MONO JAPAN is a celebration of contemporary Japanese craft and design. It is an event and a platform devoted to sophisticated beauty grounded in tradition, enriched with contemporary thinking, and refined to perfection with uncompromising skills. MONO JAPAN represents the design that defies the gravity of the mundane and brings joy to the simplest rituals of every day.
Once a year, MONO JAPAN presents a carefully curated selection of exceptional Japanese products and introduces its makers to the European audience. It initiates and facilitates collaboration between Japanese and European artists and designers. The yearly event created in collaboration with and staged at the Lloyd Hotel includes presentations, workshops, and exhibitions as well as a public and B2B product fair.
MONO JAPAN connects the cultural sectors in Japan and Europe through the celebration of contemporary craft and design.
MONO JAPAN facilitates the discovery of authentic Japanese crafts and design in Europe through the creation of a fair business model that enables craftspeople and their techniques to survive.