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2017.11.17 (fri)

Event at “VIALEdeiMILLE”, Milano : November 15, 2017

Event at “VIALEdeiMILLE”,  Milano :  November 15, 2017
On November 15th, there was a festive event at "VIALE dei MILLE", an association which SHIMA-SHIMA had worked with in the past. This group helps inmates in Milano-area prisons to work whilst in prison, and receive training for a better future when they return to society. Everything sold in this showroom is made in local prisons. SHIMA-SHIMA had donated fabrics to the Borseggi hand-bag brand, to be used in a project organised by Betty Ponzone [...]

2017.11.15 (wed)

Fondazione Prada in Milano : Autumn 2017

Fondazione Prada in Milano : Autumn 2017
It was terribly hot this summer, but autumn is finally here, with many wonderful exhibitions to see. Milano has several spaces that are not located in the centre of town, which exhibit contemporary art and culture. In 2015, Fondazione Prada opened a space in the southern part of Milano, that was once an industrial area. Fondazione Prada's surface area is 19,000 m2, with 11,000 m2 of exhibition space. The original four buildings were used [...]

2017.08.09 (wed)

Summer in Cortina : July 2017

Summer in Cortina : July 2017
Mere words are totally inadequate to describe the beauty of Cortina, a small town located in Northern Italy, surrounded by the Dolomites Alps. The majestic mountains which are part of a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. In the winter it is a famous resort for skiing. I visited Cortina last month with my family. Although there are only about 6000 permanent residents in the small town, there are many charming shops and restaurants. Whilst s [...]

2017.06.07 (wed)

FuoriSalone : Milan Design Week April 4 ~ 9 No.2

FuoriSalone : Milan Design Week April 4 ~ 9 No.2
It seems that FuoriSalone 2017 was by far the busiest in recent years. The weather was absolutely glorious. There were long queues to enter popular events, but people were extremely patient. Too many wonderful things and to see, and not enough time … ______________________ Kyoko Milano, June 6, 2017 PP Mobler reception at MC Selvini San Simpliciano Bookshelves by Il Piccolo Mati Dimore Studio [...]

2017.06.06 (tue)

Milan Design Week at Il Piccolo, April 4 ~ 9

Milan Design Week at Il Piccolo, April 4 ~ 9
This year, Kokura Creation participated in Milan Design Week at Il Piccolo, located in the Brera district. We collaborated with KBH, a Danish furniture company, which showed an exclusive bed with a mattress covered in SHIMA-SHIMA fabric. Here are some photos taken during the opening party on April 5, which was attended by many friends and business associates. ______________________ LOCATION IL PICCOLO Architettura degli Interni V [...]

2017.06.01 (thu)

“Atabaque in Kokura Stripes” at Il Piccolo Lugano, Switzerland

“Atabaque in Kokura Stripes” at Il Piccolo Lugano, Switzerland
On March 9th, the "Atabaque in Kokura Stripes" show which was held at Il Piccolo Milano in December 2016, opened once again at Il Piccolo Lugano. At the showroom in Switzerland were exhibited the six 6 lamps designed by Alessio Monti, which incorporated SHIMA-SHIMA fabrics with various types of wood and metal, Noriko Tsuiki's hand-woven fabrics, as well as kimonos, cushions and other products by Kokura Creation. There was a lavish opening part [...]
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