UPCOMING EVENT: MADE IN JAPAN TABLEWARE – Japanese ceramics for everyday use!

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【6th -28th March 2020】 After their first successful pop up in London, in July 2019, Made in Japan is back with even more beautiful and affordable ceramics, seldom seen outside of Japan. Made in Japan is proud to present their wide range of tableware, from dining and serving plates to glassware and cups, all at the best possible price! Just like last year, the ranges available to view, and purchase, at this event will showcase the best of restaurant quality Japanese tableware for professional and home use. About Made In Japan Made In Japan (MIJ) tableware brings high-quality tableware and homeware directly from Japan. The kilns and products they produce are … Read More

UPCOMING EVENT: The creation of modern kimono – Kimono Magic Society pop up at Sway Gallery London.

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【29th February to 4th March 2020】 SPECIAL EVENTS:KIMONO DRESSING EXPERIENCESATURDAY 29th FEBRUARY: 13:00-16:00SUNDAY 1st MARCH: 13:00-16:00Try on a real kimono! (15-30 MINUTES) £12 PER PERSON – paid on the day. Walk in welcome – first come first, served basis; please choose and book your preferable time to avoid disappointment (13:00; 13:20; 13:40; 14:00; 14:20; 14:40; 15:00; 15:20; 15:40)Please book your preferable day and time through rumixdesign@gmail.com (add SWAY KIMONO in the subject line) SATURDAY 29th FEBRUARYLIVE PAINTING PERFORMANCE: 15:00 – 17:00 SUNDAY 1st MarchKIMONO FASHION SHOW with CELLO PERFORMANCE 16:30Followed by Drink Reception until 18:00(no booking required – due to the capacity of the venue, please ensure to arrive early … Read More

CURRENT EXHIBITION: The Tale of Genji – KIRIE art exhibition by Hobo Komiyama

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[3rd – 28th February 2020] Final day 28th Feb – exhibition open until 16:00 Hobo Komiyama was born in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. While studying at Musashino Art University, Hobo became a scenography design researcher for a theatre company. After graduating from the university, he began his career as a kimono dye colorist and illustrator. Finally in 1975, he has begun his career as a papercutting artist and is active until today, with multiple successful publications and exhibitions in, as well as outside of, Japan. The main theme of this solo exhibition is scenes from The Tale of Genji, which is a classical work written during the early years of … Read More

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