The first overseas store opening in Taiwan
Paperglass is a Japanese eyeware brand produced by Nishimura Precision Co., Ltd. Paperglass products have become an anchor product for Nishimura Precision, with sales over 25,000 units in three and a half years. Paperglass have also been awarded to several design awards.
Paperglass is sold in parts of Japan, with stores located in Fukui and Tokyo Imperial Hotel, etc. It is also proactively developing business abroad and has been exported to 10 areas in eight countries, with its long-awaited first overseas store in Taipei, Taiwan.
The company began exporting to Taiwan three years ago. Paperglass were particularly popular in Taiwan, as 12 TV broadcasters and 20 print media attended their press conference for its launch in Taiwan. Attention bought to its first launch of its store indicates the high level of interest by the Taiwanese. And the firm relationship between the two countries, Taiwan and Japan, added to select Taiwan as its location for it first international branch.
Paperglass Taiwan is located in the Da’an commercial district which has been dubbed as the “Daikanyama of Taiwan”, basically the Brooklyn of the Japanese capital. The shop’s interior offers a very fashionable and stylish ambience with warm, Japanese-styled lightings.
New store information
Name: Paperglass Taiwan
Address: No. 12, Section 1, Anhe Road, Da’an District, Taipei, Republic of China
Business Hours: 11:00-21:30
Paperglass, what is it?
On the concept of functional and beautiful eyewares, Paperglass are only about 2mm thick which could be folded flat to be stored in portable cases. Easy to store, easy to carry, with fashionable, stylish designs. Its a simple solution with high functionality of sturdiness and user-friendliness.
List of awards received
2016/Omotenashi Selection 2016 Gold Prize (Omotenashi Nippon)
2015/Listed number 303 on The Wonder 500TM Certified Product List (Project subsidized by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
2014/Spring/Summer Certification in the Rakuten Good Item Award 2014 (Rakuten, Inc.)
DFA Design for Asia Bronze Award (Hong Kong Design Centre)
2013/Good Design Award 2013: Good Design Best 100 Recipient; Special Prize Good Design Monozukuri Design Award (Japan Institute of Design Promotion)
Nishimura Precision Co., Ltd.
Business Description: Titanium parts processing; mainly by NC Lathe
Location: 3-5-18 Maruyamacho, Sabae-city, Fukui, Japan
Representative: Akihiro Nishimura
Workforce: 5 employees
Titanium precision parts processing: http://www.nsmr.jp/
Paper Glass: http://www.paperglass.jp/