New Printing—Multicolor printing on colored paper
This exhibition presents an experiment at printing art photography on colored paper,
an unusual choice for multicolor printing. This approach creates value and potential for printing
that goes further than simple reproduction. The result is “New Printing,” an exciting crossover
between photography, design, and printing.
Yamada Photo Process Co., Ltd.
The posters feature photographs with impressively beautiful color, each printed to take advantage of the color
of one of seven different types of colored paper. The collection is on sale at the venue during the exhibition.
in Visual Communication Design. Joined Hakuhodo Inc. in 2009 and then Six Inc. in 2013.
Projects include handling art direction for Laforet HARAJUKU, the JOSEPH fashion brand,
and the Mikiya Takimoto exhibition “crossover” at Laforet Museum, as well as designing CD jackets for RADWIMPS,
Chara, Masaki Suda, and Akiko Yano. Awards include the Tokyo ADC award, D&AD Award,
and the New York ADC Bronze award.
Over the course of more than forty years, he has collaborated with leading Japanese graphic designers,
photographers,and other creators to produce works using high-grade printing.
Other activities include serving as a part-timer lecturer at Kanazawa College of Art and lecturing
at MeMe Design School.
In 1992, he moved to Tokyo and worked at a studio before beginning an apprenticeship under Tamotsu Fujii in 1994.
Became an independent photographer in 1998 establishing Mikiya Takimoto Photograph Office.
Projects span a wide range of fields, from advertising photography, graphic art, and editorial work
in photography and film, along with his artistic perspective. His debut film Like Father,
Like Son (Soshite Chichininaru), directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, won the Prix du Jury
at the 66th Cannes Film Festival. He has created a unique cinematic world as the cinematographer
of the films Our Little Sister (Umimachi Diary) and The Third Murder (Sandome no Satsujin).