Art Director/Creative Director/Branding Director
YOSHIHIRO KOBAYASHI

1983 Graduates, Department of Design, Aichi Prefectural University of
Fine Arts and Music
1983 Enters Suntory Limited, Advertising Division
1994 Leaves Suntory Limited, Advertising Division
1995 Establishes KOBAYASHI DIRECTION INC.
2014 Enters KOBAYASHI DIRECTION INC.
[In Japan]
1987 Tokyo ADC Awards | ADC Award Nomination
1988 JAGDA(Japan Graphic Designers Association) | New Designer Award
1990 All Japan Radio & Television Commercial Confederation
ACC Music Award(Ellie My Love)
1993 Dentsu Advertising Awards | Poster Merit Award Newspaper Merit Award
1993 All Japan Radio & Television Commercial Confederation
ACC Award Series Award Topic Award
1994 Mainichi Advertisement Design Competition | Grand Prix
1994 JR-East Poster Grand Prix Awards | Gold Prize
1996 Asahi Advertising Award | Merit Award
1998 The Japan Newspaper Publishers & Editors Association Awards | Grand Prix
1999 Mainichi Advertisement Design Competition | Merit Award
1999 Yomiuri Advertising Awards | Grand Prix
1999 JR-East Poster Grand Prix Awards | Grand Prix
2000 Asahi Advertising Award | Merit Award
2000 Fujisankei Advertising Award | Gold Prize
2000 Tokyo ADC Awards | ADC Award
2001 Tokyo ADC Awards | ADC Award Nomination
2003 Nikkei Advertising Awards | Grand Prix
2004 Dentsu Advertising Awards | Newspaper Merit Award
2008 Tokyo ADC Awards | ADC Award Nomination(2 Categories)
2009 Dentsu Advertising Awards | Newspaper Associate Award
[Overseas]
1986 Brno International Poster Biennale | Merit Award
1986 Warszawa International Poster Biennale | Merit Award
1987 Lahti International Poster Biennale | Merit Award
1989 Lahti International Poster Biennale | Bronze Award
1990 New York ADC | Merit Award
1991 Lahti International Poster Biennale | Grand Prix
2004 The New York Festivals | Bronze Award
1990 Paris Arts Festival Designated participant (Advertising Photo Division)
1991 Japan Festival(Design Museum London)
2007 Tokyo Midtown DESIGN HUB
Graphic Exhibtion(10 posters selected for exhibit)

Permanent collection Design Museum London
Permanent collection Musashino Art University Museum
Competition of 2020 TOKYO Olympic emblem