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Get the low down on your fav Tokyo creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
Keep challenging new things! is Asuka Watanabe's — Art director, Graphic designer and Illustrator— statement for 2018 and where all in! Catching the design bug in high school by making band posters for her band to now challenging herself with creating a 3D mural out of geometric wood panels — we can't wait to see what Asuka gets up to next 😊
Creating illustrations for Tokyo's handbook for disaster prevention, OkamuraYuta knows his way around conveying a clear message through simple illustration! We're loving the character he brings to life not only through the simple illustrations he creates but also the highly complex detailed ink work he creates as well—go check it out!
We caught up with Okuyama Taiki Art Director & Designer and ALSO strawberry farmer 🍓! Okuyama moves where his interests are peaked bringing on new creative challenges — we're loving the sense of freedom he brings to creativity 💖
Irobe Design Institute, NIPP…
Yoshiaki's heartstrings were pulled whilst wondering europe as a student— describing he signage of Charles de Gaulle International Airport as "Shining white with gentle but dignified characters of Frutiger based on pale gray boards" — we totally get it too! Now Yoshiaki Irobe, Art Director of Irobe Design Institute, NIPPON DESIGN CENTER, INC, brings this love to light in his own work for public spaces like Osaka Metro and branding of National Parks of Japan.
Check out the industry standard of work in Tokyo - how it is shot, what do they present?
Our top picks for recommended articles, blogs and companies in Tokyo.
Neon Moiré is a curated event guide of the world's most interesting design conferences and events on our digitized world. The agenda will focus on graphic, typography and interaction design conferences, not to forget design film festivals and an overview of the top design summer schools.
On the Grid Tokyo
On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.
Japan Graphic Designers Association utilizes the power of graphic design to improve the quality of communications environment.
Since its launch in April 2007, Tokyo Midtown Design Hub has played the central role in design network, bringing together design institutions in three different fields; promotion, profession and research / education. It connects “people,”“business” and “knowledge” through design and conveys information by exhibitions, seminars and publications. The HUB, originating from “axle of the wheel,” is where many routes meet. Tokyo Midtown Design Hub takes on challenges as the dynamic design center of connecting people and creating new movements.
Tokyo Illustrators Soci…
Tokyo Illustrators Society (TIS) was established in October 1988. TIS was founded not merely as an arena for illustrators to get acquainted with each other and exchange ideas but also as a platform to let our society know their capabilities.
Man v’s nature
I came across Irenaeus Herok’s Insta feed (@iherok) today and was blown away. He takes images of remote locations around the world, specialising in landscape and portraiture photography. I find his aerial photography, such as these images of highways surrounding Dubai in the UAE, particularly fascinating. Whist our screens are currently (…)
Our resident synesthesiac, Shai Samana, believes that it's those silent in-between moments of a song that can sometimes spark our imaginations the most. The post Playlist: Space appeared first on High On Design.
Queensland Theatre 2019
For The People created a strong season identity for Australia’s fastest growing theatre the Queensland Theatre. An interplay of darkness and light with strong contrasting colours on a backlit set, inspired by the dramatic lighting of the stage. Together with photographer Tim Jones and his team, they created eight unique (…)
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