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“The Public and Design” Lecture

  • (Lecture)
  • When: 28 September 2012 | 18:30-20:30
  • Where: Auditorium, TCDC

TCDC in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, Bangkok and NPO Plus Arts present a lecture by Bunpei Yorifuji, the illustrator of JISHIN ITSUMO project which aims to teach the knowledge and skills of disaster preparedness to children and those who may not ordinarily be interested in disaster preparedness through creative activities such as design and art.

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TCDC in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, Bangkok and NPO Plus Arts present a lecture by Bunpei Yorifuji, the illustrator of JISHIN ITSUMO project which aims to teach the knowledge and skills of disaster preparedness to children and those who may not ordinarily be interested in disaster preparedness through creative activities such as design and art.

Bunpei Yorifuji is the Art director and Representative of Bunpei Ginza, Ltd. In this lecture, he will discuss how design can be made approachable to the general public and what benefits this brings. He will also introduce his design works at the exhibition “Always Prepare: Living with Changes” and will talk about his projects for the public from his own perspective.


This lecture is held as part of “Always Prepare: Living with Changes” , an exhibition by TCDC in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, Bangkok and Japanese non-profit organisation Plus Arts.

About the speaker:

Bunpei Yorifuji graduated with a degree of Visual Communication Design from Musashino Art University. He founded the Yorifuji Design Office in 1998 and Bunpei Ginza Ltd. in 2000. In recent years, he has been particularly active as an art director for advertising and book design. He also works as an illustrator, having a number of publications to his credit.

Mr. Yorifuji has created advertisements for many leading companies. Recent projects include:
For Tokyo Metro: ‘TOKYO WONDERGROUND’ and ‘We are the Tokyo Navigator’.
For JT Inc.: ‘Otona Tabako Yohsei Koza’ (Lecture on Tobacco for Adults) and ‘Mana no Kizuki’ (Manners Awareness).
For Glico Dairy Products Co, Ltd.: ‘Shirokuro Tstukenai Café au Lait’ .
Publications include:
‘Un Kokoro’ published by Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha, Ltd.
‘Jishin Itsumo Note’ published by Kirakusha, Inc.
‘Genso Seikatsu’ published by Kagakudojin Publishing Co., Inc.
‘Rakugaki Master’ published by Bijutsu Shuppan Holdings Co., Ltd.
www.bunpei.com

Agenda
17.30 – 18.30 Registration
18.30 – 20.30 Lecture

Free Admission

Please reserve your seat at TCDC Information Counter, Tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 213, 214 (Closed Mondays), or via Online Reservation system.

Remark:
1. Please reserve your seat in advance by phone or online.
2. On-site registration opens one hour before the scheduled start time. For those who have made advance reservation, please register to confirm your seat at least 30 minutes before the event starts.
3. This lecture is recommended for college students in faculty of arts and design, designers, and creators.
4. Conducted in Japanese with Thai translation.
5. Parking fee is subject to The Emporium’s terms and conditions. TCDC will provide free 2-hour parking coupon for attendees.

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