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March 10, 2016
An almost complete lineup of tobi products will be displayed in the Eiri Iwakura Design Collection on the 5th floor of NIPPON MODERN Makuden in Naka Ward, Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, from Friday March 11, 2016.

Details here (NIPPON MODERN Makuden website; Japanese only)
September 8, 2015
tobi products will be displayed at the GOOD DESIGN STORE in Hong Kong from Saturday October 31 to Sunday November 22, 2015.
For venue details, see below.

GOOD DESIGN STORE
H401, Block B, PMQ
35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong
tel: +852-2857 5338
January 20, 2015
tobi is exhibiting at the San Francisco International Gift Fair
We will be exhibiting at the San Francisco International Gift Fair, to be held in San Francisco from February 21-24, 2015.

San Francisco International Gift Fair official website
October 22, 2014
The following tobi products will be exhibited at the Living Space Creators’ Atelier Exhibition to be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014 on the 4th floor of the Shibaura Shimin Gallery.

1022 Salon chair (L)  1023 Salon chair (R)
1018 Kumiko table(B)

Details here (PDF; Japanese only)
October 3, 2014
The following tobi product will be exhibited at the Connecting Living Spaces, Connecting People: ISU-TEN (Chair-Exhibition) 2014 to be held from October 11 (Sat.) to 17 (Fri.), 2014:

0907-belt Easy Chair


Details here (Japan Interior Architects/Designers Association; Japanese only)
September 24, 2014
tobi’s activities were featured in materials published by the Tokyo Metropolitan Federation of Small and Medium Business Associations (as a successful example of support for group strategy formulation and deployment).

Details here (PDF; Japanese only)
September 5, 2014
Thanks to visitors to "designinteriors 2014"

 

Details here
August 19, 2014
tobi was mentioned in an article on “Keys to Success in Group Business” in the August 18 edition of the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun newspaper.

Details here (PDF; Japanese only)
October 25, 2013
tobi is participating in the TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK 2013, held from Saturday October 26 to Monday November 4. The following products are being exhibited.

1115 High chair
1115-mesh High chair


TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK 2013
October 22, 2013
tobi is participating in the exhibition titled "A DEGREE FAHRENHEIT Yu AMATSU × Collaboration" from Tuesday October 22 to Monday October 28 in CUBE 1, 2 and 3, 8th floor, Shibuya Hikarie.

0910 Nest table
1001 Curio case
August 27, 2013
We will be exhibiting at the 100% Design Singapore, held from September 11 to September 13 at Marina Bay Sands (SECC) Singapore.

 

100% Design Singapore
Jul 1, 2013
Thanks to visitors to DESIGN TOKYO

 

Details here
Jun 10, 2013
We will be exhibiting at the 4th DESIGN TOKYO Tokyo Design Products Fair, held from Wednesday June 26 to Friday June 28 at Tokyo Big Site.

 

Details here
May 10, 2013
We will be exhibiting at the 4th DESIGN TOKYO Tokyo Design Products Fair, held from Wednesday June 26 to Friday June 28 at Tokyo Big Site.
More details will be provided on this website soon.

 

4th DESIGN TOKYO Tokyo Design Products Fair
May 9, 2013
tobi has been featured on the Japanese Government’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry website, in a section on promotion of “monozukuri” manufacturing.
The feature outlines our achievements to date, from the creation of the tobi brand through to market development beyond Japan.

 

Details here [Japanese only]
September 24,2012
event
tobi Kumiko lamp presented to winner of Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman’s Prize.

 

Details here
May 25,2012
tobi co-sponsored an exhibition of the works of Makie Suita, held in the lobby of Building E at Daikanyama Hillside Terrace on Friday May 18 and Saturday May 19, 2012. tobi products were also displayed on site.

 

Details here
March 1,2012
event
“tobi” Designer Eiri Iwakura participates in Nara Prefecture Totsukawa Village Furniture Project Showcase

 

Details here
February 29,2012
カタログ We have now published an online catalog of our products.

 

Browse catalog now
January 27, 2012

Over five days from January 20 to 24, 2012, tobi products were on show at the Maison & Objet exhibition, held at the Paris-Nord Villepinte center, France.

Details here

January 17, 2012
Article on Maison et Objets appeared in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (January 17 edition)
  Article in full (PDF, in Japanese)
January 13, 2012
Our new products for 2012 have been added to the Products list.
With the addition of these new items, the tobi product lineup is now complete.

 

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January 10, 2012
Exhibiting at Maison & Objet in France
As part of our efforts to boost recognition of the tobi brand outside Japan, we will be exhibiting at the Maison & Objet exhibition in France from January 20 to 24, 2012. This is the second successive year that tobi products have been showcased at this exhibition.
Details here
January 4, 2012
tobi featured in "Nile’s NILE" magazine (no.179 January 2012 edition)
A copy of the feature is provided by kind agreement of Niles Communications, Inc.

 

 tobi feature article (PDF, 3 pages, in Japanese)
October 13, 2011
Exhibition of new designs for 2011 at Living Design Center OZONE
Exhibition dates: October 27 (Thurs) to November 15 (Tues), 2011 (Closed on Wednesdays except national holidays)
Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Special exhibition space, 7th floor, Living Design Center OZONE
Details here
October 3, 2011
GOOD DESIGN tobi has received an award in the branding design category of the 2011 Good Design Awards.
This achievement reflects the high regard in which our products are held in Europe, and the positive assessment of our business model which cultivates and preserves the skills of Japanese artisans.

 

Details of the award available here.
September 6, 2011
"tobi" is featured in the October edition of CONFORT on page 142.

 

 CONFORT website (in Japanese)
August 8, 2011
Good Design Expo 2011

We will be exhibiting at the Good Design Expo 2011 from August 26 to 28 at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center. Two tobi Easy Chairs (Ovangkol, White Ash) will be on display.


