Notable Projects

VI design for the representative customer commercial complexes in Kansai such as Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, CRYSTA Nagahori, Namba Parks, Cafe Eikokuya, Japanese modern inn “REN”.

Promotion design for Daimaru Department, Suntory, Koizumi, Osaka Gas.
Series of poster images for Koyasan.
Branding design for Samantha Thavasa・Beauty Project.

Prestigious Awards

I have won many design competitions both domestically and internationally such as the ADC of New York, International Poster Triennial in Toyama, the National Calendar Award, the National Catalog Poster Award, and the Nikkei Digital Publishing Grand Prix.

Prominent Art Work Publication


An art collection book of representative Japanese artists by worldwide art book publisher Taschen

ADC of New York yearbook

One of the world’s most prestigious yearbooks in the advertising art

JAGDA Yearbook

Art Year Book by Japan’s only Graphic Designers Association.

TDC Yearbook

Art Year Book by Japan Typography Association

Published in many Japanese and globally recognized design magazines such as Graphis, Character Design Yearbook, Pictogram Design Yearbook, Package Design Yearbook

Exhibition / Publication

Aqua Idol Exhibition

Personal Exhibition mainly on Kaiyukan’s posters

Collection Book "WORK. 1", "WORK. 2"

Collection Book of my core work in 1980s, 1990s

Prominent Speaker / Lecturer

JAGDA Osaka at the Apple Store Osaka
Nankai Dentetsu Line at Namba Parks
Osaka City at Yodoyabashi Odona
Osaka Communication Art at the main campus in Osaka

Prominent Judge

Advertising Dentsu Award

This is the most influential advertising award in Japan’s advertising world.
I have been a judge for 3 different fields for 15 years.

Itakura Logo Design Institute Director
Kasetu Souzou Inc. General Art Director
Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc. Member