【Tokyo Stroll】Stroll around in Ginza for half a day. Visit the special stationary stores and get a delicious ground meat cutlet hamburger!

19.April.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

Ginza is a sophisticated town that you can enjoy in various ways such as visiting historical and old-established restaurants, typical sightseeing spots, and the latest fashion stores. There are some stores that carry lots of functional and fashionable stationaries in this town. Today, Ayumi Seto and I are going to visit the special stationary stores in Ginza area.

 

Starting with EDITO 365 in Shinmaru Building

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Start strolling from the Shinmaru Building that is easily accessed from Otemachi and Tokyo train stations.

 

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We visited the “EDITO 365” that carries a wide selection of stationary and miscellaneous goods on the forth floor of Shinmaru Building. They carry great quality stationary goods, original schedule note books and unique miscellaneous products.

 

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We recommend “PAUL & JOE La Papeterie” which is the first stationary merchandise from the brand name called “PAUL & JOE.” This has drawn attention since last year, and they are going to start selling their spring season collection in 2017. This pattern that has kitties on a  pale spring color is really cute!

 

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Ayumi’s favorite is the heart shaped metal pen holder which is the original holder that has shiny gold stamping. It is great to buy for yourself or give it as a gift to someone along with some note books.

 

▼Information

ÉDITO 365 in Shin-Marunouchi Building

Address:1-5-1 Shin-Marunouchi Building 4F, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Hours:11:00AM to 9:00PM. Mon to Sat

11:00AM to 8:00PM. Sun. and holidays

Holiday:Open 7 days a week(Except January 1 and legally required days for inspection)

 

To “Gekko-so Art Supply store”

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The next one we visited is “Ginza Gekko-so Art Supply Store” located In Hanatsubaki Street, Ginza 8 Chome. It is a historical art supply store that was established in 1917.

 

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This store only carries original art supply products. The products include colors, brushes and sketch books made by the craftsman and have a horn emblem that signature “call good friends.”

 

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They succeed making all Japanese made colors since 1940, and the color named “cobalt violet pink” won 1st prize in the World Painting Color Award in 1971. They still have been creating high quality art supplies, and so many colorful paintings such as oil colors, water colors and gouache placed all over the wall.

 

 

▼Information

Gekko-so Art Supply store

Address:8-7-2 Eiju Building 1F・B1F, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

Hours:11:00AM to 7:00PM.

Holiday:Year end and New Year Holidays.

Only 1st floor painting material department is closed on Wednesday.

(The following day if it falls on a public holiday)

 

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