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January 1, 2014
We wish you A Happy New Year!
Happy New Year
To our Customers, Business Associates, and Friends:
All of us at NOUSAKU wish you peace and happiness this holiday season and throughout the New Year. We look forward to serving you in the new year, supplying our products, and meeting you in our shops and fairs.

-All at NOUSAKU
December 26, 2013
Holiday Notice from NOUSAKU
Our foundry in Takaoka and the office will be closed for following period;
Dec. 28th(Sat), 2013 - Jan. 5th (Sun),
2014 For inquiries and orders received within the period, we will be back to you after 7th of January. Kindly note that our direct shops within Japan are run under different schedule. Please contact each shop for details.

We wish you a happy new year!
October 18, 2013
Exhibiting at Salon du Chocolat
With Sylvie Amar Studio, we will showcase our designs
at the "Salon du Chocolat Professionnel" exhibit in Paris
from October 28th to 30th.
Come visit us during these 3-days at stand number 122!
(it is exclusive for the professionals, not the grand public show)
Exhibiting at Salon du Chocolat
Our stand will be close to the demonstration area, where for the first time
aroud 30 chefs will illuminate our taste buds (with the complicity of
"Fòrum Gastronòmic" organized in Girona and in Saint-Jacques de
Compostelle by Jaume von Arend and Pep Palau).
There will also be the 3rd edition of the International Cocoa Awards.

>>Salon du Chocolat Professionne

October 11, 2013
Launch of "NOUSAKU Hankyu UmedaA"
We are happy to announce the opening of our direct shop
in Kansai area. Please stop by to see our pieces, located inside
Hankyu Umeda department store.
Launch of "NOUSAKU Hankyu UmedaA"
"NOUSAKU Hankyu Umeda"
  7th Fl. Hankyu Umeda Main Store
  8-7 Kakuda-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8350

>>Hankyu Umeda Main Store

July 17, 2013
Sake Cup "FUJIYAMA"
Has been under development at just the right time!
Though development of this product was not in a related move with Mount Fuji's World Heritage site registration, it is our honor to introduce another new item of ours; FUJIYAMA sake cup while is still fresh in our minds.
Sake Cup "FUJIYAMA"
This sake cup was an attempt at a faithful transcription (reduced in size, of course) of the original mountain. Moreover, another mini Mt. Fuji is inside the cup, enabling you to enjoy when drinking. For yourself, as a gift, or for souvenir and various occasions.
For further information, kindly contact one of our direct shop >> NOUSAKU Palace Hotel Tokyo.

June 14, 2013
at Table Ronde, Paris
Together with the chef and designer, we organised a very special
course menu for a restaurant in Marais called [Table Ronde].

Table Ronde
Photo by Kasono Takamura

It was such a great experience for us NOUSAKU, meeting wonderful people.
Just for a day, but with so much effort and passion poured in.

May 22, 2013
NOUSAKU @ interiorlifestyle Tokyo
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at 'interiorlifestyle Tokyo' held in Toyo from June 5th (Wed) to 7th (Fri)

- interiorlifestyle Tokyo 2013 -
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Date: June 5th (Wed) - 7th (Fri), 2013
Opening Time: 10:00 to 18:00 (last day closing at 17:00)
Venue: West Hall Atrium, Tokyo Big Sigth
NOUSAKU booth: A-14
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NOUSAKU @ interiorlifestyle Tokyo
With over 40 of new pieces, we will exhibit our 100% pure tin table wares,
brass wind bells, and home accessories made of pure tin & brass.
We look forward to your visit.

>>interiorlifestyle Tokyo

May 22, 2013
[NOUSAKU] @ GYRE Omote-sando
A limited-term exhibition at GYRE Omote-sando will start from May 31st until June 25th.
The concept of this 3rd year is UPCYCLE.
The exhibiton introduces casting objects of NOUSAKU in a unique way.

[NOUSAKU] @ GYRE Omote-sando
We look forward to your visit.

