Showcase "AOYAMA CREATORS STOCK 08: Akiko Sekimoto—PAPER POCKET"
This is the eighth in a series of solo exhibits of graphic designers held in Aoyama MIHONCHO's showcase.
The featured designer this time is Akiko Sekimoto.
transforms into a creation or product through the application of various methods.
Paper has so many possibilities, and witnessing the process of transformation can reveal attractive new forms.
I wanted to create something that retained the forms that the process revealed. (Akiko Sekimoto)
gaining a masters from the same university, Sekimoto joined DRAFT Inc.
She has particular expertise in branding projects that leverage graphic design, including
corporate identity, package design, product development, sales promotion, and advertising.
Significant clients include Kanro Co., Ltd. (Hitotubu Kanro), the Kyoto dyer’s brand Shirushizome Sugishita,
the Okayama label printer product brand Iwainonifuda, Tokyo Midtown, and Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum.
Awards include the ADC Award, JAGDA New Designer Award, Japan Package Design Awards Grand Prix,
CS Design Award (Semi Grand Prix), and Red Dot Award.