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  • May 10, 22Product
    “Joumonami” Thin Handle Tote

    〈Jomonami〉 is a traditional Japanese knitting technique (ami means knit in Japanese). In the Arts & Science 2022SS collection, bags made with this technique will be released at A&S Aoyama and HIN / Arts & Science, starting May 20th (Friday).

    〈Jomon knitting〉 is a traditional Japanese technique. In the Arts & Science 2022SS collection, bags made with this technique will be released at A&S Aoyama and HIN / Arts & Science, starting May 20th (Friday).

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  • Apr 27, 22Product
    Home Collection “Special Cotton OX Chambray”

    The ideology of Arts & Science since its beginning in 2003 is to equally value the clothes that complement people and the daily necessities that enrich everyday life. The Home Collection was born from this concept. Here we introduce our originally developed fabric 〈Special Cotton Ox Chambray〉 for room wear and pajamas along with our variation of home styles.

    The ideology of Arts & Science since its beginning in 2003 is to equally value the clothes that complement people and the daily necessities that enrich everyday life. The Home Collection was born from this concept. Here we introduce our originally developed fabric 〈Special Cotton Ox Chambray〉 for room wear and pajamas along with our variation of home styles.

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  • Apr 11, 22EVENT
    KITAWORKS “Glass Cabinet”

    〈KITAWORKS〉, based in Okayama, Japan, produces furniture featuring different combinations of metals. Their first exhibition will be held at OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo from April 29th and at HIN in Kyoto from May 20th. The characteristic essence of Kitaworks lies in their advanced welding techniques, and this is on full display in the brass and glass cabinets and a selection of custom-made blue-toned pieces that were created especially for this exhibition.

    〈KITAWORKS〉, based in Okayama, Japan, produces furniture featuring different combinations of metals. Their first exhibition will be held at OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo from April 29th and at HIN in Kyoto from May 20th. The characteristic essence of Kitaworks lies in their advanced welding techniques, and this is on full display in the brass and glass cabinets and a selection of custom-made blue-toned pieces that were created especially for this exhibition.

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  • Apr 8, 22EVENT
    “HAS NOT” HAS (shirt by H. made by A&S)

    〈HAS〉 is a new collaborative venture from stylist Michio Hayashi’s 〈by H.〉 and Arts & Science. Utilizing the strengths of each brand, this collection of six styles of shirts was created. These shirts will be introduced within a special installation “HAS NOT,” starting Friday, April 15th at &SHOP Aoyama in Tokyo and at A&S Fukuoka.

    〈HAS〉 is a new collaborative venture from stylist Michio Hayashi’s 〈by H.〉 and Arts & Science. Utilizing the strengths of each brand, this collection of six styles of shirts was created. These shirts will be introduced within a special installation “HAS NOT,” starting Friday, April 15th at &SHOP Aoyama in Tokyo and at A&S Fukuoka.

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  • Mar 31, 22Event
    Peter Ivy “Positive Space”

    An exhibition by glass artist Peter Ivy will be held at three Arts & Science locations in Tokyo, Kyoto and Fukuoka. “Positive Space” will be unveiled for the first time at this exhibition. We invite you to come and see Ivy’s new series of works, which represent a new and very distinct take on glassware compared to the artist’s existing style.

    In preparation for our special presentation, Ivy said that he made many new and different attempts. “Positive Space” is one result of his great efforts and presents a series of vases born out of his intense research on material and repeated experimentation. Together with “Positive Space,” there will be a lineup of his traditional grey glassware. Please enjoy the contrast of colors. In addition, a new item Ojyu (a Japanese-style stackable bento box) will also be presented.

    The beginning of Spring is the perfect time to introduce Peter Ivy’s colorful new work, and we look forward to welcoming you to enjoy this rare opportunity to view works that are not included in our usual selection at the shops.



    【Reservations】
    * The regulations for mandatory appointments depend on each shop. Please check the details for the shop of your preference ahead of time.
    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.


    【Reservation deadline】
    * Please make your reservation though our general contact form.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.

    <OVER THE COUNTER>
    Reservations on all days of the event are mandatory.
    Reservation window: Starts April 1st (Fri.)

    <HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto>
    Reservation mandatory: April 29th (Fri.)
    Reservations prioritized: April 30th (Sat.) ~
    Reservation window: Starts April 22nd (Fri.) 12:00/Noon

    <ARTS&SCIENCE FUKUOKA>
    Reservation mandatory: May 13th (Fri.) ~ 15th (Sun.)
    Reservations prioritized: May 16th (Mon.) ~
    Reservation window: Starts May 6th (Sun.) 12:00/Noon

    TITLE
    Peter Ivy “Positive Space”
    TOKYO
    April 9th (Sat.) – 11th (Mon.) 2022 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    OVER THE COUNTER
    KYOTO
    April 29th (Fri.) – May 8th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    FUKUOKA
    May 13th (Fri.) – 22nd (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    ARTS&SCIENCE FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Peter Ivy is an artist working with glass. His works range from fine art to functional glass containers for everyday use. He bases his artistic activities in Toyama, where he has a studio. With an aim to “create something which becomes complete with use,” he makes pieces that are functional and delicate and that enable users to feel the warmth of the maker. Ivy’s glass works are remarkable for their pale neutral colors, which blend into the scenes of our lives.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Mar 16, 22Event
    muska “To see a Heaven in a Wild Flower”

    *Visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please check below on how to make your reservation.

