DESIGNART 2017 - 16-22 October 2017 / by Mark Dytham

The inaugural DESIGNART WEEK will be held in various locations around central Tokyo from 16th-22nd October 2017. 

DESIGNART 2017 is a revolutionary new design and art festival in Tokyo which will gather together professionals in design, art, fashion, food, technology and many more fields from around the world.

Combining functionality and beauty, DESIGNART is both the name of and the movement to spread a new concept that seeks to redefine the things that bring emotion to our lives through the everyday. 

A press conference was held at newly opened Trunk Hotel in central Tokyo this week to launch the event to the media and to creatives around the world. 

 Mark and Astrid with fellow DESIGNART Founders at the press conference

Mark and Astrid with fellow DESIGNART Founders at the press conference

 DESIGNART will be and annual event leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - and beyond!

DESIGNART will be and annual event leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - and beyond!

 The opening event for DESIGNART will be a huge 1000+ person PechaKucha Night.

The opening event for DESIGNART will be a huge 1000+ person PechaKucha Night.

Area: TOKYO - Aoyama / Jingumae / Shibuya /Daikanyama / Roppongi
Website: http://designart.jp/
DESIGNART Committee Chief Manager: Takahiro Ikeda
Founders:
Akio Aoki / MIRU DESIGN
Shun Kawakami / artless
Hiroshi Koike / NON-GRID / IMG SRC
Okisato Nagata / EXS
Astrid Klein / Klein Dytham architecture
Mark Dytham / Klein Dytham architecture