conductor of design
(art director / designer / artist)
Born in Tokyo in 1977. Represents artless Inc. Shun Kawakami has been actively involved in a wide array of creative endeavors including design, art, branding, interactive, video, product, installation, and space production.
In 2013, he got Gold Prize of OneShow New York. Also, he won the Gold Prize at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. He made visual art for a TV channel in Helsinki, Finland (ch4).
In 2008, he was selected to participate in the Japan Design Exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs (Musée du Louvre, Paris), sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to commemorate the 150th year of Japan-France exchange.
Shun Kawakami has been energetically involved in sponsoring exhibitions and projects in Japan and overseas as well as curation while also submitting his arts & design works to different media.
The Art Directors Club (New York)
ADC / Young Guns (New York)
D&AD (London, UK)
Japan Graphic Designers Association / JAGDA
The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival (Gold Prize)
The One Show (Gold Prize)
NY ADC: Young Gun 6
London International Award
Tokyo Interactive Ad Award
Good Design Award