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  • Jan 5, 23Event
    Mitsuhiro Yazawa “Shikki Lacquerware”

    Mitsuhiro Yazawa is a lacquerware artist based in Kamakura, Japan.

    Yazawa has designed and created lacquerwares, by extensively testing the properties of natural elements, wood and lacquer. He creates tableware that is functional and realizes its existence in everyday scenes at the home. Yazawa's pottery, is influenced by simple and primal wares from Jomon pottery. The end results in a ware with a gentle and warm feeling that deepens in features the more you use it.

    At this occasion, HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto, introduces a selection of beautiful vessels Mitsuhiro Yazawa created from years of experience and cultivated techniques.

    At the same time, other lacquerwares presented by Arts & Science, including works by Kenichi Seki, will be on display. The items are a perfect addition for this beginning of the new year. We look forward to your visit.

    SHOP
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    PROFILE
    Lacquerware artist. Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan in 1946. After withdrawing from Musashino Art University in 1966, Yazawa studied woodcarving techniques under a sculptor for two years. He learned the technique of lacquer at his father’s studio, which specialized in Kamakura-bori. After becoming an independent artist, Yazawa’s philosophy is to create pottery that deepens in expression and beauty as it is used. Unrestricted to framework, his techniques are rich in expression. Yazawa periodically holds solo exhibitions in all areas of Japan.
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  • Dec 13, 22Product
    A&S 2022AW “Crocodile Leather”

    A product developed to be long-lasting. This is one of the core philosophies in our Arts & Science craftsmanship, which also applies to the production of leather accessories. By trimming down the unnecessary details as much as possible, we like to offer items that convey the charm of the leather itself, the individuality and texture, and the aging that occurs through daily use. In this feature, we will introduce our items made of crocodile leather that we have developed for the first time in several years from the leather selection of the 2022AW collection.

    A product developed to be long-lasting. This is one of the core philosophies in our Arts & Science craftsmanship, which also applies to the production of leather accessories. By trimming down the unnecessary details as much as possible, we like to offer items that convey the charm of the leather itself, the individuality and texture, and the aging that occurs through daily use. In this feature, we will introduce our items made of crocodile leather that we have developed for the first time in several years from the leather selection of the 2022AW collection.

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  • Nov 21, 22Event
    ZANINI × ARTS & SCIENCE Collaboration Collection

    Marco Zanini started his eponymous brand ZANINI in 2019 after working as creative director at Halston, Rochas, and Schiaparelli. Beginning with the first collection, Arts & Science has handled the brand in Japan on an exclusive basis, and we are pleased to announce and present our first collaborative collection developed with ZANINI at A&S Aoyama, starting Friday, November 18, 2022.

    This season Marco Zanini has taken time off from his own collection to follow his long-standing interest in A&S clothing development, particularly the deep and evolving relationship to specialized Japanese fabrics and sartorial traditions. The new capsule collection ZANINI × ARTS & SCIENCE fuses the visions of both brands while providing a new path of exploration for Zanini, whose own line is rooted exclusively in Italian production and textiles. Made entirely in Japan, the capsule collection explores the possibilities of collaboration from three different angles:

    ・A&S styles made with ZANINI fabrics
    ・ZANINI styles made with A&S fabrics
    ・Items made from ZANINI styles and patterns

    For the launch of this collection, we welcome Marco Zanini to Japan. This long-awaited opportunity to meet his customers at A&S was delayed due to travel restrictions in place since the launch of ZANINI in 2019. We are, therefore, especially pleased to invite you to A&S Aoyama to meet this exceptional designer in person on Friday evening, November 18th.

    *We plan to release an interview with Marco Zanini. Please stay tuned for the update!

    TITLE
    ZANINI × ARTS & SCIENCE Collaboration Collection
    DATE
    November 18th (Fri.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
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    ONLINE
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    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Nov 16, 22Product
    A&S 2022AW “Bradford System Series”

    The fabric count, structure, expression, feel, texture, taste, is all incorporated in the meaning of our production. The fabric development of Arts & Science original fabrics is the core of A&S craftsmanship, taking many aspects and shaping them according to the seasonal image. There is always a reason and background behind the creation of each fabric, featuring the specialties of each production partner, craftsman, and area of development. In this feature, we will focus on monthly fabric expressions from the 2022AW collection and introduce key pieces from these collections.

    This time, we will focus on "thread making" using the Bradford system from the UK. We share here the story from the preliminary stage of fabric production – the thread, and the characteristics of this thread born through this spinning machine.