    From March 25th (Friday) to April 24th (Sunday), 2022, Arts & Science Fukuoka will hold a trunk show for the Japanese jewelry brand muska. Muska is derived from the word “amulet” in Turkish. The concept of their hand-made jewelry is “to be a small companion for the jewelry wearer.” For the first time in Fukuoka, we are introducing muska.

    At this presentation, a new series of works will launch under the theme of plants and animals in blooming flower fields and gardens. Colorful jewels from Arizona and around the world are featured combined with motifs of flowers and plants. The designer strives to make jewelry that will bring you joy as Spring arrives, and to soothe your soul especially during these times of the pandemic. We welcome you to see this special presentation from muska.


    【Reservation】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    Arts & Science Fukuoka: April 23rd, 2022 (Sat.) / 19:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    muska “To see a Heaven in a Wild Flower”
    DATE
    March 25th (Fri.) – April 24th (Sun.) 2021 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Inspired by the colors in nature and the culture in the “land of prayer,” Turkey, muska jewelry is made one by one by hand. The philosophy is to create items that serve as a “safe keeper and guide” for the jewelry wearer. The brand name derives from the word “amulet” in Turkish.
    www.muska.jp
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Mar 9, 22Product
    New Item “Bal Collar Coat Embroidery”

    Introducing the new Bal collar coat from our Arts & Science Spring / Summer collection. Floral embroidery decorates the liner for a hidden surprise.

    Introducing the new Bal collar coat from our Arts & Science Spring / Summer collection. Floral embroidery decorates the liner for a hidden surprise.

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  • Feb 28, 22Product
    Hodaka Higashi / Perfume Bottles

    Arts & Science Aoyama is pleased to present glass artist Hodaka Higashi, from Akita, Japan. In this feature, we focus on Higashi’s passion for craftsmanship and the background to his original perfume bottles.

    Arts & Science Aoyama is pleased to present glass artist Hodaka Higashi, from Akita, Japan. In this feature, we focus on Higashi’s passion for craftsmanship and the background to his original perfume bottles.

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  • Feb 22, 22Event
    Exhibition and sales event for IFUJI

    An exhibition and sales event for furniture brand IFUJI will be held at OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo and HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto.

    At this event, Arts & Science will introduce oval boxes and tableware such as the statement “Delmer” series and rim boxes, that were exclusively sold at our previous exhibitions. In addition, we plan to present new items including the launch of the new toilet paper box and the Italian round tray for the first time.

    “IFUJI” carpentry is individually carved from large pieces of wood and carefully hand-finished. Their ideology lies in the idea of proposals of functional items that are necessary in an everyday lifestyle. We wish you to take this opportunity to see IFUJI’s masterpiece oval boxes and feel the essence of their quality handiwork in person.


    【Reservation window for OVER THE COUNTER】
    For February 23rd to 27th, the event is by reservations only. The reservation window will be open from February 21st (Monday) 12:00/ noon. Please make your reservation through our general contact form.
    From February 28th, visits do not require a reservation.


    【Reservation window for HIN / Arts & Science】
    All days of the event will be held by reservation only. The reservation window will be open from March 1st (Tuesday) 12:00/ noon. Please make your reservation through our general contact form.


    【Notices about this exhibition / your reservation】
    ○ Please note the reservation only dates are specified for each shop.
    ○ Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    ○ After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an reply from our email account.
    ○ Any queries about the items will be answered at your scheduled appointment. Please refrain from sending any queries through email or phone call.
    ○ All items are available for sale only. Orders cannot be taken for this event.
    ○ The exhibition may close at an earlier date, at any time all items become sold out.

    TITLE
    IFUJI Exhibition and sales event
    TOKYO
    2022.2.23 (Wed./ Bank holiday) – 3.7 (Mon.)
    OVER THE COUNTER
    KYOTO
    2022.3.11 (Fri.) – 3.27 (Sun.)
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    PROFILE
    Masashi Ifuji crafts simple and functional wood objects that draw on the beloved traditional objects of diverse cultures. His workshop IFUJI in Matsumoto, Nagano, is known for its masterful renditions of classics, including the shaker box and the traditional Japanese cupboard. In addition to the workshop, he operates Laboratorio, a cafe, shop, and gallery devoted to clothing, food, and housewares. Arts & Science has introduced the brand while presenting yearly exhibitions from 2013.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Feb 4, 22Information
    2022 Early Spring Collection

    The 2022 SS collection will launch on Friday, February 4th. This season, we will present selections for each <Early spring / Spring / Summer> timing. Please see the updates on our official webpage and SNS platforms. To begin, please see our new releases from February to March, the “2022 Early Spring Collection.”

