Masaaki Hiromura, Japan

AGI member since 2012

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Born in Aichi Prefecture, 1954. He began his career as a graphic designer at Tanaka Ikko Design Office and established his own studio in 1988. Professor of Tokyo Polytechnic University since 2010.
In addition to graphic design, CI & VI development, he has done extensive work on signage design and way-finding systems for commercial and public facilities.
Major involvements include: the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Nissan Motor Design Center, Yokosuka Museum of Art, 9h nine hours, Sumida Aquarium, TOTO MUSEUM, National Taichung Theater.
Awards : N.Y. ADC International Annual Exhibition Silver Prize, Mainichi Design Awards, KU/KAN Award, SDA(Sign Design Association)Award Grand Prize, Good Design Award Gold Prize, Design for Asia Award Grand Prize etc.
As Representative Director of Japan Creative, he organizes projects that promote and present Japanese craftsmanship and industry to the world.

Design work by Masaaki Hiromura


    Masaaki Hiromura, Japan (2012)

    Born in Aichi Prefecture, 1954. He began his career as a graphic designer at Tanaka Ikko Design Office and established his own studio in 1988. Professor of Tokyo Polytechnic University since 2010. In...

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    Masaaki Hiromura, Japan (2012)

      Born in Aichi Prefecture, 1954. He began his career as a graphic designer at Tanaka Ikko Design Office and established his own studio in 1988. Professor of Tokyo Polytechnic University since 2010.
      In addition to graphic design, CI & VI development, he has done extensive work on signage design and way-finding systems for commercial and public facilities.
      Major involvements include: the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Nissan Motor Design Center, Yokosuka Museum of Art, 9h nine hours, Sumida Aquarium, TOTO MUSEUM, National Taichung Theater.
      Awards : N.Y. ADC International Annual Exhibition Silver Prize, Mainichi Design Awards, KU/KAN Award, SDA(Sign Design Association)Award Grand Prize, Good Design Award Gold Prize, Design for Asia Award Grand Prize etc.
      As Representative Director of Japan Creative, he organizes projects that promote and present Japanese craftsmanship and industry to the world.

      Publications

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      Space Graphysm

      (2002)

      • Masaaki Hiromura

      Rikuyosha

      What Design Can Do, What Design Should Do

      (2007)

      • Masaaki Hiromura

      ADP

      From Design To Design

      (2015)

      • Masaaki Hiromura

      ADP

      Awards

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      • 1998

      N.Y. ADC International Annual Exhibition Silver Prize
      • 2008

      KU/KAN Award
      • 2008

      Mainichi Design Award
      • 2010

      Design for Asia Award Grand Prize
      • 2010

      Good Design Award Gold Prize
      • 2013

      SDA Awards Grand Prize
      • 2015

      DSA Design Award GRAND PRIX