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Highly-selected and Stylish Products

GIFT

E XHIBITOR ×VISITOR

Face-to-face Business Discussions

DINING

NTERIOR

A Large Number of Buyers

B USINESS MATCHING 3

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Highly-selected and Stylish Products

GIFT

E XHIBITOR ×VISITOR

Face-to-face Business Discussions

DINING

NTERIOR

A Large Number of Buyers

B USINESS MATCHING 3

4


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What is

DESIGN TOKYO is an annual event which gathers the latest design products and leading designers from all over the world. It has welcomed key buyers coming in flocks to find new vendors and see what's fresh in the design and lifestyle fields.

Exhibit Profile Interior

Screening for Exhibiting Fashion

Textile

Dining

・Lightings

・Bags

・Bedclothes

・Glasses

・Fabrics

・Accessories

・Curtain

・Potteries

・Clocks

・Shoes

・Carpets

・Cutlery

・Furniture

・Jewelleries

・Window shade

・Pans

・Home appliances

・Watches, etc.

・Floor mats

・Cutting knives

・Towels, etc.

・Kitchen appliances, etc.

・Photo frames ・Flower vases, etc.

Decoration

DESIGN TOKYO establishes the Screening Committee, organised by specialists working in the design industry such as designers and top stylists. The Screening Committee shall conduct screening and qualify applicants as exhibitors at DESIGN TOKYO while respecting the concept and the quality of the fair and its screening policies. Applicants will be required to submit company and product information to the Show Management.

Application Schedule Gift

Baby & Kids

Outdoor Living

・Wallpaper

・Candles

・Toys

・Furniture

・Wall decoration

・Fragrances

・Clothing

・Gardening products

・Tapestries

・Stationeries

・Furniture

・Lightings, etc.

・Partitions

・Household goods, etc.

・Bedclothes, etc.

Submission of the examination documents

Submission of registration form

Screening committee*

Approval

July 9 ー11, 2014 DESIGN TOKYO

* The committee meeting is planned to be held three times. Applicants need to be approved only once to exhibit in DESIGN TOKYO. * If you are not approved, you will be exhibiting in one of the other 6 shows inside GIFTEX World.

・Decorative accessories, etc.

Judges

DESIGN TOKYO helps you grab an opportunity to expand your business in Japanese/ Asian design and lifestyle markets. Because you can…

(Titles omitted, not in particular order)

Kazuo Kawasaki

Ph.D., Design Director/Professor Emeritus, Osaka University Kazuo Kawasaki is a design director, who has been designing wide range of products. He has been awarded from numbers of Japanese and overseas prizes. Numbers of his products have been exhibited as permanent collections at major overseas museums such as ‘MoMA’.

Yukio Fujimaki

President/Producer, SHICATA CO. Yukio Fujimaki – known as a ‘Charismatic Buyer’– has been storming Japan based upon numbers of new and maverick works he handled. Today, he has been actively involved not only in apparel industry but also in brand producing, educational field, and TV, etc.

Tomomi Nagayama

Interior Stylist Tomomi Nagayama has been actively involved in interior & product styling for magazines such as ‘Casa BRUTUS’ and ‘ELLE DECO’, etc. Also, she has been handling interior styling, etc., for corporate show rooms and catalogues. She has been interested in products and things which go well with our daily life, and has been studying about them.

Conduct business discussions face to face with key buyers in the Japanese design industry. Find local business partners in Japan and neighbouring countries. Carry out market research of Japan and Asia. Promote your products with thorough press coverage worldwide.

Visitor Profile Retailers

Importers/Exporters

Interior coordinators

Advertising agents

Distributors

Manufacturers

Developers

Hotels/Restaurants

Publications/Media

Architect offices

・Design stores ・Specialty stores ・Interior shops ・Department stores ・Lifestyle shops ・Gift shops ・Museum shops, etc. 5

Kate Carmody

Curatorial Team, MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York Kate Carmody is a member of the Curatorial Team in the Architecture and Design Department at The Museum of Modern Art. She is currently working on ‘Talk to Me’, an exhibition about the communication between people and objects, with Senior Curator, Paola Antonelli. Kate holds a Master’s degree from the History of Design and Decorative Arts program at Parsons, the New School for Design. 6


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?

