From 16 October to 4 November Detour, Moleskine travelling exhibition, will be at the MoMA Design Store of Omotesando, Tokyo.
All Detour Tokyo authors donated their notebooks to the non profit Foundation lettera 27 whose mission is to support the right to literacy, education and the access to knowledge in developing countries.
Fifty notebooks will be displayed in a special intimately illuminated tunnel, 23 of them by Japanese authors like Toyo Ito, architect; Mamoru Oshii, manga cartoon artist and film director; Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue NIshizawa, architects of studio Sanaa, who designed the New Museum in NY,Kenya Hara, creative director of Muji; Naoto Fukasawa, international star of industrial design; Takashi Homma, photographer, with a special taste for suburban life; Erina Matsui, illustrator, painter.
In this same period Tokyo will be under the spotlight of many design events. Detour Tokyo partners with two of them: Design Tide, an exhibition presenting the best of Tokyo design industry to the world (similar to Milan's Salone del Mobile) and Tokyo Graphic Passport, a four days series of workshops dedicated to young designers.
A specially made custom edition will be distributed to key guests of the two events.