NOUSAKU @ GYRE
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Venue: EYE OF GYRE / GYRE 3F
5-10-1 Junguumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
(nearest station: Omotesando)
Dates: May 31st, 2013 to June 25th, 2013
Opening Hours: 11:00 - 20:00
Admission Free

GYRE

March 8, 2013
Pendant lamp for ISETAN Shinjuku
Our new project of making a pendant lamp
for ISETAN department store in Shinjuku.
It has been restored to the same design of what was there
before World War 2, by researching pictures for there were
no drawings.

Pendant lamp for ISETAN Shinjuku
Material: Bronze
Size: H3.3m, W1.1m
Weight: approx. 800kg

February 12, 2013
NOUSAKU @ Ambiente 2013
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at 'Ambiente 2013', held in Frankfurt
from February 15th (Fri) to 19th (Tue), 2013.

- Ambiente 2013 -
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Date: February 15th (Fri) - 19th (Tue), 2013
Opening Time: 09:00 to 18:00 (last day closing at 17:00)
Venue: Messe Frankfurt
Booth#: D40 / Hall 11.0 (Living - Loft)
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Ambient2013
If you have plans to visit the show, we hope you to stop by at our booth
to see the pieces. A new collection of table wares designed by French
designer, Ms. Sylvie Amar will also be onsite. We look forward to seeing you onsite.

February 6, 2013
Exhibiting at Gift Show SPRING 2013
NOUSAKU will exhibit at Gift Show SPRING 2013
held at Tokyo Big Sight from February 6th (Wed) to 8th (Fri).

- Gift Show SPRING 2013 -
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Date: February 6th (Wed) to 10th (Fri), 2013
Opening Time: 10:00 to 18:00 (17:00 on the last day)
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo
Zone: DA (Active Design Corner) in West Hall3
Booth#: 3077, 3078
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Maison et Objet/SIRHA
We will be introducing our 100% pure tin wares, and home accessories made of
brass.
We look forward to your visit.

Janualy 8, 2013
NOUSAKU @ Maison et Objet / SIRHA
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at 'MAISON & OBJET 2013', held in Paris from January 18th (Fri) to 22nd (Tue), and also 'SIRHA 2013' starting from
January 26th at Lyon.

- MAISON & OBJET 2013 -
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Date: January 18th (Fri) - 22nd (Tue), 2013
Opening Time: 09:30am to 07:00pm (last day closing at 06:00 p.m.)
Venue: Paris Nord Villepinte
NOUSAKU booth: D51, la table (Hall 3)
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Maison et Objet/SIRHA
With several new pieces, we will exhibit our 100% pure tin table wares,
brass wind bells, and home accessories made of pure tin & brass.

- SIRHA 2013 -
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Date: January 26th (Sat) - 30th (Wed), 2013
Venue: EUREXPO, Lyon
NOUSAKU booth: 4C33
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FangSuo2
We will introduce a new collection of table wares designed by a French
designer, Ms. Sylvie Amar.
If you have plans to visit these shows, we hope you to stop by at our booth
to see the pieces. We look forward to seeing you onsite.

December 25, 2012
NOUSAKU Event @ "Fang Suo Commune" in Guangzhou
Limited term exhibition "Meeting with NOUSAKU" is
held at Guangzhou's creative bookstore; Fang Suo Commune.
FangSuo1

Fang Suo Commune is known as a innovative bookstore,
sells books, drinks, clothes, and creative houseware & gadgets.
Since its opening in 2011, it has drawn a large attention.

Scheduled to be held until January 20th, we are pleased with
the atmosphere of the place itself.
Along with our exhibiton, if you have a chance, please do visit Fang Suo.
This is a must-visit store.

We have also held an event on 23rd.
FangSuo2
Introducing not only about the 4th owner Mr. Nousaku and the company,
we also mentioned about Takaoka, Manyo-shu (anthology of poetry), Japanese
animation chraracter, etc. It was also an interesting event for us!

