010-09-05

    Talk: September 2nd (Thu) 16:15~17:45 Reservation not required, first-come first-served Theme: Design Models for the Future of Post-consumer Societies Venue: International Design Liaison Center (5F...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week"

    "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids Week"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2010-08-02 - 2010-08-13

    Series of workshops for kids that focus on design and making things led by designers from companies like Nissan and Nikon. There will also be programs designed specially for parent-children teams. See...More »

  • poster for "Pacific Pedal Life Design" Exhibition

    "Pacific Pedal Life Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-07-29 - 2010-08-27

    Motorized bicycles have attracted much attention of late as an environmentally friendly and sustainable means of transportation. This exhibition demonstrates how the culture of urban biking has matured...More »

  • poster for "Graphic Design in Japan 2010" Exhibition

    "Graphic Design in Japan 2010" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Party
    • 2010-06-18 - 2010-07-25

    22nd edition of the Japanese Graphic Design exhibition, organized by Tokyo Midtown Design Hub in collaboration with the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization, the Japan Graphic Designers Association,...More »

  • poster for "The Design of Words 2010: Thinking about Onscreen Typography"

    "The Design of Words 2010: Thinking about Onscreen Typography"

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2010-06-02 - 2010-06-02

    This discussion and forum about onscreen typography was inspired by a remark by Kenya Hara on the dismal state of Japanese typography in web environments. Issues and subjects to be tackled include Kindle,...More »

  • poster for "Design to Change the World" Exhibition

    "Design to Change the World" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-05-15 - 2010-06-13

    Design in developed countries only focuses on the top 10% of the world population. The future mission of design should focus on improving the quality of life of the poor in the developing countries, which...More »

  • poster for "Designs of Japan 2010" Exhibition

    "Designs of Japan 2010" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Architecture - Product
    • 2010-04-08 - 2010-05-09

    This exhibition focuses on Japanese design since 2000. The show is organized by 5 curators whose backgrounds range from design to architecture.More »

  • "bodw, Hong Kong: Window to the World" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-03-19 - 2010-03-31

    This exhibition is a pre-event that is being held in advance of the Hong Kong Business of Design Week (BODW) taking place this December. On display are award-winning works from the Design for Asia Awards...More »

  • poster for 9th World Poster Triennale Toyama: 2009 Selection Tokyo Exhibition

    9th World Poster Triennale Toyama: 2009 Selection Tokyo Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2010-02-26 - 2010-03-14

    This special exhibition features prizewinning works from the 9th World Poster Triennale Toyama.More »

  • poster for "JAGDA CALENDAR SALONE 2011" Exhibition

    "JAGDA CALENDAR SALONE 2011" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Party
    • 2010-02-18 - 2010-02-23

    Exhibition of samples for the 2011 edition of the JAGDA calendar.More »

  • "Hint on Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2010-01-23 - 2010-02-14

    The exhibition will allow visitors to discover the ways in which society and corporations utilize design to create unique values. More »

  • "Food Cloths" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2009-12-18 - 2010-01-17

    190 Japanese designers introduce new uses for fabrics at the dining table (placemats, tablecloth and wrapping cloths for lunchboxes) that make food look more delicious.More »

  • poster for "Prototype 03" Exhibition

    "Prototype 03" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Party
    • 2009-11-13 - 2009-12-13

    An exhibition of prototype works from product designers, furniture designers, architects, and other creatives. This collection of prototypes and in-process design work illustrates the discovery, frustration...More »

  • poster for "365" Exhibition

    "365" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2009-10-17 - 2009-10-20

    In conjunction with the launch of the "365" (Hello San Roku Go) calendar designed by 365 JAGDA members, an exhibition and talk shows will be held. Talk Show 1 Date & Time: October 17th (Sat) 17:00-18:30 Guests:...More »

  • poster for "Good Design Exhibition 2009"

    "Good Design Exhibition 2009"

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2009-10-01 - 2009-11-08

    This year, the Good Design Award has conducted user-conscious screenings "from the viewpoint of near-future citizens," for users are not only the recipients of products and services, but also the ones...More »

