Show Management
Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.


18F Shinjuku-Nomura
Bldg., 1-26-2
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
163-0570, Japan

To Exhibit

Exhibition Outline

DESIGN TOKYO attracts a variety of visitors who seek sophisticated, functional yet marketable design products selected from around the world.

Exhibit Profile Visitor Profile

Screening Policies

DESIGN TOKYO establishes the Screening Committee, organised by specialists working in the design industry. The Judging and Screening Committee shall conduct screening and qualify applicants as exhibitors at DESIGN TOKYO while respecting the concept and the quality of the fair and its screening policies. Those who applied for the booth are requested to submit company/products information.

Application Schedule

Previous (2017) Judges (Titles omitted, not in particular order)

  • Michelle Millar Fisher

    Michelle Millar FisherCuratorial Staff,
    MoMA - The Museum of
    Modern Art, New York

    Ms. Fisher is a member of the curatorial staff in the Architecture + Design department at the Museum of Modern Art, a doctoral candidate in Art History at the CUNY Graduate Center, and an educator in art, architectural and design histories at Harvard's Graduate School of Design, Parsons The New School for Design, and The Frick Collection etc. Before coming to MoMA, she worked at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Independent Curators International, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is originally from Scotland where her passion for design, architecture, art began with the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and James McNeill Whistler.

  • Fumio Takashima

    Fumio TakashimaPresident and
    Chief Executive Officer
    BALS Corporation.

    Mr. Takashima has established BALS CORPORATION in 1990 for the purpose of sales of imported furniture and interior goods. He has been running over 150 shops including BALS TOKYO, J-PERIOD, WTW and Francfranc which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2012. His business approach based on fashion sensitivity and marketing has been attracting increasing attention from the industry.

  • Kazuo Kawasaki

    Kazuo KawasakiPh.D., Design Director /
    Professor Emeritus,
    Osaka University
    and Nagoya City University

    Mr. Kawasaki is a design director, who has been designing wide range of products. He has been awarded from numbers of Japanese and overseas prizes. Numbers of his products have been exhibited as permanent collections at major overseas museums such as ‘MoMA’.

  • Tomomi Nagayama

    Tomomi NagayamaInterior Stylist

    Ms. Nagayama has been actively involved in interior & product styling for magazines such as ‘Casa BRUTUS’ and ‘ELLE DECO’, etc. Also, she has been handling interior styling, etc., for corporate show rooms and catalogues. She has been interested in products and things which go well with our daily life, and has been studying about them.

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