    2022 Early Spring Collection

    • ※ Please contact our stores or send us a message via “contact form” for any inquiries.
    • ※ Please note that some pieces may not be available due to its limited production.

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  • Jan 20, 22Product
    Original Hanging Towel

    The ideology of Arts & Science since its beginning in 2003 is to equally value the clothes that complement people and the daily necessities that enrich everyday life. The Home Collection was born from this concept. At first glance the items can seem very simple, however at A&S the selected materials and development is always committed to detail. Currently, our entire Home collection is available at A&S Daikanyama. This feature reflects on the story of the A&S original towel series and our newly developed navy dye.

    The ideology of Arts & Science since its beginning in 2003 is to equally value the clothes that complement people and the daily necessities that enrich everyday life. The Home Collection was born from this concept. At first glance the items can seem very simple, however at A&S the selected materials and development is always committed to detail. Currently, our entire Home collection is available at A&S Daikanyama. This feature reflects on the story of the A&S original towel series and our newly developed navy dye.

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  • Dec 24, 21Event
    Fukuoka arrival: Pots from Steve Harrison

    *Reservations are required for this event. Please see below on how to make your reservation.

    New 2021 pots by Steve Harrison have arrived from England. These works will be introduced at Arts & Science Fukuoka from January 7th (Friday) to January 16th (Sunday), 2022. Harrison’s work, which has been introduced in Japan by Arts & Science with great care since its opening in 2003, will be available in the Fukuoka area to see in person for the very first time.

    Steve Harrison's often uses the traditional method of pottery - Salt Glazing. As the salt is sprayed onto the pots while they are firing in the kiln, the chemical reaction between the salt and glaze creates organic patterns on the surfaces. The interesting part of this process is not knowing the final outcome of the pots until the kiln is opened. Steve Harrison has fascinated many people with this technique. While the pots are a classical western style, Steve Harrison’s original characteristics show strongly in this handmade process. Arts & Science has been working with Harrison for 18 years. We continue to receive his very best works several times a year in Japan, and we have always shared a special exhibition of his works every two years. Sometimes, like〈BIG IN JAPAN〉, creative director Sonya Park proposes a unique theme together with Harrison. Please also see our history of publishments we have produced and explore our history of working together. (Steve Harrison’s series of books are available on our A&S ONLINE SELLER

    The new arrival of pots at Fukuoka are mainly works Harrison has created in 2021. All of his pots are marked with the year of production, which represents his identity along with his other hallmark stamps. He has chosen himself his best work available including items such as cups, teapots, and bowls made in salt glaze of various colors and sizes. Although at times Harrison will make special items with a certain theme or concept for Japan, his basic concept is defined by pots that can be enjoyed in your daily lifestyle which do not always cause for a special occasion. We welcome you to take a look at this new collection of pots created especially for Arts & Science. We look forward to your visit.


    Arts & Science collection
    “Familiar forms, like teapots, lidded jars, jugs, bowls and cups stand to remind me of who I am as a potter. I often have adventures where I explore different artistic ideas however, I always return to these utilitarian pots. They remind me that ceremony and special occasions don’t need to be reserved for this kind of work. I feel that they imbue everyday living and enrich the moment. This is more poignant in pandemic times where we need to recognize and celebrate the ordinary because it is difficult to search out the extraordinary.
    This small collection of work for A&S is a true reflection of this idea.

    — Steve Harrison


    【Reservation window】
    *This event is by appointment only. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    Opens: December 27th (Mon.) 2022 / 19:00
    Closes: January 15th, 2022 (Sat.) 2022 / 19:00

    * All works are one-of-a-kind. Any queries about the items will be answered at your scheduled appointment. Please refrain from sending any queries through email or phone call. We thank you for your understanding.
    * Your appointment will be confirmed by e-mail.
    * Entry may be restricted in order to prevent overcrowding.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Fukuoka arrival: Pots from Steve Harrison
    DATE
    January 7th (Fri.) 2022 – January 16th (Sun.) 2022/11:00〜19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Steve Harrison is an English potter born in 1967. After obtaining his MA in ceramics at the Royal College of Art, he set up his workshop and his kiln on the outskirts of London, where he now bases his artistic activities. He is known for his mugs and jugs created by the salt glaze technique, which uses common salt for the glaze coating.
    Photos by Richard Cannon
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Nov 18, 21Information
    2021 Holiday Collection

    Our “2021 Holiday Collection” is now ready to view online.

    We are introducing our special items prepared for the holiday season. These items will be available at our Arts & Science shops starting tomorrow, November 19th (Friday). This year, one of the highlights is our special triple collaboration project with Domenica More Gordon, John Derian and Arts & Science. We wish our wide variety of unique items bring joy to your holiday season. Please contact the shops directly for details.

