Tokyo Midtown Design Hub
Graphic Design in Japan 2016

Tokyo Midtown Design Hub 59th Exhibition

Graphic Design in Japan 2016


To commemorate the publication of the design annual “Graphic Design in Japan 2016”, Japan Graphic Designers Association showcases a total of 300 pieces from the book, ranging from general merchandises, books, packages, symbols and logos, posters, websites and moving images, to spatial design for exhibitions and shops.


Dates: Friday 17 June – Monday 8 August 2016
Open daily 11:00–19:00 / Admission free
Venue: Tokyo Midtown Design Hub (Midtown Tower 5F)
Organizer: Tokyo Midtown Design Hub
Produced by: Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc.

Related Event
Talk events by graphic designers and art directors will be held at the venue.

“Future Direction of Graphic Design 1”
Date:Tue 2 August, 7pm-8.30pm
Guests: Yutaka Kimura (grahpic designer; head, Central67), Tetsuma Maki (graphic Designer; movie director; head, Fantasista Inc.), and Norio Nakamura (JAGDA Yearbook Committee; head, Norio Nakamura Studio)

“Future Direction of Graphic Design 2”
Date: Wed 3 August, 7pm-8.30pm
Guests: Hiroshi Ito (art director; head, Groovisions); Kazunari Hattori, Atsuki Kikuchi and Ryoji Tanaka (JAGDA Yearbook Committee)

Venue: Tokyo Midtown Design Hub
Capacity: 100 seats and some standing room
Please book your seat from Event pages: talk-1, talk-2

JAGDA Annual Graphic Design in Japan 2016
The book contains selected 600 works with 1,500 plates, presenting the latest world-class graphic designs created by Japanese designers, which also serves as a database.

Posters, General Graphics/CI, VI, Symbols, Logotypes & Typefaces/Book & Editorial Design/Package Design/Newspaper & Magazine Advertising/Ambient Design & Spatial Graphics/Interactive Design/Videos/Integrated Design

– Editor-in-Chief: Kazunari Hattori
– Book Design: Tomoko Yamashita
– Edit/Publication: Japan Graphic Designers Association Inc.
– Price: 16,200 Yen (tax included)