Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 Exhibition – Visual Roundup

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

We went along to see the currently running exhibition “Graphic Design in Japan 2014″ organised by JAGDA in their exhibition space at Design Hub in the Tokyo Midtown complex. The exhibition showcases over 300 works and documents ranging from accessories to books, package design, logos, posters, advertising, websites and spatial design. See below for a selection of our personal favourites.

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Ryosuke Uehara »Every Little Thing ON ‘N’ ON« – merchandise for a pop duo

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Takahisa Kusaka – Sake – Bottle Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Yoshiki Uchida – Sake – Bottle Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Shun Kawakami (artless) “Gift Brand”

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Yoshio Kinoshita – Honey – Packaging Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Eriko Kawakami – Handkerchief Bakery – A towel & toiletry brand

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Makoto Gemma – Rice Packaging Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Hidekazu Hirai – Packaging for pickled vegetables

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Kazuhiro Kikuchi – Soy Sauce Packaging

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Yumiyo Miyata – Packaging Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Tatsuro Hirano – Olive Oil Packaging

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

SOEN – Magazine Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Yoji Nobuto – Parfume Packaging Design for Shiseido

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Shinjiro Matsunaga – Graphic Designer Essays – Book Cover Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Tomoko Yamashita – “Graphic Book”

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Shogo Kishino – Flat Colour Pencils – Product Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Ryosuke Uehara / Yoshie Watanabe – Cafe Branding Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Shingo Noma – Baobao by Issey Miyake – Fashion Brand Design

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Hoki Ueda – Stitched Postcard Designs

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition
Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Akiko Sekimoto – ZATTA – Accessory Brand Design

Poster Designs

Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub ExhibitionGraphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub ExhibitionGraphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition
Graphic Design in Japan 2014 - Midtown Design Hub Exhibition

Interesting paper stool design – designer/brand unknown

For those interested and based in Japan, the exhibition is still on until 3rd August 2014, for further information see this entry on the Tokyo Art Beat website: http://www.tokyoartbeat.com/event/2014/1F38

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