MONO JAPAN Foundation

Since 2016, MONO JAPAN has been hosting an annual exhibition and sales event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to introduce high-quality Japanese products to European audiences. 

MONO JAPAN Foundation

Through our activities over the years, we have been able to introduce many aspects of Japan’s craftsmanship and culture of manufacturing across wider audiences and in more depth, while simultaneously bridging this Japanese culture with Europe's unique design culture, creating significant international relationships.

In order to continue realizing our vision and to continue our operations, in November 2019 we registered Stichting MONO JAPAN, a non-profit foundation. Moving forward, as a cultural organization we aim to facilitate not only business opportunities but also creative and culturally-driven opportunities in the modern era. 

The Board of Directors consists of five experts based in the Netherlands who are passionate about Japanese culture and aesthetics, and strive to promote these values in their respective fields.

Arnoud van Aalst

Emiko Chujo

Erik Van der Molen

Hanako Matsunaga

Monique Zevenhuizen