What is

DESIGN TOKYO is an annual event which gathers the latest design products and leading designers from all over the world. It has welcomed key buyers coming in flocks to find new vendors and see what's fresh in the design and lifestyle fields.

Exhibit Profile Interior

Screening for Exhibiting Fashion

Textile

Dining

・Lightings

・Bags

・Bedclothes

・Glasses

・Fabrics

・Accessories

・Curtain

・Potteries

・Clocks

・Shoes

・Carpets

・Cutlery

・Furniture

・Jewelleries

・Window shade

・Pans

・Home appliances

・Watches, etc.

・Floor mats

・Cutting knives

・Towels, etc.

・Kitchen appliances, etc.

・Photo frames ・Flower vases, etc.

Decoration

DESIGN TOKYO establishes the Screening Committee, organised by specialists working in the design industry such as designers and top stylists. The Screening Committee shall conduct screening and qualify applicants as exhibitors at DESIGN TOKYO while respecting the concept and the quality of the fair and its screening policies. Applicants will be required to submit company and product information to the Show Management.

Application Schedule Gift

Baby & Kids

Outdoor Living

・Wallpaper

・Candles

・Toys

・Furniture

・Wall decoration

・Fragrances

・Clothing

・Gardening products

・Tapestries

・Stationeries

・Furniture

・Lightings, etc.

・Partitions

・Household goods, etc.

・Bedclothes, etc.

Submission of the examination documents

Submission of registration form

Screening committee*

Approval

July 9 ー11, 2014 DESIGN TOKYO

* The committee meeting is planned to be held three times. Applicants need to be approved only once to exhibit in DESIGN TOKYO. * If you are not approved, you will be exhibiting in one of the other 6 shows inside GIFTEX World.

・Decorative accessories, etc.

Judges

DESIGN TOKYO helps you grab an opportunity to expand your business in Japanese/ Asian design and lifestyle markets. Because you can…

(Titles omitted, not in particular order)

Kazuo Kawasaki

Ph.D., Design Director/Professor Emeritus, Osaka University Kazuo Kawasaki is a design director, who has been designing wide range of products. He has been awarded from numbers of Japanese and overseas prizes. Numbers of his products have been exhibited as permanent collections at major overseas museums such as ‘MoMA’.

Yukio Fujimaki

President/Producer, SHICATA CO. Yukio Fujimaki – known as a ‘Charismatic Buyer’– has been storming Japan based upon numbers of new and maverick works he handled. Today, he has been actively involved not only in apparel industry but also in brand producing, educational field, and TV, etc.

Tomomi Nagayama

Interior Stylist Tomomi Nagayama has been actively involved in interior & product styling for magazines such as ‘Casa BRUTUS’ and ‘ELLE DECO’, etc. Also, she has been handling interior styling, etc., for corporate show rooms and catalogues. She has been interested in products and things which go well with our daily life, and has been studying about them.

Conduct business discussions face to face with key buyers in the Japanese design industry. Find local business partners in Japan and neighbouring countries. Carry out market research of Japan and Asia. Promote your products with thorough press coverage worldwide.

