Finalist at The 9th International Poster Triennial in Toyama!

Leaf Man was chosen as a finalist in the Advertising category at global poster competition, International Poster Triennial in Toyama (IPT). This is the only international poster design competition in Japan that happens every three years. This year, there were 4516 entrants and only 409 became finalists. The artworks are displayed at Modern Art of Toyama from 18 July to 27 Sep. The booklet of the posters is available at 2,100 Yen, too.


Leaf Man is in Archive Special 200 BEST ILLUSTRATORS WORLDWIDE 09/10! The magazine introduces global trend of graphic design and this particular issue uniquely features illustrators around the world. The magazine should be available at bookstores and you may find several Japanese illustrators in it, too.

Leaf Man has won Gold medals at Society of Illustrators 51 and 3×3 Pro Show!

Society of Illustrators is one of the two most prestigious illustration competitions in the U.S held by Society of Illustrators, a New York based organisation established in 1901. The award is known to be a stepping stone for students and professionals aspiring for careers as illustrators. The society introduced online entry system this year which resulted in 20% increase of entries compared to last year and made even tougher for entrants to win medals.
3×3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration is an illustration art magazine mainly sold in the US. 3x3 Pro Show is a competition hosted by the organisation. Unfortunately, the magazine is not available in Japan.