Nacasa & Partners

June 17, 2022

Exhibition "Contemporary Surface Design and Technology”

This exhibition has been postponed since January this year due to the spread of the COVID-19, but we are pleased to announce that the exhibition date has been set as follows: Exhibition "Contemporary Surface Design and Technology”

Date : July 8 (Fri.) - 14 (Thu.), 2022
Time : 11:00 - 19:00 (17:00 on the last day)
Place : AXIS Gallery / 4F AXIS Bldg. 5-17-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
Fee : Free

Outline of the Event

January 20, 2022

Exhibition "Contemporary Surface Design and Technology”

Postponement of "Contemporary Surface Design and Technology" Exhibition The exhibition was scheduled to be held at AXIS Gallery from January 28, 2022, but has been postponed due to the spread of the COVID-19. The new date will be announced as soon as it is decided.

January 11, 2022

Exhibition "Contemporary Surface Design and Technology”

An exhibition will be held in which the contents of the "Contemporary Surface Design and Technology", a special issue of the architectural magazine "Detail" by Kunihide Oshinomi, an architect who is involved in the magazine as a member of the editorial board, will be reorganized.

Asahi Building Wall (AGB), which has been supporting surface design and technology in Japan, has been working with architects on recent examples of their work, and our photographer, Atsushi Nakamichi, has taken photographs and published drawings that are printed on large panels. You can enjoy the dynamic and realistic feeling of the exhibition.

Outline of the Event

December 17, 2019

Column Vol.15 Asia's Largest Space Design Award "KUKAN DESIGN AWARD" Launched!

The Japan Design Space Association (DSA) and the Japan Commercial Environmental Design Association (JCD) are major design organizations a number of specialists in Japan's space design industry belong to. Various awards that had been organized individually by DSA and JCD were integrated and the KUKAN DESIGN AWARD was launched in 2019. A report of the first award ceremony held at Meiji Kinenkan on October 4, 2019 is given below, in order to help one understand the purpose and future prospects of the award.

Column Vol.15 is here.

October 20, 2015

Column Vol.14 "John Pawson × Deyan Sudjic in LONDON"

For 10th anniversary of Nacasa & Partners Web, this interview has long been a dream of Takeshi Nakasa, with John Pawson and Deyan Sudjic. From their first meeting to New Design Museum’s episode, finally it has come true.

Column Vol.14 is here.

February 20, 2014

Nakasa joined the lecture as a panelist

"HCJ" is a professional exhibitions focusing on the Hotel & Lodging Industry, the Restaurant Industry such as restaurants, bars and cafes, the Catering Industry such as hospitals, welfare facilities and schools. For 60 years anniversary of Japan Tourism Facilities Association, Nakasa joined one of the lectures as a panelist.

Talk Seminar Report is here.

September 18, 2013

Column Vol.13 "Photographer Takeshi Nakasa vs. Professor Shoichi Inoue"

Professor Shoichi Inoue, International Research Center for Japanese Studies in Kyoto, who has many writing in broad fields, such as architecture and art, and considers Japanese culture from an original viewpoint. An ardent wish of Nakasa who is Mr. Inoue's great fan is realized at last! They had a wide range's topics, such as architecture, antique, history, and so on.

Column Vol.13 is here.

July 17, 2012

Column Vol.12 "Nakasa with Ichiro Shiomi / Designer, spinoff

Out from Japan, we have realized an interview in Seoul. Takeshi Nakasa talked with Mr. Ichiro Shiomi, a Japanese designer who worked a lot of
commercial space not only in Japan but also overseas. This may be brilliant achievement since the beginning of this column. Like an funny comic chat? Nakasa was a sense of approaching the design of Mr. Shiomi.

Column Vol.12 is here.

July 21, 2011

Column Vol.11 "Working Place of Fumio Takashima / BALS"

BALS Corp. has a lot of interior shops with various concepts around FrancFranc. Mr. Fumio Takashima gradually moves the life base in Hong Kong. He spoke about the current situation in Asia, the current ways of running a company, the current status of himself, and his future.

Column Vol.11 is here.

March 30, 2010

Column Vol.10 "Oriental Hotel Kobe was reborn"

This is the tenth memorial with a special feature of "Oriental Hotel Kobe" which opened on March 3, 2010. We interviewed Mr. Takashi Okada, the development person in charge of the hotel, and Mr. Ryu Kosaka, the interior designer. You can get some secret story of hotel birth by their interview. And also, we joined the opening party and investigated the charm of the hotel.

Column No. 10 is here.

July 25, 2009

Column Vol.9 "Nakasa with Andre Fu / Designer, AFSO"

An overseas designer appears for the first time in this column. He is Mr. Andre Fu,designer for two restaurants and an exective floor lounge of Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo. Nakasa approaches his activities to be engaged in many luxury projects in these past several years after becoming independent.

Column No. 9 is here.

May 18, 2009

Atsushi Nakamichi photography exhibition

An photography exhibition of Atsushi Nakamichi, COO / photographer of Nacasa & Partners Inc., will be held from 9th to 14th June. This exhibition will be the third session following on from Nakamichi's exhibition that has been held once every four years from 2001 called "Say Cheese! The place where I belong". The works was completed by the collaboration with many people when he visit to shoot, including portrayals of architects, designers, production staff and owners. The candid expressions of these subjects come through the humorous world he creates in a relaxed atmosphere.
Exhibition title:
Say Cheese! The place where I belong Part 3
Open hours 11:00-19:00
Date Tuesday 9th - Sunday 14th June 2009
Place Axis Gallery (4F Axis Building, 5-17-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo)
Fee Free
Exhibition design Hisae Igarashi and Shin Kawamura
Collaborator Axis Gallery
Sponsor Nacasa & Partners Inc.

