Shimada Yosho

Posted by Gestalten—12/2007

When did all start ?

June 1963 (40years ago)



What was the reason behind the opening of the store?

We started as specialist of books on Automobile.



Could you describe the neighborhood in which the store is located?

It is calm and quiet, sophisticated residential area behind famous shopping area OMOTESANDO.



Please describe the kinds of books and other merchandise that you carry. What do you offer your customers?

We have all kinds of visual books related design.( Design, Art, Architecture, Photography, Fashion, Life Style, Automobile etc.)



What are your favorite dgv books?

LOS LOGOS DOS LOGOS TRES LOGOS



What are your customers' favorite dgv books?

Neubauwelt



Who might be seen visiting the store? What kinds of people shop there?

Professionals, Designers, Students



Do you do anything at your store besides sell books? Do you, for example, have any events or exhibitions there?

The shop is working as antenna shop/show room for distribution.



Is there anything else about the store that you'd like us to mention?

We have experienced to advise what to select for various occasions, such as libraries, special shops, to decorate homes.

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