FueraDentro at European Design 2012 - Tokyo, Japan
17 October 2012
Functional & High Quality Design – All the way from Europe
With the support of the European Union some 40 European interior design related companies will visit Japan from 29 October to 2 November 2012, taking a chance at establishing a presence on the Japanese market. During a weeklong Business Mission, the participants will be given a comprehensive overview of the Japanese interior retail market, practical tips on approaching and doing business with Japanese retailers and experience the Japanese interior market first hand by visiting places such as select shops, department stores in and outside of Tokyo. The main focus will be a two-day exhibition held for the fourth time under the brand name european design at the Hilton Hotel Tokyo. european design is an exclusive boutique style exhibition dedicated to presenting European interior design, carefully selected for their uniqueness, high quality and above all design. The exhibition is the best opportunity for professional visitors to see the latest EU designs, gain inspiration and network with existing and potential suppliers. Exhibits will include a wide variety of functional, timeless and innovative products covering textiles, floor coverings, indoor and outdoor furniture, lighting, tableware & ceramics, and decorative accessories.
FueraDentro is a Dutch furniture design house that creates contemporary outdoor furniture which is also suitable for indoor use. FueraDentro translates as "outside, inside" in Spanish and is the inspiration for all of the furniture collections designed and manufactured by the company. Established for over 10 years, the head office is situated along the iconic Prinsengracht canal in Amsterdam.
Prominent, established designers and new talented designers are supported and nurtured from their very initial ideas through to the quality of the manufacturing process and final customer delivery.
This year FueraDentro will be showing the Doble table and DobleBench in teak combined with the new Butaque chair. All these patio furniture items are part of the Cima collection designed by Hendrik Steenbakkers. A completely different collection is the Shell collection, designed by Jan des Bouvrie, from which the Shell Easy Chair and the Shell Side 50 will be displayed at this exhibition.
Date & Time: 31 October (Wed) 12:30~20:00 & 01 November (Thu) 10:00~18:00, 2012
Venue: Hilton Hotel Tokyo / Kiku Room, 4F 6-2, Nishi Shinjuku 6-Chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
Admission: Free (Prior registration required at www.europeandesign.jp)
About the EU Gateway Programme
The “EU Gateway Programme” is a programme funded and managed by the European Union to support EU companies in developing business cooperation with Japanese companies. The Programme’s aim is to introduce companies from the EU Member States to Japan and also to provide opportunities for Japanese companies to gain first-hand knowledge of already successful products and technologies of EU companies, exchange information and engage in business discussions. For further details, please consult the website: www.eu-gateway.jp
EU Gateway Programme Office: Nele Duprix: 03 5228 0630