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Upcoming Exhibition: THE FOREST PRODUCTS made in Minami Aizu - Design for Kids & Aromatherapy -

on May 20 - June 18 at GOOD DESIGN STORE PMQ

GOOD DESIGN STORE PMQ will hold New Exhibition introducing local forest products of Minami-Aizu from May. 20 - Jun. 18


GOOD DESIGN STORE PMQ Gallery Exhibition
THE FOREST PRODUCTS made in Minami Aizu - Design for Kids and Aromatherapy -


Date: May 20th Saturday - June 18th Sunday, 2017 OPEN: 11:00am-7:00pm
Venue: GOOD DESIGN STORE H401, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central Hong Kong

Exhibition Item:
Mastro Geppetto
https://www.mastrogeppetto-jp.com/home-e

Jyuhachinichi (一十八日)
http://www.18th.co.jp/en/


Brand 01: Mastro Geppetto

"Mastro Geppeto" is the brand of wooden toy named after the craftman who made Pinocchio.
Geppeto had a strong feeling of having a son, and that he made a wooden doll from lumber, and named it Pinocchio.
Receiving a great Love, Pinocchio came to live, and grown up as a healthy and gentle child.
Wooden toy brand, "Mastro Geppetto," are made by Japanese craftmen with passion. When these toys are in kid's in hand, and being played, they will come to live just like Pinocchio.

Toys of Mastro Geppetto -
Toys from Mastro Geppetto, are produced in the area of Minami-Aizu, Japan.
This area is famous for the origin of producing local toys, such as “Akabeko” and “Okiagari-koboshi”.
Mastro Geppetto was born in September 2010.
The design concept is to played longer, have interior nature, and a communication power.
In results, these toys are produced with Japanese high technology and high quality.



Brand 02: Jyuhachinichi (一十八日):

Jyuhachinichi(一十八日) is the manufacture of Japanese essential oils, wooden aroma diffusers, wooden goods and fragrance goods.

Have you ever felt refreshed after walking through the forest?
This is an effect of botanical ingredients called Phytoncides released from the trees.
Phytoncides is exactly the scent of forest. The essential oils extracted from trees such as Sugi, Hinoki, Hiba, itself are also called Pytoncides.
Because of its long and mountainous geography, the climate and geological conditions are varied in Japan. Therefore, diverse trees and botanicals are distributed in each area throughout Japan.
"Japanese scent" , it is a healing scent nourished by the great nature of Japan.




Also GDS PMQ will hold a "DESIGN TALK" inviting the design manager of Mastro Geppetto and Jyuhachinichi.

PMQ x GOOD DESIGN AWARD DESIGN TALK #22
- Design and branding using Japanese traditional technology, culture and regional resources  
- The wooden toy, Mastro Geppetto and The Aromas, Jyuhachinichi -



Date: Saturday, 20th May 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm  *Drink Reception@GOOD DESIGN STORE(H401) 3:30pm-
Venue: Hub/PMQ (7/F Block A, 35 Aberdeen St, Central, Hong Kong)
Presenter: Mr. Shuhei Tominaga - Director and Art Director, Mastro Geppetto Corporation
Moderator: Mr. Seiki Mori - Designer, Studio ARRT
Talk Medium: English
RSVP: dt@g-mark.org with your name, email address and number of attendees.


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