D-due’s Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection has arrived in stores. The D-due collection was inspired by the world of dreams by surrealist artist René Magritte, while the D-due LAB collection is based on the autobiographical picture book by D-due designer and artist Alfredo Olmedo. We hope you come by and enjoy D-due’s latest collection in stores.
Friday, July 15, 2016 ~
The io Autumn/Winter 2016 collection is now available in io H.P.FRANCE stores. The collection includes the GLACE series which features beautiful prints that look as if they were created with antique glass, as well as embroidered shirts and long trench coats. We hope you stop by our stores to see the latest collection.Read More →
Kosuke Yamawaki, vocalist and guitarist of rock band “hagureyagi”, has recently gained recognition as a solo artist. For the works in his latest exhibition, the artist created a digital collage of images. These images which include everyday snapshots taken by Yamawaki himself, were used as motifs that were carefully layered on close-ups of his subject. […]Read More →
San Francisco’s book and design store PRESS will be making their Japan debut. A shop-in-shop will open at Shinjuku’s destination Tokyo from Saturday, July 9 and Omotesando’s H.P.DECO from Friday, July 29.
PRESS is a book and design store in San Francisco, owned by Paulina Nassar and Nick Sarno. Established in 2011, PRESS has become a destination for out of print and first edition art, fashion, design, craft, and counterculture books, new titles published by small and independent presses, unique stationary products from around the world, and design objects from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Conceived in-part as a response to the traditional bookstore, the books in PRESS are highly curated and reflect the personalities and backgrounds of the owners.Read More →
hpgrp GALLERY NEW YORK is pleased to announce a group exhibition “QUEST” by Ricardo Gonzalez, Yoon Hyup, Kyne and Meguru Yamaguchi from July 16th to August 6th, 2016.
Their work strongly reflects so-called street culture with graffiti, skateboard, and hip-hop imagery. The artworks are vivid, graphical, and have a strong relationship to the idea of “commercial art.” Although their cultural background varies from Mexico to Korea and Japan, the artists informed each other’s work in New York with their common language of “street.” With mutual respect for the pursuit of expression, they resonate beyond the boundary of design, fashion, and the idea of art.Read More →
“History on paper”, an exhibition featuring pop art from the 60’s which received great response in February 2016, is returning to hpgrp GALLERY TOKYO. The second of the series highlights Rupert J. Smith, the man best known as Andy Warhol’s master printer. We hope you enjoy this exhibition.Read More →
An Italian Theory’s 2016SS theme titled ‘Italian Summer’ features apparel and bags designed with ice cream and fish motifs. The designer of the brand, which has been greatly influenced by Italian style, found some new inspirations for this summer. The collection is colorful and playful, and makes us think of Italian summers on the beach by adding a vintage taste to all-over ice cream prints, marine colored stripes, the sun and parasol motifs.Read More →
Urushi-san, the female duo active in lacquer art, are offering gold lacquer repair known as kintsugi again. If you own special dinnerware items that are cracked or chipped, take this opportunity to have them beautifully repaired with kintsugi using real urushi (lacquer). Urushi-san offers a variation of colors in addition to the traditional gold.Read More →
Dress in Japanese style during the hottest season and fall into the world of bijinga”
Pictures of beautiful women in Japanese art or bijinga have always mesmerized us. The Japanese women in these forms of art are glamorous but graceful. Well-fitted beautiful color yukatas styled with the perfect accessories are full of the similar Japanese grace. Sui Kin Chi Ka Moku Do Ten Mei Kai will offer a wide variation from traditional styles by the long-established Chikusen to modern designs by apparel brands TSUTAKE and SLADKY. We invite you to try on a yakuta this summer and experience the sensation of becoming a bijinga muse.Read More →
French artist Ante Vojnovic has created everything from home decor and lights to furniture and art. The self-taught artist entered the world of art in 1975 and came to Japan an invitation from H.P. FRANCE in 1997. Ante continues to create pieces from his atelier located 40 minutes from central Tokyo.
The artist explores mediums such as water, wind, rocks and even ‘time’ and ‘white’ to create ways to use light in his sculptures. He is a rare artist that is capable of thinking outside the box when it comes to incorporating light in his works, which are delightful, full of surprises and continue to bring us new experiences.