Kenjiro Sano - Japan
Art Director/Creative Director
Founder - MR_DESIGN & MR_DESIGN_NEWYORK
Professor - Tama Art University, Department of Integrated Design
An Art Director who takes on graphic design projects for client that range from Suntory, Toyota, to Shiseido, Uniqlo, and advertisement design for Tokyo International Film Festival.
Packaging design includes “Toro Mame” in Japan, which has surpassed over 1.8 billion meals this year. His packaging design for “Tsuyahime”, a rice brand from Yamagata prefecture has also won an award from Topawards.
His original product “nico” is sold worldwide — in MoMa, Colette (Paris), Design Museum (London), Mori Museum (Tokyo), and Merci (Paris).
Other notable awards include: Gold at Cannes Lions, Yusaku Kamekura Design Award, D&AD Yellow Pencil, NY ADC Gold, ONE SHOW GOLD, TRANSIT ADVERTISING AWARDS GRAND PRIX, JAPAN PACKAGE DESIGN AWARD GOLD, amongst more.