Visitor Profile Retailers

Importers/Exporters

Interior coordinators

Advertising agents

Distributors

Manufacturers

Developers

Hotels/Restaurants

Publications/Media

Architect offices

・Design stores ・Specialty stores ・Interior shops ・Department stores ・Lifestyle shops ・Gift shops ・Museum shops, etc. 5

Kate Carmody

Curatorial Team, MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York Kate Carmody is a member of the Curatorial Team in the Architecture and Design Department at The Museum of Modern Art. She is currently working on ‘Talk to Me’, an exhibition about the communication between people and objects, with Senior Curator, Paola Antonelli. Kate holds a Master’s degree from the History of Design and Decorative Arts program at Parsons, the New School for Design. 6


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Comments from exhibitors (excerpt)

Excerpt from main visitors

(in the previous fair)

Design Store/Interior Shop

25TOGO DESIGN

ACME  FURNITURE

CIBONE

IDÉE

LIVING DESIGN

THE CONRAN

ENTRE VIDA

ILLUMS

At this first time exhibiting at DESIGN TOKYO, we're happy to meet many buyers from diverse business

ACTUS

F.O.B COOP

J-PERIOD

MATURíTE

UNICO

discussions, including major players of chain stores, department stores, galleries, and independent

AXIS

H.P.DECO

KARIMOKU60

MOMO NATURAL

VICEVERSA

design operations, etc. During the show preparation, we also got great support from the show organiser.

BALS TOKYO

IDEA SEVENTH

KEYUCA

SEMPRE

YAMAGIWA

With such positive responses, we would look forward to coming back next year.

CASSINA IXC.

 SENSE

 CENTER OZONE

 SHOP

LAZY SUSAN

       etc.

Specialty Store/Boutique/Gift Shop

ODOYO INTERNATIONAL LTD.

We received about 300 visitors during the 3 days and had really meaningful meetings with Japan's top retailers and mobile manufacturers. We cannot disclose the company name but we are now closing with two big Japanese retailers to become our new sales channels. DESIGN TOKYO always offers us invaluable opportunities and it is an imperative business channels for us to penetrate Japanese market. Needless to

AMERICAN RAG CIE

FREAK’ S STORE

MUJI

TOMORROWLAND

B-COMPANY

GEORGE’ S

PLAZA

UNITED ARROWS 

BEAMS

INOBUN

QUATRE SAISONS

URBAN RESEARCH

BLEU BLEUET

JOURNAL

SAZABY

WATASHI NO HEYA 

ESTNATION FRANCFRANC

 STANDARD

SHIPS

LOFT

           etc. 

TOKYU HANDS

say, we will come back to the 2014 show for sure.

Department Store DAIMARU  MATSUZAKAYA HANKYU HANSHIN

7

ISETAN  MITSUKOSHI LUMINE

MARUI

PARCO

MATSUYA

SOGO & SEIBU

ODAKYU

TAKASHIMAYA

TOBU        etc. 

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Comments from exhibitors (excerpt)

Excerpt from main visitors

(in the previous fair)

Design Store/Interior Shop

25TOGO DESIGN

ACME  FURNITURE

CIBONE

IDÉE

LIVING DESIGN

THE CONRAN

ENTRE VIDA

ILLUMS

At this first time exhibiting at DESIGN TOKYO, we're happy to meet many buyers from diverse business

ACTUS

F.O.B COOP

J-PERIOD

MATURíTE

UNICO

discussions, including major players of chain stores, department stores, galleries, and independent

AXIS

H.P.DECO

KARIMOKU60

MOMO NATURAL

VICEVERSA

design operations, etc. During the show preparation, we also got great support from the show organiser.

BALS TOKYO

IDEA SEVENTH

KEYUCA

SEMPRE

YAMAGIWA

With such positive responses, we would look forward to coming back next year.

CASSINA IXC.

 SENSE

 CENTER OZONE

 SHOP

LAZY SUSAN

       etc.

Specialty Store/Boutique/Gift Shop

ODOYO INTERNATIONAL LTD.

