Material ConneXion to Open in Japan
Dana French -- Casual Living, May 2, 2013
NEW YORK - Materials library Material ConneXion will open its 10th global location this October in Toyko.
Owned by HTT parent company Sandow Media, over the past three years Material ConneXion has expanded its reach to Turkey, Korea, China and Sweden.
In Japan, the company is licensed to Japanese printing giant Nissha Printing Co. Ltd. it will open with an initial library of 500 samples and add 30-40 new materials each month. The library will offer membership and consulting services to designers from all disciplines with the support of its in-house materials scientists and specialists.
"To be a trendsetter, you should know where to look for ideas, proactively find solutions and define the elements that form a trend. Material ConneXion offers researchers, designers and creatives the inspiration they need to produce innovative products and services for their customers," said Junya Suzuki, president and ceo of Nissha Printing Co.