Life X Design Autumn 2017

Last week we were at Tokyo Big Sight, for the Life X Design show. The exhibition was held from the 30 of August to the 2 September 2017 in the East hall 7th and 8th. It took us a whole afternoon to see everything, so many stands were available, all very interesting. This event was held in order to meet more professional demand in the theme of New Trends in Lifestyle Design for People and Living.

entrance of Big Sight

Products

There were so many exhibitors, impossible to check everything that looked interesting. The products here are only a few of them I thought that can draw attention in overseas markets.

Retail prices shown are for the domestic market in Japan, roughly calculated to USD from the JPY price. Wholesale price is negotiable.
Price and other information are as of September 2017.

Table Herb

Overview

Herbs Laboratory, from the Tees lab, which operates as a specialty’s store of herbal tea and health tea at Motomachi Kobe since 2013.
This company is a newly born herbs brand.

Price 

Retail  $6.50
Release Date: September 1, 2017

About the product

Herb Laboratory is a company making any sorts of grass serving in flavored every type of dishes.
They proposed 2 types of herbs which are :

HERB × DASHI :
Flavors are hibiscus, kettle roasted green tea, 3 types of Mulberry ginger.

HERB × SWEETS :
Flavor cocoa nibs, two types of rose hips.

Exemple of use : Try the Cocoa flavor with whipped cream, or with French toast.

Keywords

#Herbs
#Japan Products
#French
#Taste
#Flavor

Company Website
Herblaboratory

Paulownia

Overview

Paulownia is a type of wood that has been used in making traditional Japanese furniture (mainly chests) for more than 200 years. Not only being light, elastic, and limber, Paulownia is also strong to aridity, humidity, fire, and worms, giving it enough reasons to be used for centuries to protect precious kimonos and properties. All of the furniture produced in this project are hand-made by the most skillful craftsmen from Kamo Chest Manufacturer’s Cooperative of Niigata prefecture.

Price 

Retail  From : $25

About the product

Light, elegant, and very design products.
On, one the pictures, you can sea a natural Iphone speaker ! Just with the wood, and without any speaker or cable, it can update the sound power of your Iphone. Pretty interesting.
The little box, very well designed, can contain coffee, or any type of products that you want to keep away from moisture.

Keywords

#Artisan
#Japan Products
#Unique
#Wood
#Design

Company Website
Paulownia

Piperoid

Overview

PIPEROID was launched in the hope of recalling and reviving the passion and excitement you once experienced back in those days.
Snip and build, just like that, and your buddy character will be created in no time.
Move the little parts to pose. Your buddy will surely fill your heart and soul with joy.

Price

Retail  $5 each

About the product

Beautiful and original. Here some pictures, but, for really understand how it works, the only possibility, is to go to they shop.
Paper work that the Japanese have been familiar since the Edo era.
The new style of paper work that was born on top of the Japanese culture “pipe Lloyd”.
Pipe Lloyd, produces a variety of facial expressions from a simple material that the paper pipe.

Keywords

#Character
#Good Design
#Fun
#Cheap
#Creativity

Company Website
Piperoid

Ballon

Overview

Ballon product items which create serene atmosphere of aroma and the quietness of Antique that has survived quite a long time. They handcraft all there items one by one, so that it will make a beautiful gift that will be inherited by someone and eventually become a piece of Antique.

Price

Retail : From $5

About the product

On the pictures, you can see one of they Handmade product : the aroma bath salt. The smell was so good ! And also writing in French ( Marie Antoinette), that make all the effect ! Just want to try it, and relaxe for a good hour 🙂

Keywords

#Health
#Bath
#French
#Natural
#Aroma

Company Website
Ballon

Tokyo Teshigoto

Overview

Tokyo of “traditional crafts”, got the craftsmanship and the spirit of Edo craftsmen spirit. “Tokyo handiwork” promote traditional and domestic work.
Because of that, they propose a lot, lot of products. All beautiful and handmade.

Price 

Retail From $600

About the product

They offer to us 2 beautiful books regrouping all they products writing in Japanese and in English. Here’s juste a selections of some products.
You can see, on the pictures, Beautiful and highly detailed Samuraï armor for wine or sake bottle. If you received visitors, they will never know that inside you Samurai they is a 2002 Saint-Estèphe wine ready to be drink.
Also, the last picture, there is maybe the best designed ever wine wood bucket.

Keywords

#Beautiful
#Good Design
#Handmade
#Rare
#High Quality

Company Website
Tokyo Teshigoto

Kaneju-Farm

Overview

Opening more than 100 years ago in Shizuoka Prefecture, Makinohara boasts the production of Japan’s best tea.
The tea plantations is consisting of tea nurses inherit the experienced growers and tradition.
They goal is to deliver with confidence delicious tea.

Price 

Retail  $12 to $35

About the product

There are the traditional Japanese tea makers. Extremely tasty.
If you want to try what is the real Japanese tea, there you are.

Keywords

#100% Natural
#Japan Tradition
#Tea

Company Website
kaneju

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