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foo

Address:
Osaka Nourinkaikan, 306, 3-2-6 Minami-Senba, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0081,JAPAN
Tel/Fax:
06-6251-5733
Store hours:
Open 12:00 - 19:00
Closed on Wednesdays

5 min walk from No.1 exit of subway Shinsaibashi station

Shop Owner

Shop Owner

Michi Harada

Since I was a child, I've always enjoyed doing arts and crafts.
The more I could do, the more I wanted to do.
The more I wanted to do, the more I was delighted.
Eventually arts and crafts became my lifework.

Origin

1975
Born in Fukuoka, living in Nara.
1998
Graduated from Osaka Mode Gakuen
2000
Resigned from the apparel company, started working as a freelance.
2001
Set up "foo" studio and shop in Minami-Senba, Osaka.

歴史

2013

・January:
Located a booth at "Handmade Fair" of the event square on the 2nd floor of Kintetsu Department Store
Abeno Main Store
・February and October:
Opened "foo" temporary shop on the 1st Livingware floor of Hankyu Nishinomia Store
・February:
Held "Miscellaneous Market" inside "foo" shop
・February, June, September and November:
Located a booth at "Handmade Market" of KUZUHA MALL
・April:
Opened "foo" temporary shop at the event space on the 3rd floor of Hanshin Department Umeda Main Store
・May:
"foo's Bags Exhibition" 2012 (spring/summer collection) at CEDOK (zakka store) in Bakuro-cho, Tokyo
・July:
Held "Traveling Textiles" exhibition at Kitayama ALPHABET in Kitayama, Kyoto
・September:
The 12th anniversary!
・October:
Participated in "ZAKKA Marche" on the 8th floor of Hanshin Department Store Umeda Main Building

2012

・January:
Held "Traveling Textiles" vol.2 exhibition at La place ensoleillee in Nishi-Tenma, Osaka
・February, April and September:
Opened "foo" temporary shop at Homestyle II on the 1st household-goods floor of
Hankyu Nishinomiya Store
・February:
Held "Miscellaneous Market" in "foo" shop
・May and October:
"foo's Bags Exhibition" 2012 (spring/summer collection) at CEDOK (zakka store),
Bakuro-cho, Tokyo
・June:
Opened "foo" temporary shop at the event space inside of CherCher on the 3rd floor of Hanshin
Department Store Umeda Main Building
・July:
Held "Traveling Textiles" exhibition at ALPHABET in Kitayama, Kyoto
・September:
The 11th anniversary!
・December:
Opened "foo" temporary shop on the 3rd floor ladies' fashion of Hankyu Kawanishi Store

2011

・January:
Held "Traveling Textiles" exhibition at La place ensoleillee in Nishi-Tenma, Osaka
・February:
Held "Semi-order Bag Fair" at handbag section on the 2nd floor of Hankyu Umeda Main Store
・April:
Opened "foo" temporary shop at the event space 3-2 on the 3rd floor of Hanshin Department Store
・May:
Participated in "CRAFT TREE" at the event space on the 10th floor of TOKYU HANDS Nagoya Store
・July and October:
Held "foo's Bags Exhibition" at CEDOK (zakka store), Bakuro-cho, Tokyo
・September:
The 10th anniversary event "Miscellaneous Market"
・November:
Opened "foo" temporary shop at the event space 3-2 on the 3rd floor of Hanshin Department Store
・November:
Opened "foo" temporary shop at the event space on the 7th handicraft goods floor of SEIBU
IKEBUKURO HONTEN

2010

・Completed collecting series of Zakka store stamps vol.14

・Buying trip to Germany, Poland and Finland

・May and June:
Held "Semi-order Bags Exhibition and Sale" on the 2nd floor of Hankyu Umeda Main Store
・August:
Opened "Textile Shop / foo Nara store" at a traditional Japanese house in Nara for limited three days
・September:
The 9th anniversary event "Miscellaneous Market"
・September:
Participated in zakka fair for stylish life in "Semi-order Fair" at the event squre on the 2nd floor of
Kintetsu Department Store Abeno Main Store
・October:
Held "foo's Custom made Bags Exhibition and Sale" at CEDOK (zakka store), Bakuro-cho, Tokyo
・November:
Participated "Attractive shops in Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe area" on the 9th floor of Kintetsu department Abeno
main store

2009

・March:
Buying trip to Germany, Poland and Hungary June Buying trip to Denmark
・May:
Participated in "Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe story" at Tenmaya Department Hiroshima Store
・June:
Opened "Dream-inspiring Bag Store" on the 1st floor of Hankyu Umeda Main Store
・September:
The 8th anniversary event "Kumatsuri"vol.4 - Honey -
・November:
Participated in "Osaka Creative Style 2009" on the 1st floor at Marui Department Namba Store

2008

・Participated in the planning exhibition of variety store

・Buying trip to Germany, Paris and Italy

・The 7th anniversary event "Kumatsuri" vol.3 - Rainbow -

2007

・February:
Buying trip to Spain and France
・November:
Buying trip to Germany and Eastern Europe countries

・The 6th anniversary event "Kumatsuri" vol.2 - Rock -

・Added another contractor

2006

・March:
Held the exhibition "Going out a little bit" at Kyoto
・April:
Participated in "Csokolom is weaving the journeys" hosted by Toshiyuki Fukuda, an illustrator,
in Tokyo, Osaka, Hayama and Nara

・The 5th anniversary event "Kumatsuri" vol.1

・June:
Buying trip to Germany and Denmark
・November:
Buying trip to Germany, Poland and Finland

2005

・January:
Buying trip to Holland and France
・May:
Buying trip to Holland and Germany
・November:
Buying trip to Germany and Vienna

・Participated in the planning exhibitions

・Expanded 3 more contractors

2004

・Participated in the various planning exhibitions

・March:
Buying trip to Austria and Slovakia
・October:
Buying trip to Germany

2003

・Opened "foo" exhibition in Ehime, Kobe, Nara and Tokyo

・Held "Mushroom Goods Festival" inside the "foo" shop

・October:
Buying trip to France

・Hosted "foo Kyoto shop", an experimental shop, at the 1928 building

2002

・Started consignment sales at 6 stores in Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe area

・February:
Buying trip to Czech
・October:
Buying trip to America

・Located a booth at "art beat" in Minatomachi river place

・Opened 5 exhibitions of different fields inside "foo" shop

・Held "foo Exhibition" at ALPHABET in Kyoto

Grand opening on September 7, 2001!!

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