Tokyo Designers Week 2014

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My fabric pattern project will be presented at the Tokyo Designers Week (October 25th – November 3rd, 2014).

Tokyo Designers Week is an international design event that gathers the excellent architecture, interior, product design, graphic design and art from all over the world. Since 2005, the event has been taking place at Meiji Jingu Gaien Mae in Tokyo and attracting more than 100,000 visitors every year. This year, Tokyo Designers Week 2014 will be held with 4 main themes – Design, Art, Fashion and Music. Visitors will see more than 20 programs and events during 10 days.

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Japanese Stationery: Modern Etiquette

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Japan has turned the practice of writing letters into an art form. In Japan, correspondence rules are different, and long letters are appreciated. If you send a New Year’s card, the word “年賀” (which means “New Year’s greetings”) should be written in red on the front side of an envelope. In this case, a post office will hold your letter and deliver it on January 1st (because New Year’s cards shouldn’t arrive before New Year’s Day).

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