2022.10.21 Fri

Opening of exhibition for DESIGN MUSEUM JAPAN STUDY, “Proposal for a Design Museum of the Future”

Opening on October 22nd (Saturday) and 23rd (Sunday) is the “DESIGN MUSEUM JAPAN STUDY EXHIBITION.”

The “DESIGN MUSEUM JAPAN STUDY Exhibition” will be held at “OPEN MUJI” in the MUJI Canal City Hakata (North Building 4th Floor) as well as the B1 Floor exhibition space at Crystal Canyon over two days on October 22nd (Saturday) and 23rd (Sunday), 2022.

Since April 2022, graduate students at Kyoto University have carried out preparations for this exhibition as part of their project class. Students researched themes from various angles discovered while doing field work in a Fukuoka town. They will exhibit these as proposals hypothesizing four themes for a “design museum” of the future at Canal City Hakata.

Proposal for a Design Museum of the Future
Exhibition Period: October 22nd (Saturday) & 23rd (Sunday) 10:00 to 21:00
Location: MUJI Canal City Hakata (North Building 4th Floor) at [OPEN MUJI]
Crystal Canyon B1 Floor Exhibition Space
Admission Fee: Free
The Eternal Design seen in Street Stalls
Takatori Wares and Modern Design
Symbol Mark of Fukuoka City’s Subway
The Sustainable Design of Life that Surrounds the Waters of Chikugo River

Date/Time: October 22nd (Saturday) from 14:00 to 16:00
Location: In front of The Company at Canal City Hakata ※Simultaneous online streaming available
Participation Fee: Free ※Prior registration required
Capacity: 30 participants
Minako Ikeda (Professor, Graduate School of Art and Design Research Division, Kyushu University)
Hiromine Nakamura (Nakamura Dolls, Doll Maker)
Tamae Hirokawa (Clothing and Accessories Designer)
Kyoko Kuramori (Representative Director, Design-DESIGN MUSEUM)
Daisaku Kawase (Director, Design-DESIGN MUSEUM)