May 1, 2009

Exhibition "I'm home. x Nacasa & Partners"

Interior design magazine, "I'm home." had launched since 2000, having a theme of "high-end design and lifestyle".
We have a special exhibition with ten scenes from our memorized contents of "I'm home." on last few years.
Exhibition title: I'm home. X Nacasa & Partners
Open hours 10:00-18:00
(Holiday:Sunday,Monday, National holiday)
Date May 8 - 23, 2009
Place TACHIKAWA Ginza Space "Atte" B1F, Aoyagi Bldg, 8-8-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Tel 03-3571-1371
Fee Free
Sponsor I'm home.(Shotenkenchiku-Sha), Nacasa & Partners Inc.
Cosponsor Keichiku Tarumi (LADAKH flower studio), MARUNI WOOD INDUSTRY INC.

September 9, 2008

Book "Japan Living" coming soon!!

"Japan Living" that continues the themes of their highly successful "Japan Houses" in Japan and foreign countries is put on the market on September 11. There are 30 houses with the transcended functions and innovative designs. All photographs were taken by Nacasa & Partners.

Book info is here

July 10, 2008

Column Vol.7 "Nakasa with Yoshihiro Shinkawa / HUGE"

Mr. Yoshihiro Shinkawa, who is well-known for operating a number of buzz-calling restaurants in Japan.
He happily talked about Shinkawa's style service together with the story when he was working for Global Dining Inc. where he met Nakasa.

Column No. 7 is here.

December 5, 2007

Column No. 6 "Yukio Hashimoto's design perspective in Hong Kong & Macau"

Mr. Yukio Hashimoto is a famous interior designer and he has designed many projects, like as restaurants, hotels in Japan and foreign countries. This issue will bring a special report that covers Mr. Hashimoto's projects in Hong Kong and Macau.

Column No. 6 is here.

November 7, 2007

Nakasa joined "Core Talk in Sapporo" as a speaker

"The 11th Akari 100 people 100 lighting Exhibition" was held during the Sapporo Desing Week. Nakasa joined the memorial seminar as a speaker.

Seminar Report is here.

October 13, 2007

Nakasa joined "JCD Symposium" as a discussion coodinator

The Kanto branch of JCD (Japanese Society of Commercial Space Designers) had a design symposium on September 25, 2007. Nakasa joined the panel discussion as a coodinator.

Panel discussion Report

July 18, 2007

Column Vol.5
"Nakamichi with Makoto Watanabe & Yoko Kinoshita / ADH architects"

Mr. Makoto Watanabe and Ms. Yoko Kinoshita are architects are activities as the architect, and they also teach at the university. They told various talks with their exhibition works that Nakamichi helped.

Column Vol.5 is here

April 13, 2007

Nakasa & Nakamichi joined "WORLD Space Creators Awards 2007" for Judgement

WORLD Co., Ltd has their competition for retail space development, called "WORLD Space Creators Awards". Our photographers, Takeshi Nakasa & Atsushi Nakamichi, joined it as the judge member.

Final Judgement REPORT

March 14, 2007

Nacasa & Partners' article in the magazine "TITLE April 2007"

"TITLE" is a life style magazine, published by Bungeishunju Ltd. In the feature article, called "Addicted to Photo Love!", of the April edition on February 26, our covered article is published. (Page 120 - 122)

January 16, 2007

Column Vol.4 "Nakasa with Shoji Hayashi / Nikken Sekkei

Mr. Shoji Hayashi is a architect who has continued to make extremely unique works in Nikken Sekkei, such as a large-scale organization office. In the talking which was achieved by Nakasa's aspiration, there are various risky stories about architecture, Shanghai and North Korea.

Colunm Vol.4 is here

December 1, 2006

Launch Party for the publication of "Interior Design//Japan"

We had a party to launch the publication of "Interior Design//Japan" at diage in Shanghai. In the party, The participant, related to the real estate, the restaurant and the store management in Shanghai, and the interior designers in Japan were enclosed and the exchange was deepened.

Special Report Page

September 14, 2006

Column Vol.3 "Hot Talking Night in Ginza"

It is finally appearance of the third bounce of the column!! Mr. Yukio Fujimaki, Mr. Noda Yutaka, and Ms. Yindigo Ayano Mochizuki appeared in this column following Mr.Takeshi Nakashima of the first and Mr. Yasumichi Morita of the second. Please enjoy a plenty, happy toque about their beginning and work, etc.

Colunm Vol.3 is here

September 1, 2005

Books introduction in News

An photography exhibition of Satoshi Shigeta, a photographer of Nacasa & Partners Inc., will be held from 21th May. It is exhibited with 100 photographs which hi chose from his ten years history, and the exhibition is designed by Mr. Kohki Hiranuma in Mr. Hiranuma’s project, called “Space Lab the University of Tokyo, in Komaba II Campus”. You can see the photographs which he feels the beautiful shadow of space.

Books introduction is here

June 1, 2005

Takeshi Nakasa's BLOG in

RESTAURANTS-NEWS.COM is Shibata Shoten's restaurant news site. On this site in the relay blog section is the "Monthly Restauranteurs Link" where the blog of Takeshi Nakasa, the representative of Nacasa & Partners, appears. The theme of this section is "relationships conceive restaurants". Leading figures from the world of restaurants and the food trade write an entry every month.

The first person was Yuko Asai / Chief Editor of RESTAURANTS-NEWS.COM, followed by Ryu Kosaka, , Masanobu Takeishi and Yukio Hashimoto, and then Nakasa. Who will be given the baton next?

(*Sorry for Japanese contents in the site)

June 7, 2005

Nacasa & Partners official website open!

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