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[Seminar] How will design change from the use of AI to copyright? "Fashion designers in the AI ​​era - How will AI change fashion design?" is now accepting entries!

OpenFashion Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Toru Ueda, hereinafter referred to as OpenFashion), which develops services and products that combine fashion and generative AI, will be hosting a fashion industry event from 6pm on Wednesday, November 7th. I will be speaking at the AI ​​seminar "Fashion designers in the AI ​​era - How will AI change fashion design?" The event will be held both online and offline, and participation is free, so please register.

OpenFashion Co., Ltd. is working on developing services and products that combine fashion with the latest technology, including AI. In August, we began offering the beta version of the generative AI utilization support tool "Maison AI," promoting the introduction of generative AI into companies mainly in the fashion industry to improve operational efficiency and break through new ideas. I've been doing it.

The seminar "Fashion Designers in the AI ​​Era - How Will AI Change Fashion Design?" will be held free online and offline from 6pm on Tuesday, November 7th. The theme is "Fashion Designers in the AI ​​Era" and OpenFashion Company representative Ueda took the stage. I've heard of generative AI services such as "ChatGPT" and "Midjourney" but I don't know how to use them.What is the current state of copyright in Japan for AI-based products? I will also answer any questions you may have. Furthermore, we plan to conduct a demonstration of design production using generative AI tools.

Overview of the seminar “Fashion designers in the AI ​​era - How will AI change fashion designers?”

■Sponsor : Tokyo Fashion Designers Council (CFD TOKYO)

■Date and time : Tuesday, November 7, 2023 18:00-19:30

■Holding format : Hybrid format of both online and offline

■Location (offline): KEEPALIVE SHOWROOM 2-1-11-3F Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku

■Participation fee : Free

■Topics covered

・What AI tools can do

・How to use image generation AI in design

・How to use text generation AI

・What will happen to the copyright?

・How do you design using generative AI?

■Participation application URL

・Please apply from the application page at the URL above, stating "I wish to participate in the AI ​​seminar" and specifying whether you wish to participate online or offline.

Speaker information (in alphabetical order)


OpenFashion Co., Ltd. Representative Director/CEO

Career shift from apparel salesperson to IT industry. Utilizing his experience in planning, design, and development in the IT industry, he established Omnis Co., Ltd. (currently OpenFashion Co., Ltd.) in 2014. After joining World Group in 2018, he became a technical advisor at the company and launched OpenFashion in 2023. He specializes in service and product development that combines fashion and the latest technology.

Masahiro Kubo / MASAHIRO KUBO

Representative Director/Chairman, Council of Fashion Designers, Tokyo (CFD TOKYO)

He has been with Senken Shimbun for 22 years, serving as chief of the Ash editorial office and Paris bureau chief. After that, he worked as a marketing director for a major select shop, and became a freelance fashion journalist in 2013. Since 2016, Specially Appointed Professor at Sugino Fashion College/Editor-in-Chief of "Fashion Power", since 2017 SMART USEN radio personality, "Mainichi Fashion Award" recommendation committee since 2018, contributing editor of USEN "encoremode" since 2019, 22 years In July, became CFD TOKYO representative director and chairman.



Moved to France in 2009, graduated from Paris fashion school Studio Berçot, and then worked at Jean-Paul Gaultier.

Responsible for commercial line and haute couture collection designer. Afterwards, she assisted Kenzo Takada, who founded KENZO, as a women's collection/knit designer.

In 2019, she launched the custom-made brand SAYURI TANEI from the experience and inspiration she gained in Paris. Currently, he works on designs and made-to-order products for MADE IN PARIS – TOKYO while traveling between Paris and Tokyo.

Yuki Hanai / YUKI HANAI

PANORMO Designer/Violinist

The brand name is PANORMO, after the name of the maker of the violin he owns. Just like his own music activities, where he performs everything from classical music to the Beatles, he started with the aim of creating a brand that would add color to the lives of those who wear it, just like music, by thinking freely and without being bound by preconceived notions. With the main theme of [dresses for performers from the performers' point of view], we propose light occasions centered around dress-up styles for both performers and listeners.

We have created a collection that allows you to enjoy the feeling of elation that comes with slipping on a special dress, from special occasion dresses to everyday items.

This theme will be of interest to both those who are active as designers and those involved in the fashion industry in ways other than design, so please take advantage of this opportunity to apply.

OpenFashion related sites/SNS

OpenFashion is actively disseminating information about generative AI and fashion through blogs and other means on its AI fashion platform "OpenFashion."

■OpenFashion official website

"OpenFashion" is a platform that utilizes the latest technologies such as generative AI, virtual fashion, and web3 to develop various fashion-related services and brands. Furthermore, we will combine this with an online community to fundamentally change the creative flow of fashion.

■OpenFashion community (free to join)

This is a community where anyone can join to share how to utilize AI tools and news about generative AI. The latest information about OpenFashion, which is currently in progress, will also be posted here.

■OpenFashion Discord (free to join)

A community specializing in "Midjourney" that shares content and holds image generation contests. We are planning to hold fashion contests in the future, so please join us in conjunction with the above community.

■OpenFashion Twitter

■OpenFashion Instagram

Generative AI utilization support tool “Maison AI”

The service ``Maison AI'', whose beta version was launched in August of this year, is an AI tool for text and image generation specialized in the fashion industry. In addition to being equipped with the AI ​​agent function, which allows you to specify specific job categories such as fashion designers, pattern makers, human resources, and legal affairs, this month, we also added a new function called ``Image Generate,'' which generates images from text. addition. We are running a free trial campaign until the end of January next year.

■MaisonAI service site

■MaisonAI guide page (notion)

You can see more detailed instructions on how to use MaisonAI.

About OpenFashion Co., Ltd.

Company name: OpenFashion Co., Ltd.

Address: 12th floor, World Kita-Aoyama Building, 3-5-1 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0061

Representative: CEO Toru Ueda

Business content: AIX (AI/transformation) in the fashion industry using generative AI technology