SPREAD

ABOUT

HARUNA YAMADA

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan 1976
Graduated from Nagaoka Institute of Design, Environmental Design. Haruna started her career as a landscape designer in the Ryoko Ueyama landscape design laboratory. After working as a designer in an environmental graphic company, a plastic manufacturer, and a record company, in 2004, she established the creative unit “SPREAD”.

HIROKAZU KOBAYASHI

Birthplace: Niigata, Japan 1976
Graduated from Nagaoka Institute of Design, Graphic Design. Hirokazu worked as an art Director and Designer for an advertising agency, mainly in overseas promotions. In 2003 he became freelance. Established the creative unit “SPREAD” in 2004.

AWARDS

2020
2019
Design for Asia Award (Hong Kong) / Gold
Design for Asia Award (Hong Kong) / Silver
Golden Pin Design Award (Taiwan) / As jury for final selection
Dezeen Award / Longlisted as designer of the year
D&AD award (UK) / Shortlisted
2018
German Design Award (Germany) / Winner
Taipei International Design Awards (Taiwan)
2017
Red Dot Design Award: Communication Design (Germany)
Red Dot Design Award: Product Design (Germany)
2016
Good Design Award (Japan)
Japan Tourism Poster Competition (Japan)
2015
German Design Award (Germany) / Special Mention
2014
Pentawards (Belgium) / Silver
Good Design Award (Japan)
2013
Good Design Award (Japan)
Red Dot Design Award: Communication Design (Germany)
2012
D&AD award (UK)
iF packaging design award (Germany)
Pentawards (Belgium) / Bronze
JAGDA Award (Japan) / Merit
Tokyo TDC Award (Japan) / Merit
2011
Asia-Pacific Design (China)
2010
Good Design Award (Japan)
Pentawards (Belgium) / Silver
Design for Asia Award (Hong Kong) / Bronze
Red Dot Design Award: Communication Design (Germany)
Asia-Pacific Design (China)
Tokyo ADC Award (Japan) / Merit
JAGDA Award (Japan) / Merit
2009
Pentawards (Belgium) / Bronze
Yomiuri Advertisement Award (Japan) / Award of Excellence
Tokyo TDC Award (Japan) / Merit
Japan Package Design Award (Japan) / Bronze
2008
18th Times Asia-Pacific Advertising Awards (China) / Selected Prize
2000
Yomiuri Advertisement Award (Japan) / Winning Prize

EXHIBITION

2019.10-11
Viewing Contrast” at (place) by method, Tokyo
2019.10
Roppongi Color Canyon at Tokyo Midtown Design Touch, Tokyo
2019.02
Human-Nature at Red Dot Design Museum, Singapore
2019.04
Bring Color into Your Life at Fuori Salone, Milano
2019.04
Living Colours at Japan Louse London, London
2018.09
Biology of metal at Japan Louse London, London
2018.04
Bring Color into Your Life at Fuori Salone, Milano
2016.09-11
Life Stripe at Kenpoku Art 2016, Kitaibaraki
2016.09
Paper Garden at Spiral Garden, Tokyo
2016.04
Casa Gife at Fuori Salone, Milano
2015.10
Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival at Axis Gallery, Tokyo
2015.10
Life Stripe at Daikanyama T-Site, Tokyo
2015.07
Life Type at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2015.04
Life Type at Fuori Salone, Milano
2015.03
Life Stripe at Embassy of Japan in Switzerland, Bern
2015.01
Life Type at Kiito, Koube
2014.10
Life Stripe at RappaxMuseum, Basel
2014.09
Life Stripe at Atelier Initial, La Neuveille
2014.04
Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival in Sharing Design by Milano Makers at Fuori Salone, Milano
2014.04
Life Stripe at OBR, Milan
2014.04
Life Stripe at Fuori Salone, Milano
2013.04
Life Stripe at Fuori Salone, Milano
2013.04
Making as Living at 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo
2013.01
Making as Living at Kiito, Koube
2012.06
Live Colorfully! – A Creative support to Tohoku at Spiral Garden, Tokyo
2012.04
Life Stripe at Fuori Salone, Milano
2011.07
Life Stripe at Traumaris, Tokyo
2010.04
ITO, Tokyo
2006.08
Life Stripe at Yokohama Bay Quarter Parking Gallery, Yokohama

WORKSHOP

2019.05
Through Dialogue with Colour – Chance and Certainty for art teacher’s in South Zone 1,  Singapore
2018.11
Through Dialogue with Colour – Chance and Certainty for Singapore teacher’s Academy at the ARTS,  Singapore
2017.11
Life Wave, Life Sound at Meguro Persimmon Hall & The Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo
2017.02
Design Camp – Dialogue with Color
at The Meguro Museum of Art & Herman Miller Japan Ltd., Tokyo
2017.01
Next 10 years at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2015.10
Life Stripe at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China
2015.06
Life Type at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2015.04
Life Type at ILFISCHIO.Doc, Milano
2015.03
Life Stripe at Embassy of Japan in Switzerland, Bern
2014.12
Life Type at Kiito, Koube
2014.06
Pencil Workshop at Ishinomaki, Miyagi
2013.11
Life Stripe at The University of Milan
2013.11
Life Stripe at The University of the Republic of San Marino
2012.12
Life Type at Nagaoka Institute of Design, Niigata
2012.11
Paper balloon, Tokyo
2012.04
Life Stripe at Minamisoma Children, Nagano
2011.09
Life Stripe at Yappeshi Festival, Oofunato
2011.06
Life Type at UeFes, Yoyogiuehara
2011.02
Life Type at CLASKA, Tokyo
2010.12
Life Stripe at Dictionary Club, Tokyo
2009.10
Life Stripe at Nippon Engineering College, Tokyo
2008.10
Life Stripe at Nippon Engineering College, Tokyo
2007.11
Life Stripe at TamagawaK-12, Tokyo

PUBLICATION

2019