Special Areas are located on the first and fourth floors of Tokyo Big Sight's West Halls. The Workshop Area is ideal for interactive art! In the Live-painting Area, your live painting performance can be seen in progress by thousands of visitors.

For a regular booth, please apply via the regular Lighting Area and/or Dimmed Lighting Area pages.

*Design Festa vol.45 will be held at Tokyo Big Sight East 4・5・6・7・8 Halls.

Registration is from noon on Friday, December 2nd until 7pm on Monday, December 12th, 2016.
Participants decided by random selection. Results Announcement: Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Exhibition Types and Fees

Workshop Area booths are only marked on the floor by tape. Partitions not included.
Partitions included for Live Painting Area and Super-sized Live-painting Area booths.
Applications for the Special Area are for 2-day exhibitions only.

※Two exhibitor passes provided per booth.

※Apply for additional exhibitor passes if you are a part of a group of more than two people.

※Please apply for rental equipment after both your application and payment have been processed.

Workshop Area booth spaces are 20cm deeper than M-size booths. They are an interactive space meant to communicate with visitors and other exhibitors.

Workshop Area exhibitions must involve workshop activities for visitors, but they can also host simultaneous exhibitions and sales.

※The color of the wooden partitions (optional rental equipment) in the Workshop Area spaces varies. Please choose between light-blue, blue and white partitions.

※The floor is carpeted.

Workshop Area
2 days ¥41,000/Sold Out

※8% Tax is included in the pricelist above.

Canvases 「(H)2.1m × (W)3.6m × (D)0.45m 1.62㎡」 will be located next to our Restaurant Area for as many people as possible to see your work in progress, so take advantage and show what you can do.

※Booths located at the end of their row do not have side panels.
※You can also sell artwork from your booth.

Price List for Live Painting Area
2 days ¥42,000/Sold Out

※8% Tax is included in the price list above.

※Includes wall panel fees.

Price List for the Super-sized Live Painting Area
2 days ¥63,000

※8% Tax is included in the price list above.

※Including the wall panel fee.

3rd fl., 3-20-18, Jingumae,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001
Tel: 03-3479-1433 Fax: 03-3479-1498
Mail :

Optional Resources

Additional exhibitor passes, parking passes and electric outlets available.
Click here for more details.

Exhibitor Passes
1 day 2 days
Advance ¥550 ¥1,100
At the Door ¥1,000 ¥1,800


Paying by Bank-Transfer

You have ten days from the confirmation of your event paficipation to make your payment.

Please add the bank service fee (including overseas remittance) to your total amount

Indicate the applicant's name and contract ID as the sender.

Please contact the Design Festa Office if your sender name will be different from the name on your application.

【Wire-transfer to】
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Branch: Shinjuku-Nishiguchi Branch
Ordinary Account: 9473358
Payee: Design Festa Ltd.
Bank code: 259
Swift Code: SMBCJPJT

Cash via Registered Mail / At the Design Festa Office in Harajuku in Cash

Send to / Pay at : Design Festa Office
3-20-18-3F Jinguumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo 150-0001
Tel: 03-3479-1433

Open: 10am to 7pm
※Please indicate the applicant's full name as the sender.

Paying by Credit Card

Payment by credit card is only available when applying through the Design Festa official website.

Once you have submitted your application, please read the automatic reply that will be emailed to you as it will include payment instructions.

Accepted credit cards are VISA, MASTERCARD・JCB・American Express・Diners Club・PayPal.


Application Form

Please read this carefully before applying.

Please double checkcarefully if this is your first time exhibiting at Design Festa.