JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in London 2018
ABLE & PARTNERS JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in London
Design Association NPO will hold ABLE & PARTNERS JAPAN DESIGN WEEK in London. It begins September 20 (Thu) inside London Design Fair at venue “Old Truman Brewery”. The exhibition contents will be 1)glowing picture book exhibition “Poupelle of Chimney Town” by artist Akihiro Nishino, 2)introduction of Japan Design Week, 3)introduction of World Design Weeks, 4) exhibition by designer MANAKA.
Event title: London Design Fair
Exhibition title: Japan Design Week in London
Exhibition period: September 20 – 23, 2018
Press days: September 20 & 21
Venue: Old Truman Brewery
Address: 26 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR UK
Space number: H6, 1st floor
Organized by: Design Association NPO
Creative Director: Kenji Kawasaki
Sponsored by: ABLE & PARTNERS INC.
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Poupelle of Chimney Town
Published in October 2016. Japan's best picture book seller. Completed within four and a half years with 33 illustrators participated in the division of labor system. To accomplish the goal of issuing one million copies, the artist Akihiro Nishino promotes in various cities in the world. He presents with 41 glowing picture art gallery with LED embedded. Visitors can experience his unique and artistic point view.
Artist Akihiro NISHINO
Born in Japan in 1980. Performs live activities and TV appearances as a comedian. Also performs scenarios and directing the stage and film, and writing activities. In 2009, he made his debut as a picture book author with a picture book "Dr. Ink's Starry Sky Kinema", written with a single 0.03 mm monochrome pen.
Official website of "Poupelle of Chimney Town"
JAPAN DESIGN WEEK
We hold Design Weeks throughout Japan by utilizing local sensibility resources. Discovering and developing an unique content under the theme of creativity through exhibitions, stage performances, workshops and etc. as a new brand story. It is a regional revitalization project that aims to disseminate the local contents to the whole Japan and eventually to the world.
MANAKA / YUKIKO YAMANAKA
MANAKA is a brand that uses traditional elements and techniques to create things as a new form, from the desire to convey Japanese traditional culture to posterity. With craftsmen and designers in Japan, we carefully shape it carefully with all my heart.
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