Winter Sale

Dec 26, 2017 | NEWS 



We are pleased to hold “Winter Sale” at Center for COSMIC WONDER.


Center for COSMIC WONDER (Tokyo):

January 5 − January 24, 2018


Center for COSMIC WONDER Online Store (International shipping available):

January 12 / 12pm − January 24 / 12pm, 2018

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Kaoru Yokoo
A Organic Universe

Dec 04, 2017 | EVENT 



Even if I repair it

There being the clothes which I want to wear happy

Even if I repair it

The person who made clothes letting you wear it is happy again

Quietly, I do the work that is honor to join the meantime together.


From “Rectification more” Kaoru Yokoo



Exhibition period:

December 16 – December 24, 2017

The artist will be attending on December 16.

We sell cookies of “Yokoo” during this exhibition.




5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm



Opening Event

A tea room “Biwa” of food lover Nao Uekusa opens at Center for COSMIC WONDER only for day.


Date: Saturday, December 16 / 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, 5:30pm

Number of seats: 4 in each time / Reached the fixed number.

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.



New Project



Kaoru Yokoo repair your CW’s clothes.

The first 5 people will be accepted. Reached the fixed number.

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.



Kaoru Yokoo

1979 Born in Tokyo

2005~ Set up atelier in Kichijoji

Active mainly on rectification by handwork such as embroidery or the crochet.

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Masaru Kawai
The scent of wood

Nov 07, 2017 | EVENT 



The Japanese coniferous fragrance has been respected from ancient times by people.

However, in the latest research, the fragrance of the tree has begun to know that it was a communication tool that is words.

Light of the land which grew up, wind, water, soil and relationship with around of trees.

An animals, an insect and the relation with bacteria, it is sublimated to a fragrance.

What does the human being listen to the words with?

I think that it is an opportunity to listen carefully calmly.

Masaru Kawai



Trees take the communication by a scent each other.

Following “Chairs” of the last year, a new point of view and a new work by the technique.


We hold a tour to follow the trees of forest in Tokyo by the guide Yutaka Miura on November 25.



Exhibition period:

November 25 – December 3, 2017

The artist will be attending on November 25.

*Closed: November 11 − 12, November 24




5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm

*Open from 12pm on 25th.


Opening reception :

Saturday, November 25 / 4pm − 6pm



“Tour to follow the trees of forest in Tokyo” by the guide Yutaka Miura

Date: Saturday, November 25

9am − 12am / Number of seats: 15

1pm − 4pm / Number of seats: 15

Fee: 2,000yen

Apply in e-mail. Send your name, telephone number to the following address.



Masaru Kawai

1979 Born in Gifu Prefecture, farmer

2007~ Active as wood craft artist

2016 Start from “SOMA” product treating a Japanese conifer

Planning a workshop and fieldwork of connect forest and person.


Yutaka Miura

1977 Born in Kyoto

Graduated from the College of Art, Nihon University.

Active as a guide of the forests in Japan.

2016 “View of tree” was published from Mishima sha.

Update blog “forest forest” three times a week.

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Lightness of Light

Oct 31, 2017 | NEWS 


Graphic design by Kazunari Hattori

Photography by Yuki Kimura


We were pleasure to hold the 20th anniversary Special Exhibition COSMIC WONDER “Lightness of Light” at Iwami Art Museum.


COSMIC WONDER was initiated in 1997 as a conceptual project comprising diverse modes of expression from of clothing, artwork, and publishing to performance. This retrospective exhibition held to commemorate COSMIC WONDER’s 20th anniversary, introduces representative works from their collections presented in Paris from 2000 to 2009, along with valuable materials including photographic documents and look books.

*From Release of Iwami Art Museum



Exhibition period:

November 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018



Iwami Art Museum

5-15 Ariake-cho, Masuda-shi, Shimane-ken, 698-0022 JAPAN (Tel: +81-0856-31-1860)

Hours: 10am − 6:30pm (No Entry into exhibition rooms after pm 6)

Closed: Tuesdays (except for January 2) , December 28 − January 1.


Opening talk: “COSMIC WONDER | Tozai Kokon | East meets West”

Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 / 2:30pm −

Venue: Shimane Arts Center “Grandtoit”, Main Hall Foyer

Capacity: 60 (by order of application)

Fee: Free Admission (however, an exhibition ticket or museum passport is required)

Speakers: Yukinori Maeda, Nakako Hayashi


As a guest speaker we welcome editor and writer Nakako Hayashi who has been involved in the editing of Shiseido’s corporate culture magazine Hanatsubaki, and is recognized for her 2011 publication Kakucho suru Fashion (Expanding Fashion) and the exhibition that originated from it. Hayashi will be in conversation with Yukinori Maeda, founder of COSMIC WONDER, to reflect on the history and development of the project through the years, as well as the prospects it envisions for the future.

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Ryugu Koromo from Genshi-no-Nuno

Oct 04, 2017 | EVENT 


Photography by Takashi Homma


COSMIC WONDER “Ryugu Koromo from Genshi-no-Nuno” collection event will go on a tour to the following region.



STARDUST, Kyoto 10/14 − 22 *10/14: Public talk & concert

KAGURE, Marunouchi 10/27 − 11/5

PENNY RAIN, Kiryu 10/27 − 11/5

ANTENNE DEUX, Takasaki 10/27 − 11/5

OU, Nagoya 11/15 − 20

EIGHTY 88 EIGHT, Ayagawa 11/23 − 27

ARCHIPELAGO, Sasayama 12/2 − 11

MM BOOKS MINO, Mino 12/9 − 17 *12/9: Public talk

ROYALSKOOL, Hakodate 12/16 − 24

CITE’, Hiroshima 12/22 − 1/8

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Yama-Umi trees and grasses

Sep 26, 2017 | EVENT 



impression traveled across the continent to Japan

the eastern culture flowered and walked a new path in the island

a beautiful sunrise in the land of Tamba

TAMPA a visionary shop by Hakuden, Light and Will, COSMIC WONDER



Kogei Punks Sha will display Tamba’s trees and grasses on the opening day.



Tamba-fu skirt

Tamba letter paper

Tamba funsei tea bowl

Tamba cray pot

Andong cloth Apron

Trees and grasses pouched bag – Linden, Hemp, Paper


Light and Will

Akebi vine basket

Wild grapevine travel basket

Japanese wingnut document basket

Shinodake and moutain cherry tree basket

Carved Hexagon on the end handle of broad‐leaved tree kitchen knife  

Mountain cherry tree lamp shade

Keyaki cheir



Tamba-fu and Shironameshi wallet

Jadoshi and Tamba-fu kamiko

Tamba-fu and Hemp hand bag

Jadoshi tsuno-bukuro

Lamie tabi

Linen koromo for winter



Exhibition period:

October 21 – October 29, 2017

*Closed: October 20




5-18-10 Minami-aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo

T. +81 (0)3 5774 6866

Open 11am – 7pm


Opening reception:

Saturday, October 21, 2017 / 2pm – 5pm

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Nov 22, 2017 | COSMIC WONDER Free Press 

Masaru Kawai Houmokuki 2017 Japanese cypress  

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