GEOGRAFIA is a product series that employs geography, topography and the earth as themes. A number of different items that draw on special processing techniques and printing technology methods employed by printing companies are presented. We aim to attribute a shape in the form of products that can experience information, besides the printing technology disseminates information.
Company - