Store Closing Announcement

Kyoto Design House will permanently close its doors on February 27th, 2018 (Tues.) to allow for construction and office expansion within the NIWAKA building. We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to our customers and fans for helping us support Kyoto’s craft community for thirteen years. Your support has helped ensure that many artisans can continue their amazing work well into the future while preserving Kyoto’s history and traditions.

Modern Japanese Gifts


Local artisans share their traditional techniques and thoughts on Japanese craftsmanship



A fusion of traditional and modern Kyoto


We carry about 1,500 carefully selected items


We are proud to support local artisans who continue to practice traditional Kyoto crafts.


Located just north of the Shijo commercial district in central Kyoto