Tokyo Designers Week Celebrates 25 Years

Asia’s biggest design event expects record number of visitors.

Tokyo, Japan, August 11, 2010 --( Over 100,000 visitors are expected to attend the 25th anniversary of Tokyo Designers Week on October 29. The event has become a landmark on the international design calendar, this year will be the biggest exhibition yet as thousands of creators descend on the world’s trendiest capital.

New Environmental Design Theme – ‘Love Blue’
Designer Gwenael Nicolas unveiled his vision for the annual event on July 29, 2010. The new theme is entitled ‘Love Blue - Environmental Design Exhibition,’ building on the success of last years ‘Green’ theme.

“The intention of this shift from ‘green’ to blue is to show our determination to serve a greater environmental purpose. Green signified plants and land whereas the Blue signifies the sky and sea, which unite the land together.” Commented Nicolas.

Tokyo Designers Week to host a raft of exhibitions including:
- Professional Exhibition – Leading professional designers to show their works up close
- Student Exhibition – The future leaders of the design industry exhibit their work
- Container Exhibition – Shipping containers transformed into mini exhibition spaces
- Tent Exhibition – Vast structure to house thousands of designer works
- Tent Shop – Products available to buy directly from creators
- Cube Exhibition – Aspiring designers challenged to show their work within 1 meter square
- Shop Partnership – Hundreds of shops, cafes and galleries across to Tokyo partner with TDW

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