Special Areas are located on the first and fourth floors of the Tokyo Big Sight West Halls.
The Workshop Area is ideal for interactive art!
In the Live Painting Area, thousands of visitors will see your painting come to life over the two day event.

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

*Design Festa vol.47 will be held in the entire Tokyo Big Sight West Hall.

Accepting Applications from November 28th (Tues) at 12:00PM until December 12th, 2017 (Tues) at 7:00pm. Participants decided by random selection. Result Announcement: December 15th, 2017 (Fri).

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 complimentary exhibitor passes included per booth space.

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

※Exhibitors will be provided with information about renting optional equipment (tables, chairs, etc) after their applications have been processed.

Workshop Area booth spaces are 20cm deeper than M-size booths. They are meant to be spaces that faciliates interaction between visitors and exhibitors.

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

※The floor is carpeted.

Workshop Area
2 days ¥41,000

※8% Tax is included in the pricelist above.

Canvases 「(H)2.1m × (W)3.6m × (D)0.45m 1.62㎡」 will be located in highly visible areas so more people can watch your artwork come to life!

※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

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

※Includes wall panel fees.

Give the Super-Size Live Painting Area a shot!
If you are interested in a space in this area, please contact the Design Festa Office directly.

>>To apply, please fill out and submit the downloadable application form to the Design Festa Office by February 14th, 2018 by post or email.
Successful applicants will be contacted by the Design Festa Office.

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 Participation 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 check carefully if this is your first time exhibiting at Design Festa.