Danielle Demetriou

Danielle Demetriou is a writer who swapped her native London for Tokyo in 2007. From art and design to business and fashion, she writes about all things Japan-related for international newspapers and magazines.

For Danielle Demetriou's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Mashiko: Pots of fun for kids and parents

Lifestyle | CHILD'S PLAY Jun 16, 2019

Mashiko: Pots of fun for kids and parents

Young children and ceramics are not an obvious mix — the former having an alarming tendency to break the latter the second they come into contact with one another. But there is one situation when combining the two works like magic: children's pottery classes.

The Moomins find a second home in Japan

Lifestyle Apr 7, 2019

The Moomins find a second home in Japan

With almost 50 percent of the global "Moomin market" in Japan, MoominValley Park has the ideal audience — nostalgic adults, kawaii fans and, of course, woodland-creature-loving kids.

The museum where the kids can run wild

Lifestyle | CHILD'S PLAY Aug 19, 2018

The museum where the kids can run wild

Surreal as it sounds, the creation of personal digital crocodiles is a pretty typical activity in the world of teamLab — or more precisely, inside teamLab's new museum showcasing the work of the so-called "ultra-technologist" art collective.