21_21 DESIGN SIGHT is an exhibition facility designed to rethink everyday objects and occurrences and make new, design-based proposals. Offering exhibitions as well as diverse other programs such as talks and workshops for visitors to experience the fun of design and make new discoveries, it is a hub of activity where visitors look for, find and create designs that the modern age needs and that make life more enjoyable as culture.
Museum Hours of Operation 10:00-19:00 (last admission at 18:30 p.m.)
※Subject to change. Museum Holidays Tuesdays, during exhibit replacement, year-end holidays
※Subject to change. Fees General ¥1,100
University student ¥800
High School Student ¥500
Junior High School student and under may enter for free
*Free admission to the 1st floor shop.
Opening hours, days off and admission fees are subject to change due to exhibitions and events. For more details, please visit website or call telephone number before visiting.
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT’s Gallery 1 and Gallery 2 hold three design exhibitions planned by the museum per year. Gallery 3, which opened in March 2017, the museum’s tenth anniversary, is open to the public and also available for a wide range of programs by companies, educational and research institutions, Japanese and non-Japanese cultural organizations and more. Please contact us if your company is interested in a collaboration.
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT has three directors, Issey Miyake, Taku Satoh and Naoto Fukasawa, three designers well-acquainted with the current state of design and production, as well as an associate director, Noriko Kawakami. These four are the key planners who consider the themes and details of the activities and exhibitions held at 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT.
21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Directors Issey Miyake / Designer
Taku Satoh / Graphic Designer
Naoto Fukasawa / Product Designer
Noriko Kawakami / Journalist