    2021 HOLIDAY COLLECTION

    A selection of our holiday items will be available to purchase online.
    A&S ONLINE SELLER

    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may sell out immediately and will not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Nov 16, 21Product
    Collaboration Project 2021AW “by H. × A&S”

    In this feature we share special items created in collaboration with designers and craftsmen who have a close relationship with Arts & Science. This time we are sharing our collaborative project with Japanese brand, <by H.>.

    *Click here to read our first feature with<Toogood>

    In this feature we share special items created in collaboration with designers and craftsmen who have a close relationship with Arts & Science. This time we are sharing our collaborative project with Japanese brand, <by H.>.

    *Click here to read our first feature with<Toogood>

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  • Oct 29, 21Product
    Collaboration Project 2021AW “Toogood × A&S”

    In this feature we share special items created in collaboration with designers and craftsmen who have a close relationship with Arts & Science.

    *Click here to read our second feature with<by H.>

    In this feature we share special items created in collaboration with designers and craftsmen who have a close relationship with Arts & Science.

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  • Oct 15, 21Product
    Cashmere Knitwear

    Cashmere is one of the essential wovens for the autumn and winter seasons. In this feature, we will introduce three types of cashmere styles that are available at Arts & Science Daikanyama and our online Pop-up shop* this season.

    *The items will be available from October 15th (Fri.) on our Pop-up shop.

    Cashmere is one of the essential wovens for the autumn and winter seasons. In this feature, we will introduce three types of cashmere styles that are available at Arts & Science Daikanyama and our online Pop-up shop* this season.

    *The items will be available from October 15th (Fri.) on our Pop-up shop.

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  • Oct 7, 21Event
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order 2021”

    A semi-custom order event for the bespoke shoe brand <MARQUESS> will be held at SHOES and THINGS for one month from October 4th (Mon.) to October 30th (Sat.).

    We also accept semi-custom orders where you can choose from nine individual shoe style, and you may choose the leather/colour of your preference. We include rare options such as crocodile leather, which is not usually available in the lineup. This season, we are introducing a new military boot style called <YORK>, which is included in the seasonal collection as well as an option for a semi-order.

    Our MARQUESS order events are held twice a year seasonally, and this time as well designer Shoji Kawaguchi will be present. Kawaguchi will be at the shop for two days, 10.30 (Sat.) and 31 (Sun.) This is a rare opportunity for visitors to consider a personal order while consulting directly with the designer about not only fit but also foot issues. If you already have a pair of MARQUESS shoes purchased at A&S, we would like you to wear them when visiting the shop. Kawaguchi will let you know the condition of your worn-in shoes and give you his personal advice.

    <YORK> Military Officers Boots
    My British Military Officers Boots reflect the style’s ‘history and dignity.’ A no-waste simple design with military-like functional beauty. While maintaining the style’s orthodox appearance, we were particular about finishing it in a manner that is appropriate for a women’s shoe.
    For this production, we designed a slightly looser wooden pattern than before, giving the boots a comfortable shape with the ankles firmly fixed at the wings. Made from finely embossed French leather, the texture is made to enjoy as well. Unlike its solid appearance, these boots give you a soft feel and lightness when worn.
    I have designed the ‘Military Officers Boots’ with the hopes that it will become a standard shoe for all women.
     ― MARQUESS / Shoji Kawaguchi


    【Reservations】
    Please note reservations are mandatory for this event. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation window: October 4th (Monday) to 15:00 on October 30th (Saturday)]
    * Reservations cannot be made for requests on the day. Please send your request by latest, 15:00 on the previous day.


    【About the Event】
    - Due to the circumstances of COVID-19, all appointments must be confirmed ahead of time. We thank you in advance for your understanding.
    - Appointments / viewing time: 50 minutes (maximum).
    - When entering, we ask visitors to have a face mask on and use our antiseptics at our entrance
    - Orders will be available for Women’s sizes only. (UK size runs: 3 1/2, 4, 4 1/2, 5, 5 1/2, 6, 6 1/2 )
    - All orders will be delivered in March, 2022.

    TITLE
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order 2021”
    DATE
    2021.10.8 (Fri.) – 10.31 (Sun.) / 12:00 – 19:00
    Designer will be present: 10.30 (Sat.) & 31 (Sun.)
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    NOTE
    for brand feature articles “Behind the Scenes — MARQUESS”
    • * For details, please contact us the shops directly or through our contact form.

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  • Aug 6, 21Information
    2021 Autumn Collection

    Starting today Friday, Aug. 6th the AW21 collection will begin to lineup at our A&S shops.
    This season we will introduce the Autumn and Winter collections in order on our official webpage and SNS. We will begin with the first selection of items available in-shop for August and September. We look forward to sharing the launch with you tomorrow.

    2021 Autumn Collection

    • ※ Please contact our stores or send us a message via “contact form” for any inquiries.
    • ※ Please note that some pieces may not be available due to its limited production.

