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Yokohama’s Point of Origin

6/27/2017 Asako Koyama, Designer's Blog Asako Koyama 4 min read

Hello, I am the designer Asako Koyama. Presently, I am working on architecture-related work, so I love walking around and looking at architectural structures. Yokohama is my hometown, and there are so many buildings in Yokohama that I recommend, but I especially want you to see “Osanbashi Yokohama.” Its formal name is “Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal.” It’s mainly a terminal for passenger ships from…

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We Asked the Designers of the 2017 D-BROS Calendar “JUMP” About Their Thoughts on the Production Process (Part 2)

10/17/2016 Asako Koyama, Interview, Products, Takuma Fukuzawa Eriko Fujitani 5 min read

This is part 2 of our interview with Takuma Fukuzawa and Asako Koyama, the designers of “JUMP,” the D-BROS animal calendar for 2017. In part 1, they talked about behind-the-scenes stories about their work on “JUMP.” In this post, we asked about the differences between their usual work in advertising and monozukuri (making things) with D-BROS, and their thoughts about working. >>Click here for “We…

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We Asked the Designers of the 2017 D-BROS Calendar “JUMP” About Their Thoughts on the Production Process (Part 1)

10/13/2016 Asako Koyama, Interview, Products, Takuma Fukuzawa Eriko Fujitani 7 min read

Finally, our 2017 calendars and Creator’s Diary are now available at our Web Store. Every year, our calendar from our animal series is highly popular, with last year’s version selling out in November. In this post, we talk to art director Takuma Fukuzawa and designer Asako Koyama about their thoughts on the production process of this year’s animal calendar. – The 2016 animal calendar was…

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Precisely Because It’s Something That I Use Every Day

8/23/2016 Asako Koyama, Designer's Blog Asako Koyama 2 min read

Hello, I’m Asako Koyama, a designer. Ever since I’ve joined DRAFT, there are things that I always buy whenever I go overseas. And those things are sticky note pads – the kind that you can write notes on. And that’s because I write notes for lots of people who have missed incoming phone calls. I write a lot of these in a day, so relatively…