G SIX

Imbuing the “GSIX” Logotype with Ginza’s Poise

VISUAL IDENTITY
原研哉

Ginza Stories

Designer

Kenya Hara


Born in Okayama Prefecture in 1958, Kenya Hara is President of Nippon Design Center and a professor at Tokyo's Musashino Art University. Much of his work is deeply rooted in Japanese culture, including the programs for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Nagano Winter Olympic Games (1998) and the official poster for Expo 2005 held in Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture. He is a renowned designer of things as well as experiences. In addition to GINZA SIX’s overall visual identity, he has developed the visual identity for its TSUTAYA store.

(2016年9月インタビュー)
Interview and Text by Yuka Okada / Photographs by Satoko Imazu

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