Modern Japanese Gifts


Here are a few of the services provided at Kyoto Design House to help make your stay in Kyoto convenient, comfortable, and memorable.

  • Tax-free shopping
  • Native English and Japanese staff
  • Personalized shopping reservations About Reservations
  • Domestic shipping to your final destination in Japan
  • Most major credit cards accepted
    VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club International, JCB, Union Pay


At Kyoto Design House, our native English speaking staff is available during most business hours (11:00-20:00 JST) to create a personalized shopping experience.

Our staff is available for reserved blocks of time to provide a shopping experience tailored to your needs and schedule.After the reservation time is confirmed, our two dedicated team members will work to create a customized lineup with our best suggestions.

Dedicated team members:

  • Kyoto Design House English Staff - Rob
    Atlanta, USA
    Rob has lived in Japan for seven years after studying Japanese History and Theatrical Design both in the states and here in Kyoto.
    Working with the many artisans that partner with Kyoto Design House has been a great experience, and a perfect fit with his studies.
    Prior to working at Kyoto Design House, Rob worked in the Japanese tourism industry for several years where he developed a passion for sharing Japan and Kyoto with people from all over the world.
  • Kyoto Design House English Staff - Ashley
    Seattle, USA
    Raised in a biracial Japanese-American family, Ashley has held an interest in Japan since childhood. Her passion for cultural exchange grew through her studies in Japanese Language and International Relations in the United States and Japan. Prior to working at Kyoto Design House, she taught Foreign Language in Kyoto public schools for several years, encouraging students to embrace the wonderful similarities and differences between their cultures. Bringing this enthusiasm to Kyoto Design House, she is thrilled to explore Kyoto's beauty and culture with people from around the world.

Reservation Request

Please enter your information along with two times you are able to make a reservation.

Due to schedule conflicts we may not be able to accomodate your first choice.

(Reservations will be set for one hour unless otherwise requested)

* For same or next-day reservations, please call +81-75-222-5777

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