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2016.12.29 (thu)

“Atabaque in Kokura Stripes” at Il Piccolo, Brera ~ Milano

“Atabaque in Kokura Stripes” at Il Piccolo, Brera ~ Milano
On December 15, at Il Piccolo showroom in Brera, there was an inauguration for "Atabaque in Kokura Stripes", 6 lamps designed by Alessio Monti. The dynamic lamps incorporated SHIMA-SHIMA fabrics with various types of wood and metal. Noriko Tsuiki's hand-woven fabrics were on exhibit, as well as kimonos, cushions and other products by Kokura Creation. Also on exhibit were Alessio's unique furniture and box-shelves, essential designs which are e [...]

2016.12.29 (thu)

Madama Butterfly at Teatro alla Scala, Milano

Madama Butterfly at Teatro alla Scala, Milano
On December 7th, there was a festive atmosphere in Piazza Duomo, with crowds of people who had gathered to enjoy the lighting-up ceremony of the enormous Christmas tree, complete with a live-concert and a performance by illuminated butterfly-dancers. In Piazzo Duomo, a historic building was the location for a musical advent calendar from December 1~24, with a musician at a window on the1st, increasing every day until all 24 windows were open f [...]

2016.12.14 (wed)

COSTRUZIONI in Pavia

COSTRUZIONI in Pavia
The other day, I visited COSTRUZIONI, an eclectic boutique owned by Marina Danova and Alida Buttarelli. They had participated in the ISETAN event in March 2015, with a collection of original apparel and accessories using SHIMA-SHIMA fabrics. An exhibition, "The Nature of Desire & Vetrifusi", featuring works in glass by artist Sergio Calatroni was being shown when I visited. Sergio divides his time between Tokyo and Pavia, and works in many [...]

2016.12.14 (wed)

“JAPAN SENSES” Show in Tokyo

“JAPAN SENSES” Show in Tokyo
From October 19th ~ November 1st, SHIMA-SHIMA participated in the "JAPAN SENSES" Show at Isetan Department Store and MItsukoshi Department Store in Tokyo. New furniture by TIME & STYLE, a collection of men's fashions, as well as a fall~winter collection were featured. Furniture : TIME & STYLE Men's fashion : 14 brands including Aquascutum, J. PRESS, Paul Stuart, Mila Schon SHIMA-SHIMA Fall & Winter Collection : Laboratorio Capri ky [...]

2016.12.14 (wed)

Visit Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro Exhibition : Palazzo Reale, Milano

Visit Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro Exhibition : Palazzo Reale, Milano
The exhibition, which will continue until January 29, 2017, has been huge success from the very start. On the weekends in particular, there is often a long queue that nearly reaches Piazza Duomo ! Produced by the city of Milano and MondoMostre Skira, curated by Rossella Menegazzo, professor of Asian Art HIstory at Universita degli Studi of MIlano, this exhibition is one of the most important events during 2016, commemorating the 150th annive [...]

2016.09.10 (sat)

Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro Exhibition : Palazzo Reale, Milano

Hokusai, Hiroshige, Utamaro Exhibition : Palazzo Reale, Milano
From September 22, 2016 ~ January 29 2017, Palazzo Reale in Milano will hold an exhibition of over 200 works by Hokusai, Hiroshige and Utamaro, that are on loan from the Honolulu Academy of Arts collection. The exhibition is produced by the city of Milano and MondoMostre Skira, curated by Rossella Menegazzo, professor of Asian Art HIstory at Universita degli Studi of MIlano. This exhibition is one of the most important events of many tha [...]
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