Art Director, Graphic Designer
Born 1947. Founded Beans in 1978. He has worked as artistic director for advertising, music, publishing, and TV. His practice continues to traverse genres with audacious design works that employ photography and typography. Past awards include Grand prix at Tokyo ADC and Tokyo TDC, Yamana Award at the Japan Advertising Awards, and the Mainichi Design Award.
In 2000, Ryota become freelance photographer in the field of architecture, Release his photography book “TOKYO SKYTREE” and “Not Found”. Awarded Tokyo ADC in 2010.
Born in Tokyo, 1983. His lated work capturing Japanese traditional festival “The Folk” have been featured in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine in Japan, France, Italy, Spain and more. Currently actively working in advertising, music and magazines.
Born in Kobe,1975. While working as commercial photographer, she is passionately working on her own project capturing animals and all the things we are surrounded in our daily lives. Awarded Tokyo ADC 2019 Grand prize, Cannon New Cosmos Photography Grand Prize and more.