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DESIGNART TOKYO, the art and design festival that attracted a total of 210,000 visitors during its 10-day run last year, will be held again this year from October 20th to 29th. The theme this year is “Reframing – the Beginning of a Shift”. In preparation for the event, they are currently accepting applications for exhibitors until May 31st, and are also offering the “UNDER 30” program, in which exhibitor fees are waived to support young artists and designers (until March 31st).


DESIGNART is a project launched in 2017 with the aspiration to transmit and industrialize creativity from Tokyo. This innovative initiative brings together art and design (architecture, interior design, products, fashion, technology, etc.) from around the world in Tokyo, one of the world’s leading cities for mixed culture, and uses a variety of stores, galleries, and other venues to present a variety of art and design.

Now in its 8th year, DESIGNERT TOKYO has grown into an international event that will be held in Omotesando/Gaienmae, Harajuku, Shibuya, Roppongi/Hiroo, Ginza, and other areas. In addition, a project aiming to legislate “1% for Art,” a movement to support art by society as a whole, which has been implemented in the U.S., Europe, and other countries, was launched the year before last.

Date: October 18th – 27th, 2024
Registration period: March 1st – May 31st, 2023 *Depends on the plan
Area: Omotesando, Gaienmae, Harajuku, Shibuya, Roppongi, Hiroo, Ginza, Tokyo
Organizer: DESIGNART TOKYO Committee

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