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    Event space "Paper onomatopoeia—the feel of paper"

TAKEO MIHONCHO Ginza is a paper store launched by TAKEO
in collaboration with stationery specialist, ITO-YA Ltd.
Alongside TAKEO MIHONCHO Ginza on the 7th floor of Ginza Itoya is
an event space for exhibitions about paper.
Please visit the event space to learn more and share in our fascination with paper.

Event space “Paper onomatopoeia—the feel of paper"
Dates: January 19th, 2018 (Fri.) - March 13th (Tue.)
10:00-20:00 Monday through Saturday
10:00-19:00 Sunday and holidays

Different types of paper feel very different. Texture and touch add to each paper’s character and distinctiveness.
In Japanese, these properties are often expressed using onomatopoeia,
such as zara-zara (rough), tsuru-tsuru (glossy), and pari-pari (crispy).
This event highlights five characteristics of paper, expressed in Japanese onomatopoeia as
zara-zara (rough), shittori (moist), kira-kira (shiny), pari-pari (crispy), and fuwa-fuwa (fluffy) .
Come and feel different types of paper for yourself, and explore their textures.
Paper products and assorted A4 papers with these characteristics are also available.
The same paper can feel differently to different people.
How does each sheet feel to you? Rough? Moist? Shiny? Crispy? Fluffy?
#paper_onomatopoeia hashtag offer 
We will give a small card and envelope set to people who post with the hashtag #paper_onomatopoeia
(or its Japanese equivalent #紙のオノマトペ) on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Ask staff at the store for details.
* Only a limited number of sets are available. Offer ends when supplies run out.
Venue / Contact info:
7th floor of Ginza Itoya
2-7-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan   map
Tel: +81-3-3561-8311

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