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About Akiko Kanna : My approach is based on finding simple but meaningful solutions for communication needs. I am also interested in pursuing self-initiated projects, collaborating with others, organizing exhibitions, and pursuing design solutions for regional development with local communities.
STATEMENT OF ART:
I want to communicate with people in a simple and meaningful way.

ORGANIZATION:
StudioKanna

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Editorial assistant Media, graphic, printing, culture, design

EDUCATION:
1998–2001, Graphic Design, The London Institute Central Saint Martins Art&Design, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM

EXPERIENCE:
2000-2001, Designer, Dazed and Confused, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM
2002–2006, Designer, North Design, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2011, "1-2-3 // A DAY FOR JAPAN", The Russian Club, Åh Studio and All Cats are Grey and Bahbak Hashemi-Nezhad and Bob Foundation and Damien Poulain and Cony and Hudson Powell and Kee Yip and Lydia Whitmore and Maria Joudina, Nachtisch and Natsko Seki and Noriteru Minezaki and Postics and Sasha Tugolukova and Sunday Vision and Swash and Tomohiro Muramatsu and Yuko Kondo, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM

EVENTS:
2008, "How Very Tokyo", Organizer, Claska, TOKYO/JAPAN

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2005, "Aygo Create", Creative Review, August, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM
2006, "Aygo Create", XFuns Magazine, February, HONG KONG/CHINA
2006, "FOUR", Grafik Magazine, February, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM
2006, "FOUR", Creative Review, The Annual Issue, LONDON/UNITED KINGDOM
2007, Solo Interview, Pingmag, TOKYO/JAPAN
2009, "Aygo Create" "FOUR" "Christmas Wishes" "How Very Tokyo", Design no Genba, February, TOKYO/JAPAN
2009, "FOUR" "How Very Tokyo", AXIS, April, TOKYO/JAPAN
2009, "How Very Tokyo", Flair Magazine, April, MILANO/ITALY
2009, "MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN", Design no Genba, December, TOKYO/JAPAN
2010, "MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN", MdN Design Intractive, Solo Interview, TOKYO/JAPAN
2010, "arc magazine" "Christmas Wishes" "MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS JAPAN" "How Very Tokyo" "Tokyo by Tokyo" "Harmony with Nature" "drip drip drip", Design Note, No.25, TOKYO/JAPAN
2010, "How Very Tokyo" "Tokyo by Tokyo", Process Journal, Edition Three, MELBOURNE/AUSTRALIA and NEW YORK/UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
2010, "Harmony with Nature", SLANTED, No.12, KARLSRUHE/GERMANY
2012, "SAGA Official Promotional Video and Package", BRAIN, April, TOKYO/JAPAN
2012, "ACTUS", Shoten Kenchiku, December, TOKYO/JAPAN
2013, "ACTUS" "Flexa", Inspire Magazine, Issue 44, IGGESUND/SWEDEN

BOOKS:
2002, "Mapping", 3 pages, RotoVision, Roger Fawcett - Tang, ISBN9782888930365
2006, "Tokyo TDC Vol.17", 1 page, DNP Art Communications, Tokyo Type Directors Club, ISBN9784887520462
2006, "Look At This", 4 pages, Laurence King, Adrian Shaughnessy, ISBN9781856694698
2008, "Simply Packaging", 2 pages, Victionary, Victionary, ISBN9789889822958
2009, "MDN Designer's file", 1 page, MdN Corporation, MdN Corporation, ISBN9784844360292
2009, "BOXED AND LABELLED", 1 page, Die Gestalten Verlag, Robert Klanten and Sven Ehmann and Hans Baltzer and Shonquis Moreno, ISBN9783899552522
2010, "Designer's File", 1 page, MdN Corporation, MdN Corporation, ISBN9784844360988
2010, "By Invitation Only", 2 pages, Victionary, Victionary, ISBN9789881732798
2010, New generation women creator, 2 pages, PIE International, Natsumi Fujita, ISBN9784756240392
2011, "Cool Designs Without Illustrations", 2 pages, PIE International, PIE International, ISBN9784756240620
2012, Small Graphic Collection, 2 pages, Graphic-sha Publishing, Graphic-sha Publishing, ISBN9784766123708
2012, "GEO Graphics", 2 pages, Victionary, Victionary, ISBN9789881943927
2014, "GRAPHIC DESIGN 2014", SHOEISHA, SHOEISHA, ISBN9784798136042
2016, "Asia-Pacific Design No.12", Sandu Publishing, Sandu Publishing, ISBN9789887740834

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Near Native).
Italian (Pre-Intermediate).

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Adobe Illustrator, Expert.
Adobe Photoshop, Expert.
Adobe Indesign, Expert.
Adobe Dreamweaver, Advanced.

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2009, "Workshop/Letterpress printing", Tsukiji-Katsuji, YOKOHAMA/KANAGAWA

HOBBIES:
Piano, Gardening, Knitting

CLIENTELE:
ACTUS Co.,LTD., Environmental Graphic
Aeon, Illustration
ASATSU-DK INC., Campaign Graphic
BANDAI Co., Ltd., Package Design
BNN, Inc., Book Design
CLASKA(Conseeds, co.,ltd), Book Design
Coca-Cola(Japan) Company Limited, Branding
CROSS COMPANY CO.,LTD., Illustration
Creation Architects Tokyo, Book Design
DUSKIN CO., LTD., Branding
Dentsu Inc., Branding
DUNLOP(Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.), Campaign Graphic
Eat Creative., Branding
earth music & ecology, Illustration
E.OCT, Branding
FREY Ltd., Package Design
Fujifilm Corporation, Book Design
Gas As Interface Co.,Ltd., Mobile Contens
Gijutsu-Hyohron Co., Ltd., Book Design
Greenspace, Branding
Japan Post Holdings Co.,Ltd., Environmental Graphic
Leyline Publishing, Book Design
MdN Corporation, Book Design
Mori Building Co., Ltd., Book Design
MTV Japan Inc., Event Graphic
NTT Docomo, Inc., Mobile Contens
Naked Communications, Inc., Branding
paddle, Branding
Panasonic Mobile Communications Co., Ltd., Mobile Contens
Phaidon Press Limited, Book Design
PIE International, Book Design
PLAZASTYLE COMPANY, Illustration
Saga Prefectural Government, Branding
Sony Music Entertainment(Japan)Inc., Package Design
Syn, Package Design
TATSUMI PUBLISHING CO., LTD., Book Design
Tesco Japan, Branding
TOW CO.,LTD, Campaign Graphic
Toyota Motor Europe, Campaign Graphic
The Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media (YCAM), Exhibition Graphic
UDS Ltd., Environmental Graphic
UNIVERSAL MUSIC LLC, Package Design
Victor Company of Japan Limited, Illustration
Zojirushi Corporation, Package Design

WEB SITE:
www.studiokanna.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
www.studiokanna.com

REGISTRATION DATE:
2017-08-16 09:41:48

COUNTRY:
Italy

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Akiko Kanna


Christmas Wishes Cd Music Album

A' Design Award Winner for Packaging Design Category in 2017
Akiko Kanna for Syn

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