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2009 Tokyo

WHEN:

Saturday, May 30, 2009

This event has passed.

WHERE:

Club Womb
2-16 Maruyama-cho, Shibuyaku
Tokyo, 150-0044 JPN
81 3 5459 0039
www.womb.co.jp

JUDGES:

Katsunori Aoki

KATSUNORI AOKI
Creative Director, Founder, Butterfly Stroke

Spacious three floors, plenty of sunlight, trendy furniture jostles easily with quirky toys. Butterfly Stroke may seem like a typical well-to-do design studio, but there is a reason why Aoki-san named his company after what is considered the most demanding swimming style. BTF aims to circumvent the traditional constraints of made-to-order work by giving its designers the freedom to create striking, memorable characters that attract clients. Build and they will come—Sony, Nike, Honda, Benetton and many others did.


www.butterfly-stroke.com

Naomi Hirabayashi

NAOMI HIRABAYASHI
Plug-in Graphics

Born in Tokyo. After graduation from Musashino Art University, she started working as an art director/graphic designer for Shiseido Co., Ltd. In 2002, she was granted an opportunity to go to England to temporarily work for MadeThought, a design studio in London. After returning to Japan, she engaged herself in designing many ads for different products and creating a number of package and book-binding designs as a freelancer. The works she created have acquired her Tokyo ADC prize, NYADC GOLD, British D&AD, as well as many other awards.


www.plug-in.co.uk

Satoru Yamashita

SATORU YAMASHITA
Creative Director, +81 Magazine

A native of Tokyo, he founded DD Wave Co. in 1990. The first issue of +81 Magazine saw the light of day in 1997, with Yamashita-san as its creative director. From 2001 to 2007 he also held the post of senior editor. His other responsibilities included editing +81 voyage, executive post at DD Wave, and a professorship at Toyo University's business school. A 12-year old, +81 is a bilingual creative visual arts magazine distributed in 20 countries, with numerous contributors throughout the world.


www.plus81.com

Yuichi Miyashi, Naohide Suzuki

YUICHI MIYASHI, NAOHIDE SUZUKI
Art Director, Graphic Designer, Tycoon Graphics

Since founding Tycoon Graphics in 1991, Miyashi-san and Suzuki-san have followed their creative pursuits into fields spanning architecture, music and fashion. Their elegant logo designs grace Tadao Ando’s Omotesando Hills in Harajuku and Doujima Hotel in Shinjuku. Other works include art direction for amadana, advertising campaign for Kanebo, CD jacket designs for Puffy, Towa Tei and Bump of Chicken and many others.


www.tycoon.jp

TOKYO TEAM:

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PASHA ALPEYEV
Design Ambassador, Cut&Paste Tokyo



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KENTARO KATO
Account Manager, MTV Japan

Kentaro also serves as one of our Design Ambassadors for Cut&Paste Tokyo.




THE 2D DESIGNS

Mr. Brian

Daisuke Watanabe

Kenichi Tanaka

Kiyoto Kokubun

Masanobu Ishii

Masaya Eiraku

Shohei Iida

Michael Lindow

Michael Lindow

Daisuke Watanabe

Kenichi Tanaka

Masaya Eiraku

TOKYO 2D DESIGN CONTESTANTS

MR. BRIAN

Mr.Brian holds a BFA in Toy Design from F.I.T. in New York City and has been working as an industrial designer and private consultant in the children's toy industry in America and Japan since 1998. During 2000-2005 he worked under the moniker Bufalo Club producing limited edition figures, most naotably The Best-Boxing Biz Markie Doll. Mr.Brian's latest works are a series of Bilingual (E/J) Coloring Books.


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Mr. Brian

DAISUKE WATANABE

NAME:DAISUKE WATANABE OLD:29 COMPANY:CHRONOMEDIA.INC After two years of free-lance work in fukuoka, currently working for chronomedia.inc http://www.provid.co.jp/ http://www.rood.jp/


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KENICHI TANAKA

I'm a 23-year-old graphic designer raised in Nagoya, Japan. I attended art colleges both in Japan and in the U.S. (Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Art and Music, California College of the Arts) I created a lot of experimental graphics using both analog and digital techniques. My work includes advertisement, illustration, typography, and motion graphics. Currently I'm focusing on alphabetical typography works, and creating illustration and collage works. Please visit my design website at www.kenichi-design.com.


Kenichi Tanaka

KIYOTO KOKUBUN

Graphic designer. It is on the register in creative boutique "KANZAN" now through advertising production company "ad engineers of Tokyo".


Kiyoto Kokubun

MASANOBU ISHII

Born in 1985. Engaged in a years-long unrequited love with design and illustration, most public works are in Web design. One of the ringleaders in a live painting group "Gangaze" (a poisonous sea urchin).


Masanobu Ishii

MASAYA EIRAKU

His creative activity begins in Fukuoka, Kyushu in 2000 with a club event called MAG and regular live painting shows. In 2003, he takes charge of artwork design for FLC skating team in Fukuoka, creates DVDs, clothing etc. Later the same year he enters "DESIGNING exhibition" sponsored by Fukuoka City and his artwork is one few selected. He relocated to Tokyo in 2004, participates in "Sakuragicho on the wall" in January, 2007, and continues to do wall painting.


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Masaya Eiraku

MICHAEL LINDOW

Korean American living in Tokyo preparing to ignite the manga and comic industry.


Michael Lindow

SHOHEI IIDA

I'm studying graphic and web design at Digital Hollywood University in Tokyo, Akihabara. I can use Illustrator. I also have a knowledge about photography because I studied photography when I was a high school student.


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Shohei Iida

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