TOKYO Midtown DESIGN 2013.10.18(FRI) - 11.4(MON・HOLIDAY)
Tokyo Midtown DESIGN TOUCH

"Enjoying design with all five senses" is our concept. As a "chance to encounter novel design",
which presents excellent design from Japan and the world,
we provide opportunities for plenty of people to make new discoveries
and encounters that enrich their daily lives.

Feel the crisp autumn breeze while playing in the Grass Square. A wooden"Midtown Dungeon"designed like a town will be set up on the lawn. Take part in the adventurous"quest"by going through four different experience zones. The quest is completed by climbing the tower from where you can enjoy the view.

Date 10.18 Fri-11.4 Mon・Holiday

Place Grass Square, Midtown Garden

Hours 11:00~18:00

Fee Free

Let your creativity flourish and make something all your own. Various creators will hold workshops on the weekends for both children and adults. There will be also a special workshop for making things using products that have won the Tokyo Midtown Award. Reservations are not required.

Date 10.19 Sat-10.20 Sun, 10.26 Sat-10.27 Sun

Place Grass Square , Midtown Garden

Hours 11:00~17:00

Fee The fees differ according to the workshops

A one-day design school will be held, gathering creators currently working at the forefront of their fields. You can make your own timetable. Don't miss the special lectures!

Date 10.26 Sat

Place Tokyo Midtown Conference, Midtown Tower 4F

Hours 11:00~17:00

Fee Free / AdmissionPrior registration

The DESIGN SHOPPER COLLECTION was very popular with visitors last year and the project will be held again this year. Collaborating with 18 shops, artists have created hip and original shopping bags. Various events will also be held in the shops.

Date 10.18 Fri-11.4 Mon・Holiday

Place Interior and design shops

Hours 11:00~21:00

Fee For the project’s duration a bag will be given to customers who have made over a 2000 yen(tax included) purchase at a store. The bags will be distributed to customers on a first comefirst served basis.*The project will end as soon as stock has run out.

“Roppongi Future Talks”is a design and art web magazine carrying timely information on Roppongi’s art museums and galleries. It also notably features interviews with a wide range of artists and creators. Some of the ideas proposed by the interviewees have led to real-life projects and events such as walking tours in Roppongi.

Date 10.23 Wed-11.4 Mon・Holiday


Hours 11:00~19:00

Fee Free

AdmissionPrior registration

Web Site

From the tableware to the cutlery and the items on display, the restaurants are f illed with interesting designs. We hope that the forms and colors around you will also delight your senses while you enjoy your meal.

Date 10.18 Fri-11.4 Mon・Holiday

Place Shops and restaurants in Galleria and Plaza

Hours 11:00~24:00

*The restaurants have different opening hours

Even the most fastidious coffee lover will be satisfied with the selection of world class coffees provided at this café. On the menu will be the top award-winning coffee of the year as well as original blends luxuriously made from specialty coffees.

Date 10.18 Fri-11.4 Mon・Holiday

Place Midtown Garden *Cancelled in case of rain / storm.

Hours 11:00~19:30(L.O.19:00)

Tokyo Midtown aims to create and gather new Japanese values, sensibilities and talents and present them to the world. The Tokyo Midtown Award, a competition to discover and support creators of the next generation, marks its 6th year this year. An award ceremony will be held; award-winning works chosen from the total of 1, 626 entries in the design and art competition will be shown. Award-winning works from the design competition which have become popular commercial products will also be displayed.

Date 10.18 Fri-11.10 Sun

Place Plaza B1

<Announcement of award-winning works/Award ceremony>

Date 10.18 Fri

Hours 16:30 -17:30

Place Stage near the art work “Shape of Mind” on Plaza B1F

*Footage of the event will be posted on Ustream

<Exhibition of award-winning works>

Date 10.18 Fri -11.10 Sun

Place Plaza B1F

*From Oct. 18 to Nov. 4, a vote among visitors will be held to select the most popular work for the “Audience Award”.

The “Milano Salone” held in Milan is the world’s largest furniture trade fair. In recent years, Japanese designs are increasingly gaining attention in Italy. The works by the Japanese design office“nendo”were the talk of the fair this year. The group’s display will be reconstructed in Tokyo Midtown.

Date 10.18 Fri-10.27 Sun

Place Atrium, Galleria B1F

Hours 11:00~21:00

Organizer Salone in Roppongi Executive Committee

Cooperation Tokyo Midtown

Support Minato City / Sponsor Otsuka Kagu, LTD.

An outdoor exhibition of unique stone and pottery works created in a collaboration between traditional Japanese artisans and contemporary creators. Visitors are free to touch the works and even sit on the larger-sized works. Come and encounter unexpected designs while listening to the pleasant sound of the stream along the pathway. A vote for popular works will be held on the weekends.

Date 10.18 Fri-11.4 Mon・Holiday

Place Midtown Garden

Organizers Japan Graphic Designers Association, Ibaraki branch of the Inada Stone Cooperative Association

Special cooperation Cultural Association for“yasato kawara”(ceramic roofing tiles)

Support Ibaraki Prefecture Ceramics Technology Office training center“Takumi Kobo Kasama”, Ibaraki Prefecture Ceramic Association

Cooperation Tokyo Midtown

MAZDA’s design philosophy;“With an excellent design, you can give a whole new life to a massive ferrous car body”. Do not miss this rare opportunity to witness the CX-5, ATENZA and the new AXELA gathered at Tokyo Midtown, the cars that are truly inspired by the automaker’s philosophy.

Date 10.18 Fri-10.27 Sun

Place Canopy Square at Plaza B1

Hours 11:00~19:00

Cars on display AXELA Sports / Sedan (prototype), ATENZA Sedan, CX-5

Organizer Mazda Motor Corporation

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