Art director and graphic designer born in Kawasaki, Kanagawa. After graduating from the College of Art of Nihon University, he initially worked at Sony Music Entertainment Inc. before going freelance. He has published a number of books (including collaborations with Masahiko Sato and Nobumichi Tosa) on advertising and other topics. Among his awards received to date are a New York ADC Silver Prize, Excellent Prize at Media Arts Festival by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, a Tokyo TDC Award, and a Bologna Ragazzi Award (Honorable Mention) for his children’s picture book Dottoko Zoo.
The exhibition will introduce Nakamura’s creative work from a career spanning more than 25 years. It includes: his PlayStation “I.Q.” and “Maywa Denki” graphics from the 1990s; his more recent Dottoko Zoo, A Scientist and His Amazing Pool, and works from his solo show at 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, “Measuring: This much, That much, How much?”; plus new works specially created for this exhibition.