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  • Jul 14, 21Product
    5 Pocket Denim Pants

    The 5-pocket denim pants are a staple item in our Arts & Science collection. Over the years, we have made small improvements and the denim has been developed in a wide variety of materials. In this project, we will introduce several types of denim that are currently on the shelves, along with their special details. Our 5-pocket denim pants are indeed a versatile item that can be used throughout the year regardless of the season.

    The 5-pocket denim pants are a staple item in our Arts & Science collection. Over the years, we have made small improvements and the denim has been developed in a wide variety of materials. In this project, we will introduce several types of denim that are currently on the shelves, along with their special details. Our 5-pocket denim pants are indeed a versatile item that can be used throughout the year regardless of the season.

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  • Jun 4, 21Product
    New artworks have arrived from Mai Yamamoto

    Mai Yamamoto is a glass model artist. Yamamoto uses refractions and colors of light on mirror and matte surfaces using her original sense of textures. In her artwork you can see she makes full use of of the tools and cutting techniques used in Edo Kiriko faceted glass. (A Japanese technique from the Edo-period).. From June 4th, a selection of her new works inspired by the seasons, the air and the familiarity of ordinary items that have a personal resonation made in her vision will be available at A&S AOYAMA.

    The items introduced on this occasion express the scent of wind and air by the texture of glass. The patterns are made by adding texture to the glass with different degrees of rough-cut touches.

    Perfume Bottle
    Considering the long times spent at the home these days, this series was created by imagining the air to feel as if you are walking through a forest. This artwork was made to capture the fresh feeling and scents of soil and trees.
    ¥33,000 (including tax)

    Incense Stand
    A work inspired by natural objects such as nuts and stones. The fine cuts on the surface are reflected in the transparent part on the top surface, and you can enjoy the changes in expression when object is moved.
    ¥11,000 (including tax)

    Earth(Accessories case)
    A work based on the concept of lands and grounds - “earth.” Supporting all living things, the history of the earth itself is also exists in the stratum. The difference expression of the colors is expressed on the surfaces.
    ¥22,000 (including tax)

    SHOP
    PROFILE
    1985 Born in Tokyo, Japan
    2007 Graduated from the Department of Glass, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Wolverhampton / UK
    2010 Completed the master’s course at the Department of Crafts, Graduate School of Fine Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts
    2012 Apprentice to Mr. Ushio Konishi and Mr. Fujiko Enami at Ushio Studio
    2014 Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine Sanctuary
    2016 Pilchuck Glass School / USA
    At Arts & Science, her works were first introduced from November 2019 at the renewal opening of A&S AOYAMA.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • May 13, 21Product
    『20 mugs and 20 pots for 2020 / Steve Harrison』

    A blind auction of total 40 works by British ceramic artist Steve Harrison was held at the end of last year, “20 mugs and 20 pots for 2020.” We share with you this special selection made during the lockdown and a personal message from Steve, “I was unable to travel to Japan this year; a visit that has become part of my potting journey. As the home has become a place where we live and work in 2020, I had to use my imagination to find inspiration. Without people, pots have no context, only developing greater significance and deeper meaning through constant use. As a way of saying thank you to all my friends in Japan, I have sent over my best pots of this year.”

    A booklet that summarizes these works is now ready to share with you. “20 mugs and 20 pots for 2020” will be on sale at Arts & Science shops from May 14, 2021 (Friday). This is Steve Harrison's third publishment following “Pots” in 2014 and “BIG IN JAPAN” in 2019.

    TITLE
    20 mugs and 20 pots for 2020 / Steve Harrison
    SIZE
    H23 × W15 cm / 40 pages
    SIZE
    Paperback
    PRICE
    ¥1,430 (¥1,300 excl. tax)
    SHOP
    PROFILE
    Steve Harrison is an English potter born in 1967. After obtaining his MA in ceramics at the Royal College of Art, he set up his workshop and his kiln on the outskirts of London, where he now bases his artistic activities. He is known for his mugs and jugs created by the salt glaze technique, which uses common salt for the glaze coating.
    NOTE
    『Pots by Steve Harrison』
    H19.8×W15cm / 256 pages / Hardcover / 2014
    ¥7,480 (¥6,800 excl. tax)

    『BIG IN JAPAN – A study of proportion 2016-2018』
    H54.6×W41cm / 40 pages / Newspaper / 2019
    ¥1,980 (¥1,800 excl. tax)
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Apr 27, 21Product
    Rainy day items 2021

    Starting April 29, 2021, & SHOP in Tokyo and Kyoto will focus on releasing styles made especially for the rainy weather. "Black" is the key color for this annual rainy season styles. We have chosen our originally developed "typewriter cloth" for clothing, bags, and accessories. The fabric is light and highly durable with water-repellent functions.
    We hope these items will help uplift your mood when deciding an outfit on a rainy day. In this timely moment, we will also release an A&S bespoke umbrella from long-established English brand FOX UMBRELLAS, that can be use on both sunny and rainy days.

    * Items will be continuously released on our POP-UP SHOP starting April 30th.

