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:

Encourage the little Van Goghs of the family

Lifestyle | CHILD'S PLAY Oct 20, 2019

Encourage the little Van Goghs of the family

It's one of the world's most iconic expressions of a night sky: a bold yellow moon, a milky expanse of stars and gradated shades of blue alongside the swirling silhouette of a cypress tree and a distant sleeping village. "The Starry Night," created by Dutch ...

Finding time in Tokujin Yoshioka's design

Style & Design Jul 28, 2019

Finding time in Tokujin Yoshioka's design

Tokujin Yoshioka's design for Homme Plisse Issey Miyake/Aoyama, Issey Miyake Homme Plisse's first flagship, includes gravity-defying clothing rails, raw concrete minimalism and a showstopping special pleating machine.

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.