October 19, 2012
23rd Culinary Olympics
Mr. Momoi, a chef from Toyama city, presenting Japan at the 23rd Culinary Olympics
in Germany this October won a grand prize in the individual hors d'oeuvre section.
The quadrennial competition drew more than 1,500 professional chefs from
about 50 countries to compete in group and individual categories.
Mr.Momoi photo
His aim of joining the olympics was to show off his French culinary skills
on the world stage, and to showcase Toyama's local food such as white shrimp
and locally harvested rice.
He had also visited our foundry before the Olympics, and took our flexible wares
to use them for the decoration. Congratulations, Momoi-san!

October 5, 2012
Sake Cup for 2013 - Oriental Zodiac "Snake"
NOUSAKU has been introducing "Sake Cup of the Year" since 2010.
We are pleased to release a new piece of tableware; Sake Cup of snake motif.
Sake Cup for 2013 - Oriental Zodiac "Snake"
Arranged in 2 types: pure tin version / pure tin with gold leaf on top

According to Japanese tradition, each year reflects the character of
a different sign of the Chinese zodiac. 2013 is the snake.
These wil be released tomorrow at our official 3 shops in Tokyo as a start.
For inquiries, kindly contact via email >> sales@nousaku.co.jp

October 1, 2012
NOUSAKU @ interiorlifestyle CHINA
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at upcoming interiorlifestyle CHINA,
held at Shanghai Exhibition Center from October 10th to 13th, 2012.
Various tin wares and pieces made of brass will be displayed along.
We look foward to welcoming you at E230.
interiorlifestyle CHINA

August 31, 2012
Price Revision Notice
Some of our list prices are to be increased as of September 1st, to meet the increasing material cost.
We do hope you would kindly understand the situation.


August.13, 2012
NY INTERNATIONAL GIFT FAIR 2012
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at upcoming NY INTERNATIONAL GIFT FAIR,
held from August 18th (Sat.) to 22nd (Wed.) at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
and Piers 92 & 94.
Souvenir from Tokyo
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- NY INTERNATIONAL GIFT FAIR 2012 -
Dates:August 18th (Sat.) to 22nd (Wed.)
Venue: Booth# 2967, inside Japan Pavilion

We will be introducing our basic lineups as well as new items.
If you have a plan to visit the show, we hope you to come and stop by at our booth.
Visit us at Booth# 2967. We look forward to your visit.

August.7, 2012
Updates to our website
Updates include changes in our product categories; addition of new items,
newly launched page of care & maintenance and more.
We hope to offer better service and provice more information via our website.

July. 17, 2012
NOUSAKU @ Souvenir from Tokyo
NOUSAKU items will be featured until September 10th at "Souvenir from Tokyo"
inside THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, Roppongi.
Souvenir from Tokyo
Please do stop by to see our selection, as well as the exhibitions.
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"Souvenir from Tokyo"
T. +81-3-6812-9933 / F. +81-3-5775-4670
OPENING HOURS: 10:00-18:00 (Fri 10:00-20:00)
CLOSED: Every Tuesday (The shop will open on Tuesdays that falls
on holidays, and close the next day)

June. 18, 2012
[NOUSAKU_vision] at GYRE Omote-sandou
A limited-term exhibition at GYRE Omote-sandou has started yesterday until July 16th.
The exhibiton introduces traditional casting techniques of NOUSAKU
to cutting-edge challenges of the firm.
We are pleased to welcome each one of you at the site.
[NOUSAKU_vision]
Venue: EYE OF GYRE / GYRE 3F
5-10-1 Junguumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Dates: June 17th. 2012 to July 16th, 2012
Opening Hours: 11:00 - 20:00
NOUSAKU_vision

June. 12, 2012
Inflight Magazine of ANA Group / June issue
Special article on NOUSAKU's brass is arranged inside the magazine.
If you have a chance to fly with ANA, please take a look.
There also is a small corner about our windbells in the WINGSPAN.

June. 4, 2012
interiorlifestyle TOKYO
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at upcoming interiorlifestyle Tokyo,
held at Tokyo Big Sight from June 6th (Wed.) to 8th (Fri.)
interiorlifestyle TOKYO
- interiorlifestyle TOKYO ?
Dates: June 6th (Wed) ? 8th (Fri), 2012
Opening Hours: 10:00 a.m. ? 18:00 p.m. (last day closing at 17:00 p.m.)
Venue: Stand 01-18 inside? JAPAN STYLE (in West 1 Hall), Tokyo Big Sight

We will be introducing our basic lineups as well as new items.
If you have a plan to visit the show, we hope you to come and stop by at our booth.
Visit us at 01-18 in West Hall, Tokyo Big Sight. We look forward to your visit.

