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Interview with the Designers of the 2018 D-BROS Calendar “I Want To Be…”

10/25/2017 Arisa Okada, Interview, Products, Takuma Fukuzawa Eriko Fujitani 7 min read

A calendar that you can enjoy each and every day – The calendar this year has stickers you can you attach to the calendar, right? Fukuzawa: That’s right. Our goal was to make a fun calendar that’s very D-BROS, and one where our customers can participate in. – What was the design theme? Okada: This time, the theme was “transformation.” A polar bear becomes a…

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New Gift Boxes for our Flower Vases Exclusively Available at GINZA SIX!

9/21/2017 Information Eriko Fujitani 3 min read

Our “Flower Vase” vases are very popular as small gifts and souvenirs. At our GINZA SIX store, we now offer gift boxes for our flower vases that are perfect for such gifts. Last weekend, we launched new box designs exclusively available at GINZA SIX! Vividly colored flowers and the word “Ginza” adorn the boxes. There are 4 kinds: 2 regular-sized boxes, and 2 mini-sized boxes…

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Announcing All of Our 2018 D-BROS Calendars!

9/13/2017 Information, Products Eriko Fujitani 7 min read

For all of you who have been looking forward to our D-BROS calendars every year, the wait is over! Just like in past years, our designers have come up with the highest quality calendars, reflecting their passion and dedication. For the first time ever, we are featuring all of our 2018 calendars in this magazine today! For 2018, KIGI designers Ryosuke Uehara and Yoshie Watanabe,…

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Our New Cups and Saucers are Now on Sale at our GINZA SIX Store and Web Store!

7/31/2017 Editor's Blog, Products Eriko Fujitani 3 min read

Embodying surprise, D-BROS’s “Cup & Saucer” is one of our popular products wherein the pattern on the saucer is reflected on the cup which has a mirrored finish. Together with the opening of our D-BROS GINZASIX store, 12 new cup and saucer designs make their debut! When we asked the two designers of KIGI who were in charge of the art direction for these new…

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Part 6 of a Dialogue with Satoru Miyata – The D-BROS GINZA SIX Store as a New Endeavor

7/10/2017 Dialogue with Satoru Miyata Eriko Fujitani 9 min read

–It’s been almost two months since the opening of the D-BROS GINZA SIX store. Please tell us again what D-BROS wants to do and convey at a place such as Ginza, and about D-BROS’s activities at GINZA SIX. miyata:First, there is the relationship between a globalized, modern society and the Japanese people’s way of life. In Japan, there are four seasons, flowers bloom in profusion,…

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D-BROS’s Traditional Crafts Project “D-BROS at GINZA SIX” Wins the ADC Member Award!

7/7/2017 Information, Products Eriko Fujitani 3 min read

The 2017 ADC Awards were announced recently, and D-BROS’s traditional crafts project “D-BROS at GINZA SIX” won an ADC Member Award! The ADC Awards are given by the Tokyo Art Directors Club which was founded in 1952, and are chosen by all 75 members of the club. Judging on submitted works ranging from posters, newspapers, magazines, TV commercials and others, the members choose the year’s…

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The D-BROS GINZA SIX STORE, A New Concept Store by D-BROS is Now Open!

5/31/2017 Editor's Blog, Information, Products Eriko Fujitani 6 min read

Last April 20th, D-BROS’s new store opened at GINZA SIX, the new, much-talked-about facility in Ginza, Tokyo. Most of the array of products at this store are based on the theme of “traditional Japanese culture,” and were especially developed for GINZA SIX. Designers embarked on challenges that have never been done before, and they all started by examining traditional culture and techniques. From this fusion…

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Utilizing the Creator’s Diary: Using the Lower Half for Projects Freely

2/17/2017 Editor's Blog, Products Eriko Fujitani 4 min read

The Creator’s Diary presently being sold at D-BROS is a Gantt Chart-type diary wherein each day’s schedule is written on the upper, vertically-lined part, and the plans for each task or project is written on the lower, horizontally-lined part.   A Section for Projects is Important The greatest feature of this diary is its lower half which is a section for projects. It is formatted…

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We Asked the Designer of the 2017 D-BROS Calendar “Typeface Calendar” About His Thoughts on the Calendar’s Production Process

2/14/2017 Interview, Kazuya Iwanaga, Products Eriko Fujitani 11 min read

The calendars in our classic Typeface Calendar series are simple calendars that utilize the beauty and characteristics of the typeface itself. Since the calendar’s launch in 2007, we’ve chosen a typeface each year to serve as that year’s calendar theme. For its tenth year, we’ve chosen the serif typeface Garamond, which is a classic example of an Old Roman font, to use in the 2017…

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Get Our Calendars and Diaries at Reasonable Prices. Our Winter Sale has Begun!

2/9/2017 Information Eriko Fujitani 4 min read

Our 2017 calendars and diaries are now on sale at our D-BROS WEB STORE! If you’ve been curious about our calendars and diaries or haven’t bought them yet, now’s your chance. As Mr. Miyata, the president of our company DRAFT, says, “preparation is courage.” It is important to have a plan – this is the way to achieve your goals. To schedule your time and…