Tokyo Designers Week 2013 is coming

A great showcase for the excellent design from all over the world

by Valentina Ieva
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Tokyo Designers Week 2013 is coming: the event, organized by Design Association NPO, will take place from 26 October to 4 November 2013. It started as Designers’ Saturday in 1986 and was renamed as "Tokyo Designers Week'" in the year 1997, setting its venue continuously every fall for 28 years in the city of Tokyo.

Tokyo Designers Week 2013 is an international design event that gathers the excellent design and art of our daily lives in architecture, interior, product design, graphic design and art from all over the world. Since 2005, the event has been provided the central venue of “Meiji Jingu Gaien Mae” developing into an event that consumed over 100,000 people with highly sensitive opinions in the creative field by 2012.

The event has allowed companies, organizations, embassies, schools, designers to become highly recognized providing a place to announce their latest design and art through PR, product promotion, marketing and testing for branding purposes. The design configuration of the Tokyo Designers Week 2013 event will be renewed to a design festival layout, scattering various types of small and large tents, containers and domes.

The Creative festival has establishedASIA AWARDS”, an important award that aims to synthesize Asia: young talents and design schools to enter the Asia Awards, which will be presented during this year's event from 26th October to 4th November. Asia Awards will be held to foster young talented designers, the future of the creative industries.

The inaugural awards program will honour projects in categories ranging from architecture and product design to fashion and photography, under the themes Hello Future and Festival. Among the several activities Tokyo Designers Week has also issued a call for designers to show at the Tent Exhibition and promoters or brands to exhibit at the Container exhibition.

Tent Exhibition - Tokyo Designers Week's main content is the 'TENT exhibition'. It gathering more than 120,000 people with high sensitivity opinions in the creative field, thus creating a forum for the promotion of various companies and products. Visitors include manufactures, buyers, various media, people in the design industry who can become incubators.

Container exhibition - an original content produced by Tokyo Designers Week using reusable cargo containers. An independent space ideal for promotions and branding. Visitors are fascinated by the unique exhibitions, including interactive art and space installations, but also media arts and projection mapping.

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    • Valentina Ieva

      Valentina Ieva


      Bari / Italy

      Laureata in Ingegneria edile-architettura, giornalista per professione, web writer per diletto. Amante di architettura, design, fotografia e libri di carta. Dipendente dai social, Instagram e InstaStories su tutti. Affamata di vita, viaggi e storie da scoprire. Qualunque forma d'arte mi affascina da sempre e non posso pensare una vita senza: emozioni forti, immaginazione, buona musica, cucina pugliese, sole e gatti. Per dirla con le parole di Battiato, non potrei vivere senza: ‘un soffio al)