    Starting April 29, 2021, & SHOP in Tokyo and Kyoto will focus on releasing styles made especially for the rainy weather. "Black" is the key color for this annual rainy season styles. We have chosen our originally developed "typewriter cloth" for clothing, bags, and accessories. The fabric is light and highly durable with water-repellent functions.
    We hope these items will help uplift your mood when deciding an outfit on a rainy day. In this timely moment, we will also release an A&S bespoke umbrella from long-established English brand FOX UMBRELLAS, that can be use on both sunny and rainy days.

    * Items will be continuously released on our POP-UP SHOP starting April 30th.

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  • Apr 26, 21Product
    FOX UMBRELLAS for A&S

    Since its establishment in 1868, the century-old British umbrella brand creates their products by craftsmen who use the original traditional methods. Due to its beautiful appearance and high practicality, the umbrellas continue to be appreciated throughout the world today.

    For this presentation, we introduce the A&S bespoke foldable umbrella in triple color panels made for both sunny and rainy weather. Whanghee (bamboo root) is selected for the handle. The handle is characterized by the natural textures and their individual characteristics of the bamboo knots. The regular size is offered in a blue color palette while the small size is made in a beige color palette. A storage bag comes with each item which includes our “FOX UMBRELLAS for A&S” signature. We also recommend to use this umbrella in the sun, as the fabric is equipped with UV cutting functions. This is your versatile umbrella that can be enjoyed on both rainy and sunny days.

    BRAND
    FOX UMBRELLAS for A&S
    ITEM
    Telescopic (foldable umbrella for both sun + rain)
    MATERIAL
    Whanghee, Polyester
    COLOR
    Small (φ50cm): Beige / Regular (φ59cm): Ala blue
    PRICE
    Small: 29,700 yen (27,000 yen excl. tax)
    Regular: 31,900 yen (29,000 yen excl. tax)
    SHOP
    ONLINE
    POP-UP SHOP
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Apr 1, 21Event
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order 2021”

    Semi-custom order event for the bespoke shoe brand〈MARQUESS〉will be held at SHOES and THINGS from April 2nd (Friday) to 30th (Friday).

    We accept semi-orders where you can choose the leather and color of your choice from the 8 different styles. Orders for rare special leathers that are not usually made such as crocodile, are available to custom. This season, the side gore slip-ons made by a single piece of leather is also new to the collection.

    Our MARQUESS order events are held twice a year seasonally, and this time as well designer Kawaguchi will be present. Kawaguchi will be at the shop for two days, April 24th (Sat) and 25th (Sun). This is a rare opportunity for visitors to consider a personal order while consulting directly with the designer about not only fits but also foot issues. If you already have a pair of MARQUESS shoes purchased at A&S, we would like you to wear them when visiting the shop. Kawaguchi will let you know the condition of your worn-in shoes and give you his personal advice.


    【How to request an appointment】
    * As a measure to restrictions to prevent the coronavirus infection, semi-custom orders may only be made by appointment only. We thank you for your understanding. For reservations, please click the link below and specify your first and second choices: 2 separate dates and times.

     Click here to make your reservation. 
    [Reservation window: March 25th (Thursday) to 15:00 on April 29th (Thursday)]
    * Requests are only accepted through the reservation form. Please note, a request through the general contact form on our website will be invalid. *We cannot accept reservations on the day of the event. Please contact us by 15:00 the day before.


    【About the Event】
    - Maximum capacity: 2 groups of visitors in the shop at one time
    - Custom orders are available for women’s styles only.
    - Appointment intervals will be limited to 50 minutes.
    - Ordered items will be delivered after September 2021.
    - Reservations are not required for visitors who do not wish to make a custom order, however depending on the capacity of visitors, walk-in customers may be asked to wait for entry.
    - It is mandatory visitors wear a mask, disinfect their hands with the alcohol antiseptics installed at the entrance and we will ask to take your temperature.

    TITLE
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order 2021”
    DATE
    2021.4.2 (Fri.) – 4.30 (Fri.) / 12:00 – 19:00
    Designer will be present: 4.24 (Sat.) & 25 (Sun.)
    SHOP
    NOTE
    for brand feature articles “Behind the Scenes — MARQUESS”
    • * For details, please contact us the shops directly or through our contact form.

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  • Mar 19, 21Product
    Basic Items

    At Arts & Science, based on one of our concepts, “seasonless and genderless”, we are developing items that are standard items, sold mainly at our flagship shop A&S DAIKANYAMA. In this feature, we are sharing two shirts’ styles to elaborate on the design and materials. These are an easy-to-style items that you can enjoy all year round, both for TPOs indoors and out on occasions.

    At Arts & Science, based on one of our concepts, “seasonless and genderless”, we are developing items that are standard items, sold mainly at our flagship shop A&S DAIKANYAMA. In this feature, we are sharing two shirts’ styles to elaborate on the design and materials. These are an easy-to-style items that you can enjoy all year round, both for TPOs indoors and out on occasions.