    The fabric count, structure, expression, feel, texture, taste, is all incorporated in the meaning of our production. The fabric development of Arts & Science original fabrics is the core of A&S craftsmanship, taking many aspects and shaping them according to the seasonal image. There is always a reason and background behind the creation of each fabric, featuring the specialties of each production partner, craftsman, and area of development. In this feature, we will focus on monthly fabric expressions from the 2022AW collection and introduce key pieces from these collections.

    This time, we will focus on "thread making" using the Bradford system from the UK. We share here the story from the preliminary stage of fabric production – the thread, and the characteristics of this thread born through this spinning machine.

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  • Oct 28, 22Product
    Kumihimo” Combi Braid Belt

    At Arts & Science, we always incorporate traditional Japanese craftsmanship into our development. This is a part of our efforts to create valuable products and to save the quality handmade skills and spirit of Japanese craftsmen that are slowly becoming lost in modern day production. Until now, we have mainly used the traditional techniques as part of an expression for smaller items such as Shinafu, a traditional cloth fabric, bamboo baskets using madake bamboo, deerskin with inden lacquer, and Jomon knitting. In this feature, we will introduce our efforts with “Kumihimo.”

    At Arts & Science, we always incorporate traditional Japanese craftsmanship into our development. This is a part of our efforts to create valuable products and to save the quality handmade skills and spirit of Japanese craftsmen that are slowly becoming lost in modern day production. Until now, we have mainly used the traditional techniques as part of an expression for smaller items such as Shinafu, a traditional cloth fabric, bamboo baskets using madake bamboo, deerskin with inden lacquer, and Jomon knitting. In this feature, we will introduce our efforts with “Kumihimo.”

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  • Oct 4, 22Event
    Hakimono Sekizuka Exhibition & Order Event

    <Hakimono Sekizuka> creates aesthetically pleasing and easy-to-wear footwear with reliable Japanese craftmanship. The brand’s concept is, “A Japanese alternative to shoes.” Sekizuka proposes footwear for every day targeted for all demographics, in any time place and occasion. Arts & Science Fukuoka will hold its first footwear-oriented exhibition and order event from October 8th to the 16th. At this special occasion you may choose your favorite style of Sekizukas combined with our proposal of selected Arts & Science original fabrics for the “hanao (thong)” part of the shoes.

    Our original fabrics, what we perceive as the core of our Arts & Science collection, are developed to express the image of every season. In this order event, we will introduce a wide variety of hanao options, including 14 archive fabrics stocked by Arts & Science that were personally selected by the brand owner Sekizuka. The visible part of the thong is made of our fabrics, and the back where it touches your foot is made in suede to maintain durability. We also offer 6 types of soles, including materials such as “cordovan” and “rattan” in both offerings of men’s and women’s styles. We wish you to come and visit to see the options in person and custom make your very own Hakimono Sekizuka shoes.

    About Hakimono Sekizuka
    Seikzuka’s atelier in located in Iwakura, Kyoto. Hakimono Sekizuka manages all steps of the footwear business from design to manufacturing, and customer sales. He provides a detailed service beginning from tailor-made custom orders to excessive aftercare including personal adjustments and repairs. Sekizuka always has in mind, “What kind of customers, what kind of clothes, and what kind of scenes will my footwear be paired with?” This imagination helps Sekizuka evolve and develop his original designs. The craftmanship is created by hand throughout the entire process, intricating his taste of colors and total design. All aspects are thoughtfully processed, pursing comfort from the first action of inserting the foot into the shoes and the walking movement. One of the goals of the brand is to overcome the fixed image of Japanese styles footwear related to only kimono wear, and propose this classic shoe style as an item for your casual outfit wardrobe fit for everyday use.

    TITLE
    Hakimono Sekizuka Exhibition & Order Event
    DATE
    October 8th (Sat.) — October 16th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    Sekizuka will be present:October 8th & 9th
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Shinji Sekizuka / Trained in footwear at a specialty store in Kyoto for about 10+ years. In April 2020, he opened his own atelier and gallery in Iwakura, Kyoto.
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  • Oct 4, 22Product
    A&S 2022AW “Wool Washi Cotton Tweed”

    The fabric count, structure, expression, feel, texture, taste, is all incorporated in the meaning of our production. The fabric development of Arts & Science original fabrics is the core of A&S craftsmanship, taking many aspects and shaping them according to the seasonal image. There is always a reason and background behind the creation of each fabric, featuring the specialties of each production partner, craftsman, and area of development. In this project, we will focus on monthly fabric expressions from the 2022AW collection and introduce key pieces from these collections.

