Taku Bannai
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Bunkyō-ku, Sekiguchi, Japan
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Taku Bannai

Born in 1972, Tokyo.
Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Tama Art University, Department of Graphic Design
Started his profession as an illustrator with multiple design & advertisement companies.
His signature style uses human, natural or urban subjects,
combined with soft, organic expressions and simple but unique frameworks & colors.

His recent works include designing of the cover pages of a monthly magazine,
“Pen”, and creating illustrations for the magazine “SKYWARD”, JAL’s monthly inflight magazine.
He also designed advertisements for Japan Post Bank Co., Ltd., FUJIFILM, etc.
He additionally collaborated on illustrations for various books, magazines, and theatres.
Currently belongs to MJ Illustrations.

[Competitions]

2013 “The Choice” #181 finalist
2012 2nd Illustrators Communication Competition award winner

[Exhibitions]

2015
Nov “16.5℃”an annual exhibition by 5 artists at Ban-Kan cafe, Koenji;
Jan “MJ Illustrations, Vol. 7” at STRIPED HOUSE GALLERY, Roppongi

2014
Nov “16.5℃”, an annual exhibition by 5 artists, at Ban-kan cafe, Koenji
Mar “Postal Cards Exhibition Vol.1”, at Yoyogi-Village, Yoyogi

2013
Nov “MJ Illustrations Vol. 6” at PATER’S Shop and Gallery, Harajuku
Sep “Drawing adjectives” at Gallery DAZZLE, Kita-Aoyama

2012
Aug “Vacancies” at Gallery DAZZLE, Kita-Aoyama

[Major clients]

JAL (Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.)/Japan Post Co., Ltd./FUJIFILM/
CCC Media House Co., Ltd./KADOKAWA/GENTOSHA INC./
KOKUYO Co.,Ltd./ITOYA/and more others.

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