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)