    This month, we focus on our “Wool Washi Cotton Tweed,” a blend of three fabrics including wool, Washi (Japanese paper) and cotton. We will go into detail and introduce the characteristics and texture behind this originally developed A&S fabric.

    The fabric count, structure, expression, feel, texture, taste, is all incorporated in the meaning of our production. The fabric development of Arts & Science original fabrics is the core of A&S craftsmanship, taking many aspects and shaping them according to the seasonal image. There is always a reason and background behind the creation of each fabric, featuring the specialties of each production partner, craftsman, and area of development. In this project, we will focus on monthly fabric expressions from the 2022AW collection and introduce key pieces from these collections.

    This month, we focus on our “Wool Washi Cotton Tweed,” a blend of three fabrics including wool, Washi (Japanese paper) and cotton. We will go into detail and introduce the characteristics and texture behind this originally developed A&S fabric.

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  • Sep 27, 22Event
    muska at ARTS&SCIENCE Kyoto

    A jewelry fair for muska will be held at Arts & Science Kyoto.
    Along with the brand’s one-of-a-kind statement pieces in various color stones, motifs of new bracelets in fish, and rings with flowers will be newly presented. Please enjoy this exciting occasion just in time for the fruitful harvesting season of Autumn.

    TITLE
    muska at ARTS&SCIENCE Kyoto
    DATE
    October 7th (Fri.) – October 31st (Mon.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    SHOP
    A&S KYOTO
    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
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  • Sep 8, 22Event
    A&S FUKUOKA “& SHOP Edited”

    &SHOP is currently visiting A&S Fukuoka !

    The concept of &SHOP revolves around genderless and borderless fashion. The curation is a combined assortment of products that transcends the basic wardrobe and offers a free sensibility of expression. While we develop our original A&S collections, the shop also works in collaboration with various artists and brands. In this presence at A&S Fukuoka, there will be an installation of a new collection by <amachi.>, a Japanese brand based in Sanrei, Nagano Prefecture, and a custom order opportunity for <RACING ATELIER> from Germany. This brand makes bags and accessories developed with high-quality craftsmanship using a combination of selected sustainable unique materials. This is a rare opportunity to see our shop-in-shop temporary visit at A&S Fukuoka, we will be presenting special presentations unique to &SHOP.

    There will be many items that are usually unavailable at A&S Fukuoka, including selections within the A&S collection. We look forward to your visit.


    >>>amachi. Collection 011 “Vertical Concept” See our feature here.
    ※The installation of the space will be directed by designer Amachi Yoshimoto. Please come and experience the universe of amachi. in person.

    >>>RACING ATELIER Semi-Custom Order Event “Durable Outdoors” See our feature here.

    TITLE
    A&S FUKUOKA “& SHOP Edited”
    DATE
    September 17th (Sat.) – October 9th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    *amachi./Racing Atelier will be available until September 25th
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
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  • Jul 26, 22Product
    Home Collection “Linen Hemp Mat”

    The ideology of Arts & Science since its beginning is to equally value the clothes that complement people and the daily necessities that enrich everyday life. The Home Collection was born from this same concept. Here we introduce our originally developed linen fabric〈Linen Hemp Mat〉a fabric suitable for room wear and pajamas.

    The ideology of Arts & Science since its beginning is to equally value the clothes that complement people and the daily necessities that enrich everyday life. The Home Collection was born from this same concept. Here we introduce our originally developed linen fabric〈Linen Hemp Mat〉a fabric suitable for room wear and pajamas.

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  • Jun 29, 22Product
    Home Collection “Crazy Check Linen”

    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 same concept. Here we introduce our originally developed linen fabric 〈Crazy Check Linen〉suitable 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 same concept. Here we introduce our originally developed linen fabric 〈Crazy Check Linen〉suitable for room wear and pajamas along with our variation of home styles.

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  • Jun 28, 22Event
    r a s a i 2022 Summer Collection Pop-up

    Based in India, asiam studio, which designs, dyes and sews fabrics and is renowned for their quality and consideration of the local people and the environment, presents ‘r a s a i ‘. Arts & Science is one of the few stores in the world that has presented ‘r a s a i ‘ from their first collection.
    From July 1st, we will be launching the new collection at A&S Aoyama, Marunouchi, and Kyoto. As a preview, A&S Fukuoka, our newest brick-and-mortar shop, will be the first to hold a pop-up event from Friday, June 24th. During the event, the entire collection on offer from Arts & Science this season will be on display at the Fukuoka location.


