Kyoto Design House

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Kyoto Design House should be a port of call for all visitors to Kyoto interested in buying and taking home a Japanese craft item at a reasonable price.

Glassware, Kyoto Design House

The shop has over 1500 modern craft items made by local Kyoto craftspeople including ceramics (sake sets, teapots, rice bowls), incense, wooden chopsticks, bowls, kimono fabrics, gold leaf, umbrellas, candles and art works.

Kyoto Design House opened in 2009 and seeks to bring together in one spot, the immensely rich crafts of Kyoto.

Kyoto Design House teapots


Kyoto Design House
105 Fukunaga-cho
Tel: 075 221 0200
Hours: 11am-8pm
Google map of Kyoto Design House

Kyoto Design House is situated on the 1st floor of the Tadao Ando-designed Nikawa Building in central Kyoto close to the Kyoto City Office and Honnoji Temple. Take the Tozai subway line to Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station.


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