tokyo designboom mart 2010 tokyo designboom mart 2010
nov 15, 2010

tokyo designboom mart 2010

for the 6th time designboom hosted a group exhibition of international design professionals from around the world as part of the cultural program of the tokyo designers week 2010. at our famous market exhibition, visitors are able to meet the young avant-garde, discuss and buy self-produced or limited edition pieces directly from the designers. here’s all of the designers that took part:

             
       
 
 
fujioka tune
japan
www.funfam.jp
 hotel of things
(aiste nesterovaite)
lithuania
www.hotelofthings.com
  Todesire studio jewelry
(yanin uraiwanchai, thossapol wachiradisai)
thailand
www.wix.com/todesire/jewelry
 lana
(lana williams)
USA
www.shoplana.com

  soonmo kang korea www.0-1vision.com                                               yenndesign (wararat puapairoj, sirilak mahajantanaporn) thailand http://www.yenndesign.com   ji hyun chung korea www.chungjihyun. wordpress.com   rezon (hideo kawamura, naoto hasegawa) japan http://www.kha.jp/rezon   cactus design graphica (masao kurozumi) japan www.cd-graphica.com                                             fountain studio (jaewon yang, hyunjeong lee) korea www.designfountain.com   pilantha (chutapat wittaya, adiwis wittaya) thailand www.pilantha.com   nani (nanhee lee) korea www.inani.co.kr   playchips (cameron snelgar) south africa / canada www.playchips.info                                           realizeproduct (marco yen-chi chen, anita chia-yu hsu) taiwan www.realizeproduct.com   atelier sango (yuji kawauchi, yuri hamaguchi) japan sango.exblog.jp   25togo design (shawn ho, willis huang) taiwan www.25togo.com                                          kalomix limited (joey yuen-king lau) hong kong www.kalomix.com   speakr box (nic cairns, danielle wong) australia www.speakrbox.com.au   ji yeon kim korea thisis-jiyeon.com   appree (sangwoo nam) korea http://www.appree.net   things (soojeong cho) korea blog.naver.com/zoss77

                                         masakazu hori (masakazu hori, yusuke morimoto) japan www.masakazuhori.com   &some (jui o) korea www.and-some.com   yuko taguchi japan www10.ocn.ne.jp/~d.tag   kyouei design (kouichi okamoto) japan www.kyouei-ltd.co.jp   zillion (david guarino) france/ japan everythingisaremix.com                                          numlock (jonathan chang, millian ng) hong kong / china www.numlock.hk   mikke remikke (mika yoshida, mari murata) japan http://www.mikke-remikke.com   io-lab (joongho um, jeemin chung) korea http://www.iolab.co.kr                                          saprang (sirikarn jirajbhaskornkul, supot suwannasing) thailand   deja vu creation (ming wai wong, wailing tang) hong kong www.dejavucreation.com   crafitti (lawan nuntavovat, sura surakiattichai) thailand http://www.crafittijewelry.com                                          mag design labo (keita hanazawa) japan mag-labo.net   tale (jonghwan kim, hyunsoo kim) korea www.tale-design.com   mixko / noa design (nahoko koyama) UK/japan http://www.mixko.co.uk   stav axenfeld israel www.coroflot.com/stav  daniel jo korea www.danieljo.com

                                         shibaya (junko shiba, yasumasa shiba) japan www.shibaya.jp

  3lab (zoono oh, lily js suh) korea www.i3lab.com   serena chen (yu-chieh chen) taiwan www.serenachen design.blogspot.com

  kenichiro ohmori japan www.diana.dti.ne.jp/ ken-o/e.htm                                           labyrinth (favilai kongsonsaksiri, suparat apichart-olan) thailand www.labyrinthvintage.etsy.com       nothing design group (jin-woog koo, seung-eun kim, dong-hwa shin) korea www.designnothing.com                                                 design51 (soonho youn, jinhee lee, kwangtack lee, yuhee jeong) korea www.oasisbob.com, www.simpleidea.co.kr, www.commondesign.co.kr                             design fairs are a fantastic occasion to reach like-minded people (curators, press, general public)  as well as industry professionals.  they are all in love with design and want to know the stories behind the ‘products’,  they like to shop and the designboom mart is the place to do it. designboom marts serve as a unique interactive platform for emerging and established designers to test their new ideas at a very low exhibition cost, prior to investing large sums into solo shows. many designers went on to achieve notoriety in the design business following their participation in designboom marts.

tokyo designboom mart at tokyo designers week 2010 images © designboom

designboom friend sites yatzer and designvlog published a first video from TDW and has also mentioned the tokyo designboom mart.

designboom mart visitors – left image: costas voyatzis of yatzer and emma elizabeth of designvlog right image a visitor dressed for halloween images © designboom

designboom marts are an unprecedented opportunity to meet the young designers and become familiar with their work. the group exhibitions see international design professionals personally presenting their wares. (prototypes and/or limited edition pieces) along with, various-samples. the designers have the opportunity to meet and discuss with customers, manufacturers, distributors, press and museum curators – verifying their designs and their packaging credentials. mart visitors can purchase intelligent, useful and quirky items for a symbolic price, anywhere between 1,000-10,000 JPY.

images © designboom

the designboom marts are truly international – designers come from over 30 countries, and partially cover the travel costs through the sales that they make. over the intense days of exhibiting and socializing designers have the chance to discuss their work with other professionals from different cultural backgrounds.

david guarino departing after the show has finished (left) – designboom mart dinner after a long show day images © designboom

the designboom mart is widely recognized as the ORIGINAL, the first ever design bazaar. in early 2005 designboom created a completely new formula of exhibition and since then we have organized over 20 international marts worldwide, that combine high-profile design with a popular street market setting, making up the cultural program of trade fairs.

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