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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…

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Our D-BROS New Year Cards that we Have Been Offering since 2012

2/15/2016 Editor's Blog, Information Eriko Fujitani 2 min read

Our D-BROS New Year cards that we have been offering since 2012 were featured in DPI (Vol. 202), a Taiwanese magazine that introduces illustrations from all over the world. It’s quite a big spread – 12 pages of our cards! It also highlighted ten designers who worked on our New Year cards for 2016. We would like to continue valuing Japan’s unique “New Year card…

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Draft Art Director Eriko Kawakami Wins the 2016 JAGDA New Designer Award

2/5/2016 Eriko Kawakami, Information Eriko Fujitani 3 min read

After winning the 2015 ADC Award, Draft art director Eriko Kawakami was awarded the JAGDA New Designer Award for 2016. The JAGDA New Designer Award is an annual award given by the Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA) to a number of promising graphic designers who are expected to succeed. As a gateway to success for designers, the award has turned out talent in great numbers…

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D-BROS will finally start selling its Calendars and Diaries for 2016!

10/9/2015 Editor's Blog, Information, Products Eriko Fujitani 2 min read

D-BROS Calendars and Diaries  are tremendously popular. Finally, the 2016 versions will begin to be sold! Starting today, we will share with you each product’s details at the D-BROS MAGAZINE. ▼Buy the 2016 D-BROS calendars here D-BROS TOKYO ▼Buy the 2016 D-BROS diary here D-BROS TOKYO Production for the 2016 calendars started in February, early into 2015. The designers for the 2016 versions are: D-BROS…

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We now sell “KIKOF” on the D-BROS WEB STORE!

7/2/2015 Information Chi-na Lee 1 min read

KIKOF is a product brand born from the Mother Lake Products Project. It was joint-developed with KIGI, which mainly operates in Tokyo producing various creations from graphics, products, fashion, and traditional craftsmen who operate around the Biwako Lake in the Shiga Prefecture. The octagon base created only from straight lines has a simple final shape that looks like it was molded by paper. This expression…