Archive for February, 2010


February 22nd, 2010 No comments

. ….a diverse and very friendly 1st year student exhibition from 7 young lady artists, Hitomi, Akane, Mizue, Ao, Yumi, Eriko & Saki in our west gallery space 1B until the 24th!




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February 22nd, 2010 No comments

….today we had a VIP visit from a celebrity couple at the gallery!  It was their first time here as they discovered the gallery by chance while they were in Harajuku checking out some used-clothing punk fashion shops!  so what did you think of DFG?

“well , Nigel it was ok but we couldnt find any cheese on the cafe menu and Minnie was frightened by a big nasty pussy cat that was following her down the street! actually that was the reason we entered the gallery, to be truthful we just wanted to escape from that damn cat!”


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Maki’s new mural!

February 22nd, 2010 2 comments

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February 22nd, 2010 No comments

from the left Mark, Richie, Skip & Sam on route for their first slither on the slopes of Japan!

DFG? “Awesome & inspirational!”

cheers! , thanks for visiting!, see you again!


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Thank Q Moko-Chan!!

February 22nd, 2010 No comments

….for these great handmade leather coasters which she very kindly gave to Design Festa Cafe for an opening gift!


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From Guernsey UK!

February 22nd, 2010 2 comments

…….yesterday had the pleasure of meeting an old friend of mine’s mother & father as they visited Japan for their 4th time and for their Golden Wedding Anniversary! I last saw my friend also named  Nigel! ( yeah, it’s a cool name) about 18 years ago and recently thanks to FaceBook we got in contact with each other again whereupon i learn’t that his mum & dad, Vic & Jean Bateman would be visiting Japan soon…….so yesterday we met! had a great time, a few drinks in the garden cafe and then into Sakuratei for dinner!

here they are pictured below with Miko & James!

great to see you both! and congratulations for your Golden Wedding Anniversary next saturday from all the staff here at Design Festa Gallery!!




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February 19th, 2010 No comments

Today DFG welcomed students Hikaru & her boyfriend Daiki! Hikaru is my son James’ taiko (drum) teacher and it was their first ever visit to DFG………so what do you think about our gallery? “Beautiful & Great!”

thank you for visiting Hikaru & Daiki!


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