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)

 

 

Awards

2019

Golden Pin Design Award (Taiwan)/As jury for final selection

Dezeen Award/Longlisted as designer of the year

2018

German Design Award (Germany)/Winner

2017

Red Dot Design Award: Communication Design (Germany)/Red Dot Award

Red Dot Design Award: Communication Design (Germany)/Winner

Red Dot Design Award: Product Design (Germany)/Red Dot Award

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

2019

SPREAD SOLO EXHIBITION “Viewing Contrast” Place by method, Tokyo     http://wearemethod.com

“Roppongi Color Canyon” at Tokyo Midtown Design Touch, Tokyo     https://www.tokyo-midtown.com/en/

“Life Stripe in ”Human-Nature” Red Dot Design Museum, Singapore

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

Life 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

2019-05

“Through Dialogue with Colour – Chance and Certainty” For Art Teachers’ in South Zone1,  Singapore

2018-11

“Through Dialogue with Colour – Chance and Certainty” Singapore Teachers’ Academy for the aRts,  Singapore

2017-02

“Life wave, Life sound” At Meguro Persimmon Hall & The Meguro Museum of Art ,Tokyo

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

 

Publishing