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Tokyo Designers Week 2008 preview

Here's our tips on where to catch the Dutch designers at Tokyo Designers Week which runs from 30 October until 3 November.

By Jeanne Tan /asdf 29-10-2008

Tokyo here we come.

Tokyo Designers Week begins this week on 30 October and will run until 3 November. In its 23rd edition, the event will take over Tokyo with events happening all over the city. Dutch designers will present solo and group shows again this year, so check out out our Tokyo preview for where to catch them.

Created in Holland 08
30 October-3 November 2008
Venue: 100% Design Tokyo
Participants: XO+, Horsehair Weaving, Senz Umbrellas, Hektik.CC, Gewoon, Krejci, The Cottage Industry, More than hip, Studio MDFD, Pelidesign, Sander Luske, ATTI and Draag! Design. Especially created for the exhibition and designed by Lesley Moore, the magazine Created in Holland will be handed out to all visitors. The stand was designed by Laurens van Wieringen.
Initiated by Premsela Foundation and organised by Tuttobene in collaboration with the NBTC (The Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions), BNO (Association of Dutch Designers) and the Dutch Embassy in Tokyo. The presentation Created in Holland 08 is commissioned by the EVD, the Dutch Agency for International Business and Cooperation.

Container Designing Town - 100% Design
30 October-3 November 2008
Venue: 100% Design Tokyo
Elastik and G-Star Raw

Design Lecture-Oranda Design Afternoon
2 November
Venue: 21_21 Design Sight
Speakers will be Chris Kabel, Hugo van den Bos from Koeweiden Postma, author and journalist Tracy Metz, and Premsela's Hester Swaving.

Marije Vogelzang - Eating + Design: What design can do part2
21 October-8 November
Venue: Axis Gallery

REAL?, Droog Archive and Droog Now
30 October-9 November 2008
Venue: Deux Poissons
Gijs Bakker and Droog Design

Unexpected Harmony
30 October-3 November 2008
Venue: Cibone
Featuring Moooi (Bertjan Pot) and Piet Hein Eek

Generate Presents : Limited Editions by Design's Rising Stars
30 October-4 November 2008
Venue: Marcs International
Drift, BCXSY, Sander Mulder

Flocks Color - Christien Meindertsma
30 October-3 November 2008
Venue: Galerie VIE

3 November 2008
Venue: Super Deluxe
Featuring Sonja de Boer

Main image: Created in Holland
Image: The Cottage Industry
Image: Krejci
Image: Senz Umbrellas
Image: Gijs Bakker
Image: Marije Vogelzang - Eating + Design: What design can do part 2, Photography: Kenji Masunaga (Nacasa&Partners)

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