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JAGDA New Designer Awards Exhibition 2003

Masahiro Kakinokihara, Noriaki Hayashi & Manabu Mizuno

  • DATES : Mon. June 2 - Fri. June 27, 2003

Manabu Mizuno

Creative director, creative consultant, and principal of good design company, Manabu Mizuno was born in Tokyo in 1972. He graduated from Tama Art University in 1996 with a degree in Graphic Design. After initially working at Pablo Production and then DRAFT, he founded good design company in 1998. He undertakes the total spectrum of design-related work: from brand creation to logo design, product planning, package design, interior design, and consulting.
Mizuno’s major works to date include: the “iD” NFC payment service for NTT DOCOMO; Design Brand Up Project for Sotetsu Holdings; the “Kumamon” mascot character for Kumamoto Prefecture; Nakagawa Masashichi Shoten; East Japan Railway’s “JRE POINT” program; “Kayanoya” products for Kubara Honke; Aeon’s “HOME COORDY” brand; Kowa Company’s “TENERITA” and “FLANDERS LINEN PREMIUM” brands; Aeon Retail’s “KIDS REPUBLIC”; “Oisix”; Nitoms’ “STALOGY”; “HYDEE.B” and “HYDEE.II” bicycles through collaboration between VERY and Bridgestone; Kuroki Honten; corporate identity for the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Tokyo Midtown; etc. Mizuno also undertakes creative direction of “THE,” a brand he himself planned and operates.
good design company’s major awards received include: London International Awards (Gold, Silver), The One Show (Gold, Silver, Bronze), D&AD Awards (Silver, Bronze), CLIO Awards (Silver, Bronze), Asahi Advertising Award, Mainichi Advertising Design Award, Nikkei Advertising Award, JAGDA New Designer Award, etc.
Mizuno has also published a number of books, all in Japanese.