Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Japan Traditional Crafts Aoyama Square

Supported by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, this is as much a showroom as a shop, exhibiting a broad range of traditional crafts from around Japan, including lacquerwork boxes, woodwork, cut g…
Mall in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Tokyo Midtown

This sleek complex, where escalators ascend alongside waterfalls of rock and glass, brims with sophisticated shops. Most notable is the selection of homewares and lifestyle boutiques, which carry works by Japanese d…
Design in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Axis Design

This high-end design complex is filled with galleries and shops selling art books, photographs, covetable homewares and other objets d’art.
Arts & Crafts in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Tolman Collection

Expat Norman Tolman has been collecting modern and contemporary Japanese print art for 50 years and has authored many books on the subject. His gallery, in a traditional wooden building, represents nearly 50 leading…
Arts & Crafts in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Blue & White

Expat American Amy Katoh sells traditional and contemporary items such as tenugui (hand-dyed towels), indigo-dyed yukata (light cotton kimonos), bolts of nubby cloth and painted chopsticks. Pick through dishes of ce…
Arts & Crafts in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around


Nuno's innovative fabrics, incorporating objects from feathers to washi (Japanese handmade paper), have appeared in exhibitions around the world, including one at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and in high-end hot…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Souvenir from Tokyo

This shop, in the basement of the National Art Center Tokyo, sells an expert, and ever-changing, selection of home-grown design bits and bobs that make for perfect, unique souvenirs.
Arts & Crafts in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Savoir Vivre

Part-gallery and part-boutique, Savoir Vivre carries a small but beautiful selection of ceramics, glassware and textiles from contemporary artists.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Don Quijote

The Roppongi branch of this jam-packed bargain castle is where Japanese kids of all ages come to stock up for both fun and useful items.
Antiques in Roppongi, Akasaka & Around

Japan Sword

If you're after a samurai sword or weaponry, this venerable place sells the genuine article – including antique sword guards and samurai helmets dating from the Edo period – as well as convincing replicas crafted by…