Exhibition Outline

DESIGN TOKYO attracts a variety of visitors who seek sophisticated,

functional yet marketable design products selected from around the world.

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.

Screening Process

                  *Only companies who are approved by the Screening Committee will be able to exhibit at DESIGN TOKYO.

                   If  you are not approved, you will be exhibiting at one of  other 7 shows held inside LIFESTYLE Week July.

Screening Committee

*Titles omitted, not in alphabetical order

 In order to respect the concept of the show and to maintain high quality of exhibits, DESIGN TOKYO establishes the Screening Committee, composed of specialists working in the design/interior industry, and only those who are approved will be able to exhibit at DESIGN TOKYO. 

Paul Galloway

Collection Specialist
Architecture & Design
MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art

Mr. Paul Galloway is the Collection Specialist for the Architecture and Design department at the Museum of Modern Art, where he coordinates the growth and management of the collection and oversees research. 
A regular speaker at museums, conferences, and universities, Paul has made the celebration of design creativity a personal mission. 

He is also a professor of at the City University of New York. 

Kazuo Kawasaki

Ph.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’.

Ryuko Kida

ELLE DECOR Brand Director
Hearst Fujingaho Co., Ltd.


Ms. Ryuko Kida, ELLE DECOR Brand Director(Hearst Fujingaho), have been working on lifestyle, interior and design for long as an editor/journalist. After experienced deputy chief editor for "FIGARO JAPON(CCC Media House)" and chief editor for "Pen(same to the left)", became a chief editor for "ELLE DECOR JAPAN(Hearst Fujingaho)" since December 2015. In charge of current position(Brand Director) since July 2014.  

Hideshi Hamaguchi

Business Designer


Mr. Hideshi Hamaguchi graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Kyoto University.  He has over 15 years of experience in defining strategies and decision-making, as well as in concept development for various industries and businesses.


For Booth costs, available booth locations and any other inquiries, please contact Show Management.

DESIGN TOKYO Show Management / RX Japan Ltd. (Formerly Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.)

Attn: Suzuki Hajime (Mr.), Watanabe, Satoshi (Mr.), Yugo Matsuoka (Mr.), Jun Qu (Mr.), Taeyong Shin (Mr.)

18F Shinjuku-Nomura Bldg., 1-26-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0570, Japan
TEL: +81-3-3349-8505  FAX: +81-3-3349-4922
E-mail: lifestyle-eng.jp@rxglobal.com

Reed Exhibitions International Sales Group
Tel: +86-10-5933-9234
E-mail: giftex-china.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Kelly Yin (Ms.)

Tel: +886-2598-2630 (ext. 105)
E-mail: giftex-taiwan.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Maureen Chen (Ms.)

Tel: +82-2-2297-7232
E-mail: giftex-korea.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Amber Lee (Ms.)

Reed Exhibitions International Sales Group
Tel: +91-22-6771-6617
E-mail: giftex-india.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Shammi Srivastava (Mr.)

Reed Tradex Company Ltd.
Tel: +66-2686-7357
E-mail: giftex-thailand.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Saithan Chumpia (Ms.)

Tel: +33-682-077-001
E-mail: giftex-eu.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Sophie Baranowski (Ms.)

Tel: +39-0473-223077
E-mail: giftex-eu.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Camilla Lanza (Ms.)

Reed Exhibitions International Sales Group
Tel: +90-212-867-1243
E-mail: giftex-turkey.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Sertac Ozmansur (Mr.)

Reed Exhibitions International Sales Group
Tel: +1-203-840-5931
E-mail: giftex-usa.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Alison Minyard (Ms.) 

CATALYZE - International Events
Tel: +27-21-712-5799
E-mail: giftex-africa.jp@rxglobal.com
Attn: Rex Bowden (Mr.)

Admission fee: JPY 5,000/person without this ticket. Those under the age of 18 are not permitted to enter.