WA: The Spirit of Harmony and Japanese Design Today

Poster for Exhibition in Paris

Poster for Exhibition in Paris
(Design: Kei Matsushita Design Room)
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The Japan Foundation presents a traveling exhibition "WA: The Spirit of Harmony in Contemporary Japanese Design."
Excellent Japanese product designs will be exhibited in a space specially designed by the leading design company, TONERICO: INC, with graphic design by Kei Matsushita Design Room.

161 items selected from a variety of fields will be exhibited in 12 categories: tableware; kitchen & bath; home electronics; information; toys; stationeries; sundries; outfits; bags; vehicles; furniture; and lighting apparatus. Moreover, six keywords: kawaii (cute); craft; texture; touch; minimal; and sensitivity will be presented as unique elements in Japanese design, and related works will be exhibited.

*This exhibition travels through Europe, starting in Paris to Budapest, Essen, and Warsaw. The homecoming exhibition will be held in Japan at the end.


[Contact Us]

Attention: Kaneko
Visual Arts Section, Arts and Culture Dept., The Japan Foundation
4-4-1 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004
Tel: 03-5369-6062 Fax: 03-5369-6038 E-mail

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