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Going to Fashion Week Fukuoka


MONOCIRCUS will be putting up a little store at the Fashion Market event

for the Fashion Week Fukuoka this coming Saturday!


VENUE: Fureai Hiroba (Piazza space in front of the Fukuoka City Hall), ADDRESS: Tenjin 1-8-1, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City

TIME: March 15, 2014, from 10AM till 5PM


The event features a marketplace exhibiting and selling original fashion items by popular fashion stores and brands,

creators and fashion schools of Fukuoka.

There are also going to be fashion shows and music performances featured throughout the day. 

And we will be there in person, putting up most of our popular items for sale at the market event !

So do pop by if you happen to be in town! It is going to be fun!


Here is a little store map of the event.

MONOCIRCUS will be participating as part of the MINNE 'umbrella' at the space signified in yellow.

Tokyo Designers Week 2013


From October 26th, MONOCIRCUS is going to be exhibiting at TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK 2013 !

Our 3D printed creations are going to be exhibited in a small booth at the DESIGN NEXT tent exhibition.

You will be able to touch and feel and even put on our items

as well as have a chat with us personally!

We hope you will drop by this magnificent event where you will get to see

 some of the most fascinating design work from around the world!


Event schedule: 26th October to 4th November, 11AM to 9PM (till 8PM on the last day)

Venue: Meiji Jingu Gaien 

For details about the venue, click here.


MONOCIRCUS' booth will be within the Design Next Tent at No.11,

on the left side of the tent from the entrance, near the MOMA design store!

For details about where we are going to be, click here!

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 were beautifully filmed and featured, thanks to the wonderful camera man.

our little 3D printer was filmed in the midst of printing a simple lotus item.

this was our set up at the department store, Iwataya.

it has been a little embarrassing to show ourselves and our private living and working environment 

with such close-up shots on screen.

but we are really happy that we got chosen for the feature as it goes to show that our creations have been well received.

it has been an interesting experience and we are really thankful for it.


a dream that we are working towards right now is

to find a bigger place where we could live and work.

to have a nice little studio space as well as a space 

where we could showcase our work, do workshops

and have friends and fans and customers over to see our work and how we work.

a space which we could be open about and feel less constraint and shy about. *wink

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 will be seen talking about our work on TV with our tensed and unnatural expression!

Hope we are going to look okay ... fingers crossed,

and hope that the feature is going to bring us more visitors and patrons!


See MONOCIRCUS at minne Event in IWATAYA, Fukuoka

MONOCIRCUS will be featured and will have some of its most popular items sold

in a handmade market event organized by "minne",

a Japanese online shopping mall for handmade knick knacks and accessories.


The event will be held at one of the well known department stores, IWATAYA located at the city central of Fukuoka

starting from May 8th for two weeks up till May 21st.


Some of the most popular items such as WHIP, KIKU, MIMOSA, BUDS,and METABALL will be on sale in the event.


And as part of the publicity program for the event, MONOCIRCUS has been selected to be one of the creators

that will be featured on a news program on TV later next week!

Last Friday, we just had our first shooting and interview experience right within our little home and studio along with our kids!

An update about the news feature will be reported later on on our facebook posts and newsposts so do keep a look out!

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