We received about 300 visitors during the 3 days and had really meaningful meetings with Japan's top retailers and mobile manufacturers. We cannot disclose the company name but we are now closing with two big Japanese retailers to become our new sales channels. DESIGN TOKYO always offers us invaluable opportunities and it is an imperative business channels for us to penetrate Japanese market. Needless to

AMERICAN RAG CIE

FREAK’ S STORE

MUJI

TOMORROWLAND

B-COMPANY

GEORGE’ S

PLAZA

UNITED ARROWS 

BEAMS

INOBUN

QUATRE SAISONS

URBAN RESEARCH

BLEU BLEUET

JOURNAL

SAZABY

WATASHI NO HEYA 

ESTNATION FRANCFRANC

 STANDARD

SHIPS

LOFT

           etc. 

TOKYU HANDS

say, we will come back to the 2014 show for sure.

Department Store DAIMARU  MATSUZAKAYA HANKYU HANSHIN

7

ISETAN  MITSUKOSHI LUMINE

MARUI

PARCO

MATSUYA

SOGO & SEIBU

ODAKYU

TAKASHIMAYA

TOBU        etc. 

8


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✺ With these concurrent fairs, DESIGN TOKYO attracts more prime importers and buyers. GIFTEX World consists of 7 different fairs including DESIGN TOKYO. It gathers a large number of quality importers and buyers from major retailers such as interior shops, specialty stores, department stores, gift shops. Concurrently held with other fairs, DESIGN TOKYO provides a great opportunity of active business discussions among many different industries. Support Services Concurrent Shows inside

1

(FREE)

9th INTERNATIONAL VARIETY- GIFT EXPO TOKYO INTERNATIONAL VARIETY-GIFT EXPO TOKYO is Japan’s leading trade fair for variety-gifts. It provides a unique platform for the latest unveiled gifts from all over the world. Main visitors

All exhibitors will be listed on our exclusive bilingual online catalogue, “e-Guidebook”. You can post photos of your products with features which you will exhibit during the show. All buyers will be able to look through the e-Guidebook before they visit the show and be able to make appointments with overseas exhibitors. This system is very efficient in increasing your sales at the venue.

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Baby & Kids Expo is Japan's largest exhibition for babies' and kids' items.

Special Seminar Conducted in English     on How to Conduct Business in Japan

Main visitors

(FREE)

A special seminar will offer coaching on how to penetrate the new market, Japan. It will be a great opportunity for you to know more about Japanese business customs, market trends and how to utilise the show in advance.

Specialty stores, Lifestyle shops, etc.

5th FASHION GOODS & ACCESSORIES EXPO – JULY 2014 – FASHION GOODS & ACCESSORIES EXPO is Japan's leading trade fair gathering world's various fashion accessories.

Date: July 8 [Tue], 2014 (Planned) Venue: Seminar Room in the exhibition hall

Main visitors

3

Gift shops, Specialty stores, etc.

6th Baby & Kids Expo

2

Appointment System through “e-Guidebook”

Apparel shops, Specialty stores, etc.

Hotel Discounts and Interpreting/Translating Services 5th TABLEWARE EXPO

DESIGN TOKYO Exhibitors also given great discounts on a variety of hotels in Tokyo, starting at approx. US$95. DESIGN TOKYO Show Management also helps arrange translating and interpreting services for your business needs, starting at approx. US$47 for translating/page, and interpreting at approx. US$260/day.

TABLEWARE EXPO displays a comprehensive collection of tabletop and dining products from all over the world.

Main visitors

Specialty stores, Department stores, etc.

3rd KITCHENWARE EXPO KITCHENWARE EXPO is the leading trade fair for kitchenware products and cooking devices.

Exhibitors-only Privileges

Main visitors

1

Exhibitors and their actual exhibits (exclusive to DESIGN TOKYO) are entitled to use exhibitors-only logos (see the right sample image) as a proof of exhibiting. You can utilise the logos on product packages, line-up catalogues, and company website for sales promotion.

H&B EXPO 2014 -1st Health & Beauty Products EXPO Tokyo In response to growing demand from the industry, H&B EXPO is newly launched inside GIFTEX World 2014. Main visitors

2

Exclusive Use of Exhibitors-only Logos

Gift shops, Lifestyle shops, etc.