  • poster for "The Land of Smile: Thai Design" Exhibition

    "The Land of Smile: Thai Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2009-09-11 - 2009-09-23

    Inspired by and created amidst the abundant nature of the tropics, Thai furniture and spa items have won much attention worldwide. Thai's unique and comfortable products are now leading creative and design...More »

  • poster for "Asia Digital Art Award - Tokyo" Exhibition

    "Asia Digital Art Award - Tokyo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2009-08-22 - 2009-09-06

    Held from August 22nd through to September 6th at Tokyo Midtown Design Hub, is "Asia Digital Art Award - Tokyo" Exhibition. This is a great opportunity for viewers to encounter works which fuse logical...More »

  • "Search for a Cause! Tokyo Niche vol.1" Talk Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2009-08-05 - 2009-08-05

    Tokyo Niche is a talk event that identifies rising talents and emerging movements as "niche" and provides participants with opportunities to encounter people who create such niches. The guest speaker...More »

  • poster for "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids' Week" Event

    "Tokyo Midtown Design Hub Kids' Week" Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2009-08-01 - 2009-08-16

    A series of workshops for children on the theme of design and creation will be held from August 1st (Sat) through August 16th (Sun). See website for more details.More »

  • poster for "Graphic Design in Japan 2009" Exhibition

    "Graphic Design in Japan 2009" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2009-06-05 - 2009-07-30

    "Graphic Design in Japan" is a yearbook that was first published in 1981 by the Japan Graphic Designer Association, which consists of over 2600 professional members. Ever since, this heavily illustrated...More »

  • "Design YES NO" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2009-04-15 - 2009-05-31

    An international hub for new standards in design, Tokyo Midtown Design Hub (consisting of the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization, Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA) and Kyushu University...More »

  • "Calendar Salone 2010" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Party
    • 2009-04-01 - 2009-04-12

    An international hub for new standards in design, Tokyo Midtown Design Hub (consisting of the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization, Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA) and Kyushu University...More »

  • "The Work I Selected" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2009-03-13 - 2009-03-24

    An international hub for new standards in design, Tokyo Midtown Design Hub (consisting of the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization, Japan Graphic Designers Association and Kyushu University School...More »

  • poster for "Kyushu Brand Design 2009" Exhibition

    "Kyushu Brand Design 2009" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2009-02-07 - 2009-03-01

    Based on the theme "region x design = the creation of new values", this second installment of the "Kyushu Brand Design" Exhibition introduces products by local brands closely associated with Kyushu through...More »

  • "Gift -Design Ribbons for the Future" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2008-12-12 - 2009-02-01

    For this exhibition, designers from the Japan Graphic Designer Association designed original ribbons perfect for the coming gift-giving seasons including Christmas, New Year's and Valentine's Day. For...More »

  • poster for "Good Design Award 2008 General Review" Event

    "Good Design Award 2008 General Review" Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-10-10 - 2008-11-04

    What sort of future lifestyles were proposed by the more than 3000 submitted design works this year? This is a review event organized by the members of the Good Design Award review panel. This event is...More »

  • poster for "Good Design Exhibition 2008"

    "Good Design Exhibition 2008"

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2008-10-09 - 2008-12-07

    This year, the Good Design Award has conducted user-conscious screenings "from the viewpoint of near-future citizens," for users are not only the recipients of products and services, but also the ones...More »

  • poster for "The Land of Smiles -Thai Design and Excellence Award" Exhibition

    "The Land of Smiles -Thai Design and Excellence Award" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2008-09-19 - 2008-10-05

    Inspired by and created amidst the abundant nature of the tropics, Thai furniture and spa items have won much attention in Japan. In recent years, Thailand has experienced rapid economic development, which...More »

  • poster for "Asian Digital Art Prize" Special Exhibition

    "Asian Digital Art Prize" Special Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Media Arts
    • 2008-08-23 - 2008-09-07

    The Asian Digital Art Prize is an international competition held annually in Fukuoka prefecture with the purpose of providing knowledge and disseminating digital art and design from Asia to the world....More »