May 17, 2012
Opening of NOUSAKU Palace Hotel Tokyo
We are pleased to announce the launch of our shop and office
inside Palace Hotel Tokyo.



Here, we hope to introduce all of our items, as well as various samples and
items made by other craftsmen in Takaoka.

if you have any chance of visiting Tokyo (Marunouchi area), kindly stop by at our shop.
  >> 1-1-1 Marunouchi. Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

We expect those who live near, and also those who visit Tokyo.

May 2, 2012
Refurbish of the entrance at NOUSAKU

The entrance of the company inTakaoka has been refurbished
for the future enjoyment of our customers.



If you have any chance of visiting Toyama prefecture or nearby area, please also visit us.

*Kindly note that we are basically closed on weekends and national holidays.
We reccommend you to contact us in advance, for the visit during these days.

February 29, 2012
Direct shop information / Ginza, Tokyo

A new collaborative exhbibition is starting today at NOUSAKU+ inside Matsuya, Ginza.
For details, click here.


February 20, 2012
Thank you for visiting us at Ambiente 2012
Thank you for visiting our booth and your interest in our products.
at Ambiente 2012

We look forward to hearing from you and the opportunity to provide you our products & details.
If you could not make it out to see us or have further questions,
kindly e-mail me at sales@nousaku.co.jp
We would be happy to catch up with you to tell you more about us and our items.

February 7, 2012
Gift Show 2012 Approaching!
3-day exhibition of homeware & interior 'Gift Show 2012' will start tomorrow.
We look forward to your visit to our booth at 3186/3187!

Gift Show 2012 Approaching!<

February 2, 2012
Exhibiting at Gift Show SPRING 2012
NOUSAKU will exhibit at Gift Show SPRING 2012,
held at Tokyo Big Sight from January 20th (Fri) to 24th (Tue).

- Gift Show SPRING 2012 -
Date: February 8th (Wed) ? 10th (Fri), 2012
Opening Time: 10:00 to 18:00 (17:00 on the last day)
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo
Zone: DA (Active Design Corner) in West Hall3
Booth#: 3186, 3187

We will be introducing our 100% pure tin wares, and home accessories made of brass.
We look forward to your visit.

January 25, 2012
MAISON & OBJET and AMBIENTE
Thank you for stopping by at NOUSAKU booth @ MAISON & OBJET 2012.
Should you have any questions or need further assistance/information,
feel free to contact usat sales@nousaku.cojp
MAISON & OBJET 2012
Please note that NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at AMBIENTE 2012 for the very first time.
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AMBIENTE 2012
Date February 10 (Fri) - 14 (Tue), 2012
Venue Messe Frankfurt
Time 09:00 - 18:00 (until 17:00 on the last day)
Booth # D40-1 (inside Japan Pavilion in Hall 11 'LOFT')
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Take the advatage of seeing and touching our products.
Kindly utilize the opportunity. We look forward to seeing you at D40-1.

December 28, 2011
Exhibiting at MAISON & OBJET 2012
NOUSAKU will be exhibiting at MAISON & OBJET 2012, held in Paris from January 20th (Fri) to 24th (Tue).

- MAISON & OBJET 2012 -
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Date: January 20th (Fri) ? 24th (Tue), 2012
Opening Time: 09:30am to 07:00pm (last day closing at 06:00 p.m.)
Venue: Paris Nord Villepinte
NOUSAKU booth: D49, la table (Hall 3))
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We will be introducing our 100% pure tin wares, and home accessories made of brass.
MAISON & OBJET 2012

If you have a plan to visit the show, we hope you to come and see our items. We look forward to seeing you at the show.

