Design Touch 2019

18th Oct–4th Nov, 2019 11:00am – 9:00pm
Tokyo Design Touch Roppongi
Photo by Yusuke Kawasaki used under CC

Now in its 13th year, Design Touch is an innovative art event held in and around Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi. This year’s theme is Fusion, with a focus on exploring art and ideas through the five senses.

One of the highlights of 2019 will be the Color Canyon, a visual and dynamic installation by creator ‘Spread’ which aims to immerse visitors in color scenery. Up to 1km of mesh will be used to cover the lawns of the Midtown Garden to create a terrain of colour and nature, changing expressions from day to night. Spread are a creative unit formed by Haruna Yamada and Hirokazu Kobayashi, who create ‘spreads’ combining colours, time, history, creatures, things, the environment and memory.

The winner of the Good Design Award, Naoto Fukasawa and Hisai Igarashi’s Play Design Lab will be available for an unusual playground experience. A forest school will also be set up, with classes and talks held beneath the trees – applications for spaces will be available from early September.

Dates: 18th Oct–4th Nov, 2019
Start/End Time: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Venue: Tokyo Midtown
Recommended hotel: HOTEL MYSTAYS PREMIER Akasaka
Entry: Free
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Access: 214 m from Roppongi Station Hibiya Line (H4)Oedo Line (E23)
467 m from Nogizaka Station Chiyoda Line (C5)
0.7 km from Roppongi-itchōme Station Namboku Line (N5)
Web: https://www.tokyo-midtown....
Area: Akasaka, Roppongi
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