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  • Mar 18, 21Gift
    A&S DAIKANYAMA — “Personalization Service”

    A&S DAIKANYAMA is one of our flagship shops that specializes in basic items such as our home collections, daily utility items for every day, and seasonless clothing and accessories such as shirts and denim. Here we propose “necessities” in your daily goods that enriches our lifestyles. In addition, we always strive to enhance the unique services of this shop that are upmost and personal for our customers.
    We are announcing a new service, following the current initial engraving service on leather accessories, we are starting the embroidery service for initials on handkerchiefs from March 19th. Two types of cotton handkerchiefs are available, and initials can be sewn in gothic or cursive typefaces. The process will take about a month from your order as the craftsmen will carefully hand-embroidery each initial one by one. You can feel the delicate expression and charm that machine embroidery is not able to make.

    We also recommend this personalized gift for Mother's Day (May 9th). Please contact the shop staff for details.

    A&S DAIKANYAMA is one of our flagship shops that specializes in basic items such as our home collections, daily utility items for every day, and seasonless clothing and accessories such as shirts and denim. Here we propose “necessities” in your daily goods that enriches our lifestyles. In addition, we always strive to enhance the unique services of this shop that are upmost and personal for our customers.
    We are announcing a new service, following the current initial engraving service on leather accessories, we are starting the embroidery service for initials on handkerchiefs from March 19th. Two types of cotton handkerchiefs are available, and initials can be sewn in gothic or cursive typefaces. The process will take about a month from your order as the craftsmen will carefully hand-embroidery each initial one by one. You can feel the delicate expression and charm that machine embroidery is not able to make.

    We also recommend this personalized gift for Mother's Day (May 9th). Please contact the shop staff for details.

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  • Feb 4, 21Information
    2021 Spring / Summer Collection

    The 2021 SS collection will be available at A&S flagship shops starting this Friday, February 5th.
    Please also take a look at our new releases now available to see online.

    2021 SS COLLECTION

    • ※ Please contact our stores or send us a message via “contact form” for any inquiries.
    • ※ Please note that some pieces may not be available due to its limited production.

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  • Jan 29, 21Event
    Sho Bok Si 瀟木子

    We will be presenting an exhibition for Sho Bok Si at HIN in Kyoto and OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo.

    “Sajiya” is a project that started in 2018 by Atsushi Sakai. Sakai is a master wood craftsman who sponsors the gallery studio under his other artist name, “Sajiya” in Okayama Prefecture. With the meaning of “a person who works wood into fashion,” Sajiya’s concept goes beyond the perspective of making tools for functionality, and each detail of his woodwork is made to move the heart of the person who uses it. Thinned wood from the olive groves in Okayama is mainly used in his work, and each piece is modeled while he communicates with the different expressions and faces of every different type of wood.

    This is Sho Bok Si's second exhibition at Arts & Science, and in addition to the one-of-a-kind items in large and small sizes, size 25 spoons and coffee spoons will be exhibited and available for sale.


    【Regulations for the exhibition】
    *Due to the regulations for prevention of the coronavirus, admissions may be restricted to ensure your safety and social distancing.
    *Please wear a mask when you would visit us and disinfect your hands with the alcohol antiseptic solution.
    *We are asking to take all customers temperature using a non-contact infrared thermometer. For customers with temperatures 37.5℃ and over will not be permitted in the stores. We thank you for your understanding.

    【How to make you reservation】
    Admission is possible without a reservation; however, we may ask you to wait in line. We recommend that you make an appointment prior to your visit. Please read the terms in “Notice of Shopping Appointments” and contact HIN or OVER THE COUNTER shop by e-mail with your request of date and time. We ask you to give “1st and 2nd choices”. The reservation will be confirmed by an email from the store.

    ※Please be sure to send your reservation directly to the shop email address below. (If you contact us from the contact form on our website, we may take longer to respond).
    ※Admission is limited to 2 people per reservation.
    ※If you do not make a reservation, please duly note we may ask you to wait in line.


    【Appointment window】
    Kyoto:HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    Exhibition dates:Fri. 5th February – Sun. 14th February
    Reservation window:Wed. 27th January –
    E-mail here:hin@arts-science.com

    Tokyo:OVER THE COUNTER
    Exhibition dates:Fri. 5th March – Sun. 14th March
    Reservation window:Fri. 19th February –
    E-mail here:over-the-counter@arts-science.com

    TITLE
    Sho Bok Si
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    Fri. 5th February – Sun. 14th February / 12:00 – 19:00
    *Closed on Tuesdays
    TOKYO
    OVER THE COUNTER
    Fri. 5th March – Sun. 14th March / 12:00 – 19:00
    PROFILE
    Wood specialist Atsushi Sakai has garnered an international following for his handcrafted useful objects, especially his line of wooden spoons that combine natural sculptural shapes with a refined approach to practical functionality. Born in Aichi prefecture in 1969, Sakai began to follow his passion for wood working in 1994 shortly after graduating from university. He opened his shop Sajiya in Kunitachi, Tokyo in 2006 and established his brand Sho Bok Si in 2018. Today his workshop is located in Ushimado, Okayama.
    URL
    https://www.sajiya.jp
    • ※ Please contact our stores or send us a message via “contact form” for any inquiries.