Good Design Expo 2011 official website
Good Design Expo 2011 official website – tobi design
      exhibit information (in Japanese)
August 6, 2011

Designer Eiri Iwakura has released details and designs for the new 2011 product lineup.
The new products are scheduled to be unveiled in October 2011.
Details will be announced on this website soon.

July 13, 2011

Products from the tobi line-up were showcased in “FIAT500 by Gucci”, an event held at the Embassy of Italy on July 10, 2011.
  Details here
June 3, 2011
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the ROCKSTONE brand operated by Eiri Iwakura, designer for the tobi project.
To celebrate this milestone, on June 9, 2011 we will be opening a new showroom on the 5th floor of Living Design Center OZONE.


More details can be found on the ROCKSTONE website(in Japanese)
June 2, 2011

tobi is soon to feature on the up-market portal site WEB-NILE.
Representatives from the site recently visited the tobi exhibition space on level 7 of the Living Design Center OZONE, where we explained more about the features of our products.
(Please check the WEB-NILE site for details.
*in Japanese)
May 20, 2011
Products now on display at Living Design Center OZONE
Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Living Design Center OZONE (7th floor: special exhibition space, home lighting experience lab)
Details here
May 20, 2011
Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported on our exhibition at Shinjuku Park Tower OZONE
Full article (PDF, in Japanese)
OZONE exhibition details
May 9, 2011
tobi products are to be installed in the gallery at the Olympic Residence Twin Towers Building in Limassol, Cyprus.
This order came about after the client visited our display at the Maison et Objets 2011 exhibition in Paris. Following negotiations by e-mail over size alterations and other specifications, we were contracted to provide a dining table, dining side chairs, high back chairs, and wagon.
Olympic Residence website:
http://www.olympicresidence.com/
March 10, 2011
An article on Maison et Objets was published in the March 10 edition of Tosho Shimbun newspaper.
  Full article (PDF, in Japanese)
March 7, 2011
The JAPAN Brand Exhibition in Paris was featured in the April edition of ELLE DECO. Some of our products appear on pages 154-155 of the magazine.

 

 ELLE DECO website
February 7, 2011
tobi featured in "I'm home" magazine (March 2011 edition)
A copy of the feature is provided by kind agreement of Shotenkenchiku-sha Publishing Co., Ltd.

 

 tobi feature article (PDF, 7 pages, in Japanese)
January 31, 2011
Article on Maison et Objets appeared in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (January 31 edition)
Article in full (PDF, in Japanese)
  (PDF, in Japanese)
January 20, 2011
Article on Maison et Objets appeared in The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (January 20 edition)
  Article in full (PDF, in Japanese)
January 28, 2011
Report on participation in the Maison et Objets 2011 exhibition
January 26, 2011
Report on participation in the JAPAN Brand Exhibition in Paris
January 20, 2011
Nihon Keizai Shimbun and Fuji Sankei Business Eye reported on tobi's exhibit at Maison et Objets.
  Articles in full (PDF, in Japanese)
December 8, 2010
“tobi” exhibiting at shows in France
In order to raise brand awareness outside Japan, “tobi” products will be showcased at two exhibitions held in France from January 19 to 25, 2011.


JAPAN Brand Exhibition in Paris(January 19 and 20, 2011)
Maison et Objet(January 21 to 25, 2011)


Details here
November 1, 2010
New products for 2010 added to the “Products” section
This year’s lineup includes products that can be used in private spaces.

 

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October 28, 2010
TEvent to be held at TOKYO URBAN LIFE 2010

 

On Monday November 1, a special event titled “tobi Furniture from Tokyo: A Japan Brand for the “New Tokyo Living Style” will be held at Roppongi Academy Hills. The speaker will be our designer, Eiri Iwakura. Please check the TOKYO URBAN LIFE website for details.

 

Event details (in Japanese)
October 11, 2010
The “tobi Exhibition” at the Living Design Center was featured in the Yomiuri Shimbun‘s “Kurashi (Everyday Life)” column on Monday, October 11
September 7, 2010
“tobi” appeared in the October edition of ELLE DECOR
This was part of a feature titled “Showcasing the Craftsman‘s Skills: Order-made furniture from Tokyo!” which appeared on pages 138-139 of the magazine.

 

ELLE DECOR website (in Japanese)
September 6, 2010
tobi‘s activities covered on TOKYO MX Television


Our activities will be featured in the TOKYO MX Television program “The Power of Small and Medium Enterprises”. The broadcast schedule is as follows.


“Towards the establishment of a ‘JAPAN’ brand: Tokyo Furniture Manufacture Association”
Original broadcast: 8:30-8:45 a.m., Sunday September 19, 2010
Repeat broadcast: 8:30-8:45 a.m., Sunday September 26, 2010


Tokyo MX Television: “The Power of Small and Medium Enterprises” (in Japanese)
September 1, 2010
Products to be exhibited at the 70th Tokyo International Gift Show, Autumn 2010
The following products will be exhibited in the “East 5 Hall: ES ‘Lifestyle Proposals Zone’”. Please take this opportunity to peruse our products. Venue details available here (location marked with a star).(Japanese Only)

 

 0902. Round sofa B  0905. Dining side chairs (4)

 

 Click here for the official Gift Show website
August 2, 2010
tobi featured on the Kagu Shimbun (Furniture News) website
“tobi” has been covered on the website of the Kagu Shimbun newspaper.
  Details here(in Japanese)
July 20, 2010
Exhibition to be held at Living Design Center OZONE
Dates:Thursday 7 to Tuesday 12 October, 2010
Times:10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Venue:Living Design Center OZONE (3rd floor, OZONE Plaza)
Details here
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