Shopping Minato

Don’t expect any glamour in this homewares shop; instead you’ll find carefully selected design pieces with timeless appeal. This store stocks many goods designed by Sori Yanagi, one of the biggest names in Japanese industrial design, including ‘Butterfly’ stool, which made it into the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Other items include stunning contemporary versions of Nanbu ironware, a traditional craft of Morioka in Iwate prefecture. Take a look at the simpler pieces, such as the ornaments and ashtrays, to get a real feel of Nanbu craftsmanship.


Venue name: Designshop
Address: 1F 2-1-17 Minami-azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Transport: 10min. From Azabu-juban Station (Toei Ooedo line,Nanboku line : Exit 1) / 10 min. From Shirokane-takanawa Station(Toei Mita line, Nanboku line :Exit 3)
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