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  • Jan 26, 21Event
    Nakaotakashi exhibition: Lottery ticket event

    At OVER THE COUNTER, we will hold a lottery event for Nakaotakashi’s works made with synthetic resin FRP. This is the brand’s first exhibition in Tokyo.
    Including all 15 types of pendant shades that are in the standard collection, trays of various shapes and sizes, and varieties of table lamps are available. All the works have been polished many times, and the translucent texture unique to FRP* is seen in its best form.

    *FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastics) = Reinforced plastic made of glass fiber hardened with resin. The composition is lightweight yet strong.

    Please check below the regulations for the event. We appreciate your cooperation.


    【Regulations for the exhibition】
    *Based on the regulations of the new coronavirus prevention, this exhibition will be done by appointment only. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
    *The exhibition items will only be available to show for customers who have made a reservation. We are open for usual business, so you may enter the store at any time, but admission may be restricted to ensure your safety and social distancing.
    *When you come to the store, please wear a mask, disinfect your hands with the alcohol antiseptics installed at the entrance, and we will ask to take your temperature.

    【About the lottery】
    *The works in this exhibition will be sold by lottery. Applications are taken at the store.
    *The application period is from Friday, February 5th to Sunday, February 14th, closing at 19:00.
    *Winning applicants will be notified by email or phone by Wednesday, February 17th.

    【How to make you reservation】
    Please read the terms in “Notice of Shopping Appointments” and contact OVER THE COUNTER shop by e-mail with your request of date and time. We ask you to give “1st and 2nd choices”. The reservation will be confirmed by an email from the store.

    ※Please be sure to send your reservation directly to the shop email address below. (If you contact us from the contact form on our website, we may take longer to respond).
    ※Admission is limited to 2 people per reservation.
    ※If you do not make a reservation, please duly note we may ask you to wait in line.


    【Appointment window】
    OVER THE COUNTER
    Event date:Fri. 5th February – Sun. 14th February
    Reservation window:Mon. 25th January
    E-mail here:over-the-counter@arts-science.com

    TITLE
    Nakaotakashi exhibition: Lottery ticket event
    DATE
    Fri. 5th February – Sun. 14th February / 12:00 – 19:00
    SHOP
    OVER THE COUNTER
    URL
    NOTE
    ・The shop will be closed Thursday, Feb. 4th due to preparation of the event.
    • ※ Please contact our stores or send us a message via “contact form” for any inquiries.

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  • Dec 22, 20Event
    FOX UMBRELLAS BY THE COLOUR FOR A&S

    A&S is holding an order event of umbrellas featuring the traditional British brand “FOX UMBRELLAS”.

    Staying true to their artisanal technique which has not changed since the brand’s establishment in 1868, British umbrellas made by FOX UMBRELLAS continue to be loved by many around the globe for their exquisite beauty and functionality. During the event, customers are free to select and combine their favorite piece from our exclusive selection of 10 handles and fabrics in 25 colors for women’s and men’s umbrellas. Telescopic umbrellas which can also be used as parasols will also be available for order. The order is scheduled to be ready in around June 2020.

    Please come and create your unique umbrella which is sure to make the experience of carrying an umbrella more fun. We look forward to your visit.


    【About the Event】
    *Due to the pandemic circumstances of COVID-19, there is the possibility there will be an entry restriction/waiting time.
    *When entering, we ask visitors to have a face mask on and use our antiseptics at our entrance

    【Appointments will be prioritized】
    Walk-ins are welcome on the days of the event, however we will prioritize visitors with appointments in case the maximum capacity is reached. Please see our “Appointment Request” page, and send your request of two time frames by email. We will send back your confirmation by email.

    ※Please send your appointment request to the following shop contact by email. (If you send a request through our contact form on our official web page, there may delay to confirm your request.)
    ※For walk-ins on the day of the event, please be aware there may be a restriction to entry/waiting time.


    【Appointment Schedule】
    KYOTO:HIN / Arts & Science
    Event date:Sun. 3rd January – Sun. 17th January
    Appointment requests:from Tue. 22nd December –
    Contact (email):hin@arts-science.com

    TOKYO:A&S DAIKANYAMA
    Event date:Fri. 22nd January – Sun. 7th February
    Appointment requests:from Tue. 22nd December –
    Contact (email):daikanyama@arts-science.com

    TITLE
    FOX UMBRELLAS BY THE COLOUR FOR A&S
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    Fri. 23rd October – Sun. 1st November / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Closed on Tuesdays
    TOKYO
    A&S DAIKANYAMA
    Fri. 6th November – Sun. 15th November / 12:00 – 18:00
    URL
    FOX UMBRELLAS
    • ※ Please contact our stores or send us a message via “contact form” for any inquiries.

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