Aug 20, 2015


August 24th, 2015 11-11:45pm This weeks Program “Tokyo Creator’s Monologue” features Sculptor/Umbrella Designer John DiCesare talking about his Tokyo creative lifestyle!  

Aug 01, 2015

Interview with DiCesare for Otonasuhada

Otonasuhada August 2nd, 2015 Interview with Designer John DiCesare Pt.1 Pt.2

Jul 13, 2015

Mizkan Interview

Interview with designer John DiCesare for Mizkan Magazine.

Jun 13, 2013

Design Talks on NHK World

A still from NHK World show “Design Talks” with model Shaula and Andy Pompilio!

Dec 12, 2012

From Idea to Reality

DiCesare Designs featured in a great article by Alma Reyes on Wall Street International Magazine.

Nov 20, 2012

The Art & Engineering of Umbrellas

Recently I had the chance to give a lecture at Otaru University of Commerce in Hokkaido – called “The Art and Engineering of Umbrellas” as part of the Otaru University of Commerce English Lecture Series. I discussed my early experiences as a sculptor and my current experiences as an umbrella

Jul 01, 2012

BS Asahi Partner TV!

DiCesare Designs was recently featured in a segment on Asahi BS in Japan. The show, Partner is a design/lifestyle show based on the magazine of the same name. The show dealt with the design philosophy and the process involved in creating the DiCesare Designs collection of parasols and umbrellas.

Jun 15, 2012

The Kyoto Pumpkin Parasol

This month’s Partner magazine features the Kyoto Pumpkin brella Parasol in it’s 2012 Parasol list! The Kyoto Pumpkin parasol is painstakingly made of hand-dyed linen using traditional dying techniques from the Kuriyama workshop in Kyoto. Each one is original and the fabric is absolutely gorgeous.

Mar 13, 2009

J Wave Kabocha Collaboration

I went down to J Wave to do a promotion for a special Tokyo Premiere online Kabocha campaign. I always enjoy working with J Wave because they are kind and a lot of fun to work with.

May 23, 2007

J-wave Interview

I went down to J-Wave for an interview with Andy Pompilio this week. It was the first time that I’ve been interviewed so I have to admit, I was a little nervous. Andy did his best to make me feel relaxed enough to get through the interview smoothly. He is