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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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Creator’s Diary 2018: From Start to Finish (An Introduction)

7/5/2017 Designer's Blog, Information, Products, Ren Yamakawa Ren Yamakawa 4 min read

Hello, I am the designer Ren Yamakawa. Along with assistant director Mr. Iwanaga, I’ve been chosen to be in charge of the 2018 Creator’s Diary. This post is “an introduction,” so I’d like to talk about my view of the Creator’s Diary as the person in charge of it for the very first time. Truthfully speaking, I’ve never been aware of the Creator’s Diary until…

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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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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…

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A New D-BROS Store Will Open This Spring!

1/20/2017 Information Eriko Fujitani 2 min read

On April 20, 2017, our new D-BROS store will open in Ginza, Tokyo! It will be located at GINZA SIX, a new commercial facility set to open at Ginza 6-chome, with the announcement about its opening having been extensively covered by the media recently. The Ginza store will be our new enterprise and flagship store. In recent years, visitors from overseas have increased. Ginza has…

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Our 2017 Calendars and Diary are Now on Sale!

10/3/2016 Information Eriko Fujitani 3 min read

Many of our customers look forward to our D-BROS calendars every year. Finally, our 2017 calendars and Creator’s Diary are now on sale! Since it’s something you’ll use every day for a year, we want it to be fun, and we hope that you’ll enjoy it as part of your décor. We started creating our D-BROS calendars with these in mind, and next year marks…

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Something Beloved by DRAFT Designers

6/20/2016 Information Eriko Fujitani 4 min read

It’s June, and time flies so fast that we’re now halfway through 2016. Last May, we featured designer Kazuya Iwanaga’s behind-the-scenes, secret stories about the production of the Creator’s Diary (from start to finish). He is now in the middle of creating next year’s 2017 calendar and diary. Product planning started in January, and the design and specifications were finally decided upon last month. Once…

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By Popular Demand, We’ve Mapped Out our Flower Vase Fairs Just for You!

5/2/2016 Information Chi-na Lee 3 min read

We often receive phone calls at the D-BROS office from people asking where they could buy our flower vases. We’re really happy during these moments – these are the times when we hear directly from our customers. We’re always inclined to respond that the flower vases are available at our own store at the second floor of “ecute” at Shinagawa Station, but the phone calls…

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Experience the Arrival of Spring by Decorating with Flowers

4/8/2016 Editor's Blog, Information Eriko Fujitani 5 min read

April begins today. It feels warmer, and it feels like spring is near. We’re also beginning to see many more colorful flowers at flower shops. We have new flowers at our DRAFT office every week; and the relaxing feeling that comes with looking at flowers is indeed wonderful. Our flower vase debuted in 2003, and since then, we have presented more than 70 different iterations…

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Due to popular demand, we now offer our poster-type calendar by the month!

3/31/2016 Information Eriko Fujitani 3 min read

Focusing on the typeface, our Typeface Calendar series pursues design that beautifully highlights the typeface itself. A calendar that’s becoming of a design-company, our Typeface Calendar is a D-BROS classic, having reached its ninth year this year since its launch in 2008. We now have three types in the Typeface Calendar line-up: beginning this year, we’ve added desktop and poster versions to the original wall-type…