The Nostalgic Yet New Face of Nihonbashi as Depicted by an Illustrator Who Loves Downtowns: What is the “Reiwa Shin-Hanga” Project That Seeks to Revive Ukiyo-e in Our Era?
Wanting to Interact with Customers and Convey the Appeal of the Product: The Life with Coffee HARIO Offers Through Its Café
A Desire to Create Encounters That “Make Life Rich” in One of Japan’s Largest Concentrated Art Districts. Tokyo Art & Antiques, Its Organizers, and What’s on Their Minds.
SAKURA FES NIHONBASHI / OFF TO MEET Short Report: Background on Original Souvenir Production.
From Origins in a City Gallery: The Expressive Activities of the “Bakurocho Band” as They Break Down Tradition Through “Fun.”
Pairing Handkerchiefs with Stories. Spreading Japanese Craftsmanship from Ningyocho in Nihonbashi.
Increasing exposure to provide solutions that suit the times we live in.“Traditional products that meld into daily life.”
The Future of Cities and Creativity – “β Lounge” Volume 2 Public Talk Report
Taking on Youthful Tastes With Traditional Noren Curtains – A Conversation With the Creators of nihonbashi β Phase 2 About the “Meguru Noren Exhibition”
Sudden Large-scale “Coat of Arms” Laser Show on the Street, Collision of Creators’ Inspirations from Different Fields, and Emergence of Installation Works of Art
Collaboration of expression with artisans. “A single frame comic Noren” with a story.
Trying to find ways for expression in between graphic and space. Where visitors are to “experience Noren (traditional Japanese curtains for entrance)”
Updating the expression of Norens with colors and texture,thinking of the future of Nihonbashi.
Stores in the town change their norens (shop curtains)? Form of new town-building activities realized by old standings and creators.
Create a margin for town development.“NIHONBASHI MEGURU FES” is being held to update the town through new collaboration.
The Challenge of Re-designing Traditional Motifs. “Meguru Noren Exhibition” Launch Event: Discussion Session Report
Collaboration and curiosity calls forth new creativity. Looking into updates of the traditional Japanese form of expression, “Mon (紋),” which means “crest.”
Expanding the boundary of traditional crafts The challenges of Edo Kiriko store "Hanashyo" incorporating ideas of different industries seamlessly