  • "Kyushu University Open Campus" Event

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-08-08 - 2008-08-08

    Concurrently held with Kyushu University School of Design Open Campus is an open campus event at the school's Tokyo site, the Tokyo Midtown Design Hub. Everyone is welcome - not only audiences who are...More »

  • poster for "Design School League 2008 -Creation of Designs and New Values" Exhibition

    "Design School League 2008 -Creation of Designs and New Values" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2008-07-26 - 2008-08-17

    On the theme of "creation of designs and new values", 2nd edition of this exhibition showcases various projects, including cooperative projects between businesses and universities, now work-in-progress...More »

  • poster for "q's Club + Horikiri Gangu-do -That Modern Game Called Shopping" Event

    "q's Club + Horikiri Gangu-do -That Modern Game Called Shopping" Event

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    • Media: Product - Talks - Performance Art
    • 2008-06-26 - 2008-06-26

    At times a product designer, at other times columnist tackling the subject of material desires, bonsai master, calligrapher, Tokyo Commonplace Club and, finally, the owner of Horikiri Gangu-do (meaning...More »

  • poster for "Graphic Design in Japan 2008" Exhibition

    "Graphic Design in Japan 2008" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics
    • 2008-06-20 - 2008-07-21

    "Graphic Design in Japan" is the yearbook first published in 1981 by Japan Graphic Designer Association, consisting of 2500 professional members. Ever since, this heavily-illustrated yearbook has annually...More »

  • poster for "Creative Fuel" Seminar

    "Creative Fuel" Seminar

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-06-03 - 2008-06-03

    Benza is the name of an institution founded by students at the Pratt Institute, one of the participating schools at International Design Liaison Center. At Benza's studio, design processes invented by...More »

  • poster for "What's Good Design 2008" Exhibition

    "What's Good Design 2008" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Video and Film
    • 2008-05-15 - 2008-06-11

    Since its establishment in 1957, the Good Design Award has supported the progress of Japanese life and industry, acting as the only institution in Japan that evaluates and advocates design from a comprehensive...More »

  • Lecture by the Dean of Arts Suzanne Anker

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-04-06 - 2008-04-06

    In conjunction with the School of Visual Arts poster exhibition, the School's Dean of Arts Suzanne Anker will give a lecture on the "Interpretation & Analysis of Contemporary Art Trends in New York." Date:...More »

  • poster for "1 - Design For The Next" Exhibition

    "1 - Design For The Next" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Sculpture - Product - Media Arts - Talks
    • 2008-03-29 - 2008-05-11

    Thirty creators from a variety of different genres present their work, aiming to step forward into the future. Works will be presented on pedestals shaped like the number "1". Talk events featuring...More »

  • poster for 1st Challenge Kyushu University Faculty of Design "Critical Juncture"

    1st Challenge Kyushu University Faculty of Design "Critical Juncture"

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    • Media: Graphics - Architecture - Product
    • 2008-03-29 - 2008-05-11

    After the unification with the Kyushu Institute of Design, the first group of students from the faculty of design at the Kyushu University graduated last March. Also, this year marks the 1st anniversary...More »

  • "Emerging Trends in Design: A Finnish Perspective!" Seminar

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2008-03-26 - 2008-03-26

    This seminar takes up the themes of service innovation and academic-industrial alliances to discuss how the future of design is perceived in Scandinavia. Please see website for speakers and detailed program...More »

  • poster for "Student Works from Lahti Institute of Design (Finland) Exhibition"

    "Student Works from Lahti Institute of Design (Finland) Exhibition"

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    • Media: Product
    • 2008-03-17 - 2008-03-23

    Finland has a population of 4,500,000. The capital city Helsinki has a population of 500,000. Lahti, Finland's eighth largest city with a population of 100,000, is located about 100 kilometers east-northeast...More »

  • poster for "Kyushu Brand" Exhibition

    "Kyushu Brand" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product
    • 2008-02-08 - 2008-03-02

    The theme of this exhibition is "new value and design of brands from Kyushu" and showcases a number of original brands and product designs from designers and brands based in the Kyushu region. More »