    Founded in India in 1996 by two partners, asiam studio is a company that handles the entire production process of creating soft furnishings and clothing, from design and dyeing to sewing, and has collaborated mainly with established European brands. From 2018, the founder-designer started the process of renewing and developing the ‘r a s a i ‘ label, which was the starting point of the company, and since 2021, the founder-designer has proceeded with plans to create a new company, asiam studio living, to focus on various activities such as creating limited edition products and developing concepts. asiam studio’s goals include producing items with a universal appeal that enrich the lives of users. The conscious use of the back side of the fabric as a reversible factor is always calculated in their design, and the possibilities of design are never bound by age, gender, or size.

    For the 2022 Spring/Summer r a s a i collection, we will introduce new items from the main collection along with special items made specifically for Arts & Science and reflecting A&S’s requests. These items for A&S are the result of detailed adjustments in fabric selection, stitch positions, and dye tones. The colorful items include jackets and coats made of Woven Checks, a colorful checked fabric, and reversible jackets, blouses, and dresses made of Mulmul, a classic lightweight fabric.

    Woven Checks
    This fabric was one of the designer’s custom-woven projects that had been kept carefully aside until the right opportunity appeared to develop items for a limited-edition series. Currently, it is not easy to manufacture high-quality, hand-woven fabrics in a multicolor check due to the increasing demand for khadi, a traditional cloth of the region. The unique texture of hand weaving and the expression of r a s a i’s standard sewing machine stitching are characteristic of this product, which is finished entirely by hand sewing. To develop this limited-edition collection, Arts & Science has selected four types of fabrics and styles from r a s a i ’s sample collection.

    Mulmul
    The Indian bed quilt “Razai” is the origin of the brand name, ‘r a s a i.’ The cotton wadding is gently wrapped in a cotton fabric called Mulmul and hand-sewn. Mulmul has historically been woven by the most highly skilled weavers in India. Also called, “woven wind,” this is an ultra-thin, soft and translucent cotton fabric with excellent breathability. Nowadays, the technique is close to becoming lost as power looms have taken over the majority of production in India, and this special attention and skill are not required when sewing in the modern way. In this r a s a i collection, in addition to the standard double-layered pants and underdresses, special items made only for A&S were created through fine adjustments including customized stitch placements, patterns, color dye selection and color combinations.

    TITLE
    r a s a i 2022 Summer Collection Pop-up
    DATE
    June 24th (Fri.) – June 27th (Sun.) / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    ‘r a s a i’ is a line of clothing & home items. The brand name and concept is inspired by soft hand-stitched bed quilts treasured in India during winter months. ‘r a s a i’ embraces an adaptable style for all ages, body types, genders and cultures characterized by the reversible nature of the quilts, and their items often utilize both sides of the fabric in the collection’s design. Their items age gracefully over time. Arts & Science continues to present various categories of items from the ‘r a s a i’ collection in a seasonless cycle.
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  • May 24, 22Event
    FOX UMBRELLAS BY THE COLOUR FOR A&S 2022

    A semi-custom order event for 〈FOX UMBRELLAS〉 will be held A&S Daikanyama and A&S Fukuoka. FOX UMBRELLAS are renowned for their traditional craftmanship since 1868.

    Since the brand was established in the 19th century, the traditional craftmanship has stayed the same for over a century. Due to its beautiful appearance and high practicality, the umbrellas continue to be appreciated throughout the world today. At this event, you can order your favorite choice of umbrella from a combination of 10 handles, umbrella and band fabric (for both sunny and rainy weather) from 25 colours, and umbrella shape – long or folding.
    Please find this a special opportunity to choose your personal umbrella to bring a spring and hop to those rainy days. The event also marks the brand’s debut at A&S Fukuoka. We look forward to your visit.


    ○ Delivery for orders will take place from late December to early January.
    ○ Reservations are not required for this event.
    ○ For inquiries, please contact A&S Daikanyama (03-5784-3803).

    TITLE
    FOX UMBRELLAS BY THE COLOUR FOR A&S 2022
    TOKYO
    June 3rd (Fri.) – June 12th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    FUKUOKA
    June 17th (Fri.) – June 26th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    PROFILE
    Fox Umbrellas was founded in 1868 by Thomas Fox at London’s financial district, The City. Fox was the first in the world to use leftover nylon (man-made material) from parachutes for umbrella fabric. Today the brand is renowned as the founders of the modern umbrella. After care service from London trained craftsmen is available in Japan to provide local care for long-lasting use.
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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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