Katsumi Tamura-Ntt East 2014 Calendar “happy Town” Calendar
At Design Interviews
Interview with Katsumi Tamura : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Katsumi Tamura : Life, Nature and City etc. ― all thing's shapes and colors surrounding myself. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Katsumi Tamura : My designs focus on making a user happy and affluent. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Katsumi Tamura : I want many people to know our products. Besides, I'm glad that fun of our products increase by taking advantage of this awards. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Katsumi Tamura : 4 months .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Katsumi Tamura : No. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Katsumi Tamura : This is designed as functional, beautiful and joyful calendar for corporate promotion. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Katsumi Tamura : It is easy to understand, and has quite impact. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Katsumi Tamura : Adobe Illustrator .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Katsumi Tamura : User can make original townscape by arranging sheets. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Katsumi Tamura : Creative Director: Takuya Okamoto, Account Executive: Eri Ito, Art Director: Katsumi Tamura, Designer: Takahiro Sugawara, Copywriter: Toshiyuki Nagamatsu and Printing Director: Osami Gondaira .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Katsumi Tamura : Our designs and products are supported by precision paper processing technologies. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Katsumi Tamura : I challenge to bring out character and potential of paper. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Katsumi Tamura : I choose competitions which are operated sincerely, and promise a sound effect by getting award. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Katsumi Tamura : No. .
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