Interior shops, Lifestyle shops, etc.

<SAMPLE>

Grant of Certificate of Participation at DESIGN TOKYO Show Management issues a certificate of your participation at DESIGN TOKYO 2014 as a qualified exhibitor. It will be sent after the show and you can utilise by setting it at the reception room, etc. as needed. <SAMPLE>

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DT14_BRC_E_P9-P10 (yamamoto) W420XH297

✺ With these concurrent fairs, DESIGN TOKYO attracts more prime importers and buyers. GIFTEX World consists of 7 different fairs including DESIGN TOKYO. It gathers a large number of quality importers and buyers from major retailers such as interior shops, specialty stores, department stores, gift shops. Concurrently held with other fairs, DESIGN TOKYO provides a great opportunity of active business discussions among many different industries. Support Services Concurrent Shows inside

1

(FREE)

9th INTERNATIONAL VARIETY- GIFT EXPO TOKYO INTERNATIONAL VARIETY-GIFT EXPO TOKYO is Japan’s leading trade fair for variety-gifts. It provides a unique platform for the latest unveiled gifts from all over the world. Main visitors

All exhibitors will be listed on our exclusive bilingual online catalogue, “e-Guidebook”. You can post photos of your products with features which you will exhibit during the show. All buyers will be able to look through the e-Guidebook before they visit the show and be able to make appointments with overseas exhibitors. This system is very efficient in increasing your sales at the venue.

<IMAGE>

Baby & Kids Expo is Japan's largest exhibition for babies' and kids' items.

Special Seminar Conducted in English     on How to Conduct Business in Japan

Main visitors

(FREE)

A special seminar will offer coaching on how to penetrate the new market, Japan. It will be a great opportunity for you to know more about Japanese business customs, market trends and how to utilise the show in advance.

Specialty stores, Lifestyle shops, etc.

5th FASHION GOODS & ACCESSORIES EXPO – JULY 2014 – FASHION GOODS & ACCESSORIES EXPO is Japan's leading trade fair gathering world's various fashion accessories.

Date: July 8 [Tue], 2014 (Planned) Venue: Seminar Room in the exhibition hall

Main visitors

3

Gift shops, Specialty stores, etc.

6th Baby & Kids Expo

2

Appointment System through “e-Guidebook”

Apparel shops, Specialty stores, etc.

Hotel Discounts and Interpreting/Translating Services 5th TABLEWARE EXPO

DESIGN TOKYO Exhibitors also given great discounts on a variety of hotels in Tokyo, starting at approx. US$95. DESIGN TOKYO Show Management also helps arrange translating and interpreting services for your business needs, starting at approx. US$47 for translating/page, and interpreting at approx. US$260/day.

TABLEWARE EXPO displays a comprehensive collection of tabletop and dining products from all over the world.

Main visitors

Specialty stores, Department stores, etc.

3rd KITCHENWARE EXPO KITCHENWARE EXPO is the leading trade fair for kitchenware products and cooking devices.

Exhibitors-only Privileges

Main visitors

1

Exhibitors and their actual exhibits (exclusive to DESIGN TOKYO) are entitled to use exhibitors-only logos (see the right sample image) as a proof of exhibiting. You can utilise the logos on product packages, line-up catalogues, and company website for sales promotion.

H&B EXPO 2014 -1st Health & Beauty Products EXPO Tokyo In response to growing demand from the industry, H&B EXPO is newly launched inside GIFTEX World 2014. Main visitors

2

Exclusive Use of Exhibitors-only Logos

Gift shops, Lifestyle shops, etc.

Interior shops, Lifestyle shops, etc.

<SAMPLE>

Grant of Certificate of Participation at DESIGN TOKYO Show Management issues a certificate of your participation at DESIGN TOKYO 2014 as a qualified exhibitor. It will be sent after the show and you can utilise by setting it at the reception room, etc. as needed. <SAMPLE>

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