  • poster for "Freq in Tokyo" Exhibition

    "Freq in Tokyo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Performance Art
    • 2007-12-17 - 2007-12-19

    Freq is a media art festival organized by the Fuchumura Research Center of Kyushu University. Since 2001, the festival has presented installations, performances and workshops by graduates and current...More »

  • poster for Junya Tashiro "Ragxury"

    Junya Tashiro "Ragxury"

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    • Media: Fashion
    • 2007-09-28 - 2007-09-30
  • poster for "Asia Digital Art Award - Tokyo" Exhibition

    "Asia Digital Art Award - Tokyo" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Illustration - Photography
    • 2007-09-25 - 2007-09-29

    The "Asian Digital Art Awards," an international competition aimed at making Asian digital art and design more widely known in the world, are given out each year in Fukuoka, Japan. Around 1000 works are...More »

  • poster for "Design School League 2007" Exhibition

    "Design School League 2007" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2007-09-08 - 2007-09-20

    The recently-completed Tokyo Midtown complex includes a "Design Hub" exhibition space on the 5th floor. The Design Hub will host the "Design School League 2007," bringing together works from the major...More »

  • poster for Kyushu University Design Department Informational Meeting

    Kyushu University Design Department Informational Meeting

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-08-08 - 2007-08-08

    This is an informational talk centering around discussions between design and art professionals (university lecturers) and university students. Location: Kyushu University Design Department Tokyo Site...More »

  • Design Liason Center Seminar "Design-to-Market-Strategy"

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Talks
    • 2007-07-27 - 2007-07-28

    Today, design that is sensitive to market trends is an important element of the economy. Design elevates the creative power of business, and innovation can be the decider in whether or not something succeeds...More »

  • poster for "ASEAN Design 2007" Exhibition

    "ASEAN Design 2007" Exhibition

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    • Media: Product - Talks
    • 2007-06-25 - 2007-07-16

    This exhibition presents the latest in Asian interior and lifestyle design. This exhibition is not simply a display of work but a forum for the business side of design, incorporating participants such...More »

  • International Design Liaison Center Seminar "Looking at how to foster international talent in the design world"

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Talks
    • 2007-06-13 - 2007-06-14

    Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organisation is a multinational design studio that has a very high reputation internationally for its coordination of creative exchange projects between Japanese and foreign...More »

  • International Design Liaison Center Seminar "Human Centered Design Research in Europe"

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    • Media: Graphics - Product - Talks
    • 2007-06-11 - 2007-06-12

    Product innovation is an important element of any business. However, implementing it is not a simple matter. There are many issues to think about: how to think up the right ideas, how to develop them and...More »

  • Tokyo Midtown Design Hub - May Talks

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    • Media: Graphics - Talks
    • 2007-05-18 - 2007-05-29

    May 18th (Fri) 18:00-20:00 "The Future of Advertising and CI" Katsumi Asaba & Kazufumi Nagai May 23rd (Wed) 18:00-20:00 "The Future of Japanese Design in the World" Toshiyuki Kita May 24th...More »

  • poster for "Japanese Graphic Design: JAGDA 1981-2006" Exhibition

    "Japanese Graphic Design: JAGDA 1981-2006" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2007-05-14 - 2007-06-17

    JAGDA, with 2400 participating members, is the largest group of graphic designers in Asia. Every year since 1981 it has published an annual that showcases the high quality works that these designers have...More »

  • "Interdisciplinary Knowledge Forum for Human Innovation" Seminar

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2007-05-10 - 2007-05-10

    Networks, ubiquitous computing and other such technologies have progressed to the extent that they now pervade every facet of our daily lives and workplaces. This seminar is aimed at people who are...More »

  • poster for "Good Design Good Life - Japanese Design" Exhibition

    "Good Design Good Life - Japanese Design" Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Product
    • 2007-03-30 - 2007-05-06

    To mark the opening of the Tokyo Midtown Design Hub, which will work as an international transmission point for new standards in design, "Good Design Good Life" presents era-defining design work to show...More »

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