December 22, 2011
New Items
We are pleased to introduce 3 new items;
2 new faces of moss bonsai series and large size of flexible KAGO (basket) series.
See Cat - Bronze, Turtle - Bronze and KAGO - Dahlia - L for details.


November 1, 2011
Short video of Time Bell Candle
A short video of Time Bell Candle is added to the website.
Click here to for the video.


October 21, 2011
IHDD 2011 at Shanghai
NOUSAKU will participate at IHDD 2011 (@Shanghai/November 3-5)
as an exhibitor inside Japan Pavilion.
100% Design Shanghai / IHDD
Dates: 2011.11.03.- 2011.11.05
Venue: Shanghai Exhibition Centre
For further info >> www.home-decor.net

Exhibits include table wares and home accessories made of 100% pure tin and brass..
Kindly visit our booth at #2A01, 2A09, 2A11.

Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at sales@nousaku.co.jp


October 12, 2011
Seasonal exhibition at Nousaku+
A new collaborative exhbibition is starting today at NOUSAKU+ inside Matsuya, Ginza.
Until 1st of November, we hope you to enjoy the new look of Japanese tradition.
lacquer wares by Shogo Kuroda and tinwares of NOUSAKU.

Monthly exhibition at NOUSAKU+
Dates: Oct. 12th (Wed) - Nov. 1st (Tue)
Venue: 7th fl., NOUSAKU, Matsuya Ginza


September 14, 2011
Dear Customers,
Due to the fact that our item has been introduced in a Japanese TV program on Monday,
some of our items are out of stock.
We are making substantial effort to ensure a stable supply of the items.
Kindly check with the shops for the product availability in advance.
Thank you for your understanding.


September 13, 2011
GALLERY SUGATA EXHIBITION
GALLERY SUGATA EXHIBITION
A special exhibition welcoming you with 100 wind bells and more.

» Gallery SUGATA @ Kyoto, Japan


September 1, 2011
Opening shop & office in Tokyo
We are pleased to announce the opening of the retail shop with Tokyo office, inside Palace Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi area in upcoming spring.

The details of the plan are now underway. Further information will be annouced via this website.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patronage.
We appreciate all of our customers, whether they are current, past or potential customers, and your continous interest.

Sincerely,
Katsuji NOUSAKU


August 11, 2011
Media coverage: dancyu
『LEON』Sep, 2011
Our Tin Plate, Sake/Sauce Pitcher, Sake Cup ? KIKI ? Ⅱare introduced in dancyu.


July 26, 2011
Media coverage: LEON
『LEON』Sep, 2011
Our wind bell "TANPOPO" and "Mosquito Smudge ? tin" are introduced in LEON.


July 26, 2011
NOUSAKU @ THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, TOKYO
Some of NOUSAKU items are available at SOUVENIR FROM TOKYO, a museum shop in THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, TOKYO.
Our wind bells and KAGO series are beautifully displayed until August 29th.
If you have a chance, we hope you to stop by.


July 20, 2011
NOUSAKU @ Kinokuniya Book Store NY
NOUSAKU @ Kinokuniya Book Store NY
Some of NOUSAKU items are now available at "Waza Shop" in Kinokuniya Book Store in NY.

As it is a limited term, we hope you to take this opportunity to see and touch our 100% pure tin items.
June 20, 2011
NOUSAKU on TV program "Wafu So-honke"
NOUSAKU's wind bells "heirin"
NOUSAKU wind bells will be featured on
Japanese TV program "Wafu So-honke"
by Television Osaka, Inc.

If you are based in Japan, stay tuned
on TXN channel from 19:58 P.M. on June 23th!
June 20, 2011
Media coverage: Liniere

Liniere
Our wind bells and moss bonsai are introduced in "Liniere"



June 20, 2011
Price Revision Notice
Some of our list prices are to be increased as of July 1st, to meet the increasing material cost.
We do hope you would kindly understand the situation.


June 20, 2011
Thank you for visiting us at Interior Lifestyle Tokyo
Thank you for visiting NOUSAKU booth at Interior Lifestyle Tokyo.
Interior Lifestyle Tokyo
If you have any questions about our products or services,
Feel free to contact us at sales@nousaku.co.jp


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