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Monthly Archives: May 2013

  1. KBC news feature

    As a feature of the market event we were involved in at Iwataya, Fukuoka organized by handmade online mall, 'minne',

    the KBC news crew recently visited our home and studio to film us and our little 3D printer.

    and they featured us in their evening news program at 6.40pm Tokyo time on May 13, 2013.

    We are a little shy about showing this but we thought it might be interesting for some of you

    to see the environment we work in.

    Below are some of the screen shots we took of the news program on TV. 


    we were featured as a family!

    I was saying how online business is just right for us

    cos we could work on our creations and our sales while being at home and caring for our boys.


    our creations

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  2. PAYPAL and Credit Card payment options have resumed

    We encountered an unforseen problem with our PAYPAL payment options recently 

    and have been trying to resolve it for a while.

    This morning, we managed to get the system back to normal.

    So payments via PAYPAL or Credit Cards have now resumed.

    Thank you very much for your patience and we hope you will enjoy shopping at MONOCIRCUS.


    One problem that is still unresolved is that orders made via iphones and mobile phones

    sometimes encounter problems with credit card payments.

    We have been and are still trying to find out how to resolve this issue.


    Starting MONOCIRCUS has been a great learning curve for us.

    We started it from scratch, doing all the website designing and programming,

    maintaining the business and administrative side of it all on our own.

    We are always trying to find solutions to make the online store more user-friendly as well as look good!


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  3. Paypal and Credit Card payment is temporarily unavailable

    Payment via PAYPAL and Credit Cards is temporarily unavailable at the moment.

    We greatly apologize for the inconvenience caused.


    For our local Japanese customers, payment by bank transfer works as is per usual.

    We are currently trying to resolve the problem and

    hopefully PAYPAL and Credit Card payments can resume within the next few days.

    We will keep you updated in our newsposts.


    Thank you as always for visiting MONOCIRCUS!

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  4. Exhibition at Daikanyama T-Site Gallery

    A few of MONOCIRCUS' creations will be exhibited with 'd-Creators' at Daikanyama T-Site Gallery in Tokyo from Tomorrow,

    May 24 till May 26. 

    The event is organized by NTT Docomo, a major Japanese mobile phone company.

    Visitors to the gallery will see the actual items on display

    and to purchase, they will go online with their mobile phones and place their orders.

    The new Daikanyama T-site Gallery is a beautiful gallery space located at a stylish popular area of Daikanyama

    around Meguro in Tokyo.

    We are very happy and thankful that NTT Docomo gave us this opportunity to get shown at this event!

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  5. MONOCIRCUS is going to Hawkstown Mall!


    This upcoming weekend, MONOCIRCUS will be going to Hawkstown Mall in Fukuoka!

    This is an event named 'AOZORA ICHI' (translated: 'blue sky bazaar'), organized by 'minne'

    which will feature a couple of local creators.


    For this market event, MONOCIRCUS will be featuring a variety of creations.

    We will be tending our store on our own so if you are in Fukuoka, do catch us there!

    The event will be held on May 25 and May 26 (upcoming Saturday and Sunday)

    from 10 AM till 5 PM.

    Drop in on us if you happen to be in town! 

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  6. Feature on KBC TV tomorrow evening!

    MONOCIRCUS is going to be featured on Kyushu Asahi News program on TV tomorrow evening!


    In promotion of the market event organised by 'minne' held at IWATAYA, departmental store in Fukuoka City,

    KBC (Kyushu Asahi Broadcasting Co.) did an interview and film shooting with us at our little home and studio a week ago

    and the interview will be featured in their news program on television at 6:30PM Tokyo time tomorrow, 14 May 2013!


    The feature is mainly about the use of 3D printing technology in the making of our works

    as well as the market event at IWATAYA which is currently ongoing until 21 May 2013. 


    We are so excited about the feature on TV but also a little nervous and embarrassed 

    as it is going to be the first time we

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