The name “OUWN” represents a desire for both yourselves (U) and ourselves (OWN) to engage in shared dialogue and understanding.
Focused on art direction, we work in a wide variety of domains, such as graphics, web, fashion, video, and sign design.
We use various methods, and hope that through them, we can put a smile on many faces.
- Creative studio OUWN
- 03 – 6416 – 5311 [ +81 – 3 – 6416 – 5311 ]
- Kubo Bldg. 501, 1-7-4, Ohashi,
- General Planning and Production of Graphic Design
- Planning of Production of CI・BI・VI
- Development and Production of Various Types of
Interface and Web Design
- Planning, Support, and Production of
Culture and Arts Business
- Planning, Support, and Production of Event Business
- The sale of goods and information using the Internet or
- Planning, Production, and Sales of Publications
- Planning, Production and Sales of Misc. Goods
- Trademark Rights, Design Rights, and Copyright.
- All business incidental to the preceding items
Founder / Art director / Designer
Born in Tokyo in 1983. After MR_DESIGN, established “OUWN.” Is involved in proposing and creating a diverse range of projects, from graphics, signs, and fashion to the web and so on. In recent years, has mainly worked on the rebranding of THE SUIT COMPANY, PARCO’s Valentine advertisements, the renewal of ONE LUMINE, and so on.
Awards received in the past: Has received many awards both domestically and internationally such as the Good Design Award, TokyoADC’17 “PRIZE NOMINEE,” K DesignAward’17 “Gold,” and so on.
Also started the art project “People and Thought.” and in ’18, surpassed the framework of design to hold numerous exhibitions at Tsutaya Books Daikanyama and so on.
Born in 1979. After graduating from Tama Art University, Munechika went onto work at Kenjiro Harigai’s ANSWR firm, before co-founding “OUWN” in 2013.
Good Design Award, Tokyo ADC Annual Award “Honorable mention”(’19), Tokyo ADC Annual Award “Prize Nominee”(’18), K-Designl Award “Gold Winner”(’18 KOR), GraphisDesign “Gold Winner”(’18-’17 NY), Graphis Design “Silver Winner”(’19-’17 NY), Japan Package Design Awards “Honorable mention”(’17), RedDot Award “Honorable mention”(’16 Germany), JAGDA YUSAKU KAMEKURA AWARD “NOMINEE”（’18）, JAGDA “Honorable mention”(’18-’13), Tokyo TDC Annual Award “Honorable mention”(’19-’14), International Poster Triennial in Toyama “Honorable mention”(’15), JAGDA ThisONE!(’14), OneShowDesign Gold(’12), and more…
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