Valextra has opened “Casa Valextra” in Gion, Kyoto, an interactive space that creates a ‘journey of discovery’ through mid-century Italian design icons, arts and crafts nurtured in Kyoto and contemporary objects.
Texts Tsuchiya Risa
What kind of things are there to experience? Find out what Casa Valextra has to offer
A quaint converted tea house in Gion
Casa Valextra was created in a renovated former two-storey tea house on Hanami-dori in Gion, Kyoto.
Passing through the entrance curtain, you will find yourself immersed in the harmony of the ancient capital and the brand’s sensibility of engineering beauty.
As the ‘crossroads’ between Kyoto, at the forefront of crafts that have preserved tradition and innovation for over 1000 years, and Milan, where Valextra has its roots and has been creating famous architectural and design icons since the 20th century, the new Kyoto Boutique conveys to the guests the fusion of tradition and culture.
Introducing the new lifestyle category, a dawn of a new brand
Casa Valextra has introduced a new lifestyle category. A wide range of products are available to suit guests’ lifestyles.
Some exhibits give a sense of the brand’s history
Don’t miss the original vintage items, such as the iconic Valextra ‘Carita’ and ‘TricTruc’.
All eyes on Casa Valextra’s limited edition range
The exclusive limited editions created by Italian craftsmen as a tribute to the city of Kyoto are also a unique highlight of Casa Valextra.
You can enjoy a “traditional Milan bar experience”
On the second floor of the shop, visitors can enjoy a unique experience, as if they were in a bar in Milan, while still being in Kyoto.
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