SPREAD

ABOUT

Haruna Yamada

Birthplace: Tokyo 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 prefecture 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. Member of the Institute of Graphic Designers in Japan (JAGDA)

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Awards

2016
Good Design Award (Japan)
Japan Tourism Poster Competition (Japan)
2015
German Design Award / 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 / Merit (Japan)
Tokyo TDC Award / Merit (Japan)
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 / Merit (Japan)
JAGDA Award / Merit (Japan)
2009
PENTAWARDS (Belgium) / Bronze
Yomiuri Advertisement Award/Award of Excellence (Japan)
Tokyo TDC Award / Merit (Japan)
Japan Package Design Award (Japan) / Bronze
2008
18th Times Asia-Pacific Advertising Awards (China) /Selected Prize
2000
Yomiuri Advertisement Award (Japan) / Winning Prize

Exhibitions

2016-09-11
Life Stripe Exhibition at KENPOKU ART 2016, Kitaibaraki
2016-09
Paper Garden at SPIRAL GARDEN, Tokyo
2016-04
CASA GIFU at Fuori Salone, Milano
2015-10
Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival at AXIS GALLERY, Tokyo
2015-10
2Life Stripe Exhibition at Daikanyama T-SITE, Tokyo
2015-07
Life Type Exhibition at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2015-04
Life Type Exhibition at Fuori Salone, Milano
2015-03
Life Stripe Exhibition at Embassy of Japan in Switzerland, Bern
2015-01
Life Type Exhibition at KIITO, Koube
2014-10
Life Stripe Exhibition at RappaxMuseum, Basel, Swiss
2014-09
Life Stripe Exhibition at Atelier Initial, La Neuveille, Swiss
2014-04
Tsubame-Sanjo Factory Festival in SHARING DESIGN by Milano Makers
2014-04
Life Stripe Exhibition at OBR office, Milan
2014-04
Life Stripe Exhibition at Fuori Salone, Milano
2013-04
Life Stripe Exhibition 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 Exhibition at Fuori Salone, Milano
2011-07
Life Stripe Exhibition at TRAUMARIS, Tokyo
2010-04
“ITO”(Scarf Brand), Tokyo
2006-08
~Life Stripe Exhibition at Yokohama Bay Quarter Parking Gallery

Workshops/Sessions

2017-02
Design Camp “Dialogue with color”
At The Meguro Museum of Art & Herman Miller Japan Ltd., Tokyo
2017-01
Artist Workshop “Next 10 years” at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2015-10
Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou China
2015-06
Life Type Workshop at The National Art Center, Tokyo
2015-04
Life Type Workshop at ILFISCHIO.Doc, Milano
2015-03
Life Stripe Session at Embassy of Japan in Switzerland, Bern
2014-12
Life Type Workshop at KIITO, Koube
2014-06
Pencil Workshop at Ishinomaki, Miyagi
2013-11
Life Stripe Session for The University of Milan
2013-11
Life Stripe Session for The University of the Republic of San Marino
2012-12
Life Type Workshop at Nagaoka Institute of Design, Niigata
2012-11
Paper balloon Workshop, Tokyo
2012-04
Life Stripe Workshop for Minamisoma Children, Nagano
2011-09
Life Stripe Workshop for Yappeshi Festival, Oofunato
2011-06
Life Type Workshop at UeFes, Yoyogiuehara
2011-02
Life Type Workshop at CLASKA, Tokyo
2010-12
Life Stripe Workshop at Dictionary Club, Tokyo
2009-10
Life Stripe Workshop for Nippon Engineering College, Oofunato
2008-10
Life Stripe Workshop for Nippon Engineering College, Oofunato
2007-11
Life Stripe Workshop for TamagawaK-12, Oofunato