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Kasai, Kaoru

Art director

Project Area : 
Graphic Design / Advertising Design / Signage / Packaging / Editorial, Book Design / CI, VI, Branding, Consulting / Movie / Spatial Design

SUN-AD COMPANY LIMITED
kasai@sun-ad.co.jp

Born in Sapporo, Japan in 1949.
He has worked for Bunka Printing Co., Ltd., Ohtani Design Laboratory, and then in 1973, he began working for SUN-AD COMPANY LIMITED.
He worked on long-term campaigns for Suntory Oolong Tea and for UNITED ARROWS clothing lines. However, his activities are not limited advertising. He has also worked on art promotions for movies and plays, Corporate Identity signs, space planning, and book covers designs.
He has received several awards for his work including the Tokyo ADC Award, the Mainichi Design Award, and a book design cultural award from Kodansha Ltd.
Mr. Kasai released some books entitled “Kaoru Kasai’s Work and Environment” (Rikuyosha Co., Ltd.), “World Graphic Design 35 – Kaoru Kasai” (TRANSART INC.), “Kasai Koaru 1968”(ADP Company).
He is also a member of the Tokyo Art Directors Club, the Japan Graphic Designers Association, the Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Exhibition,"SEVEN" in Hong Kong

Poster

2005

Suntory Oolong tea

Poster

2006

United Arrows

Magazine Advertising

2008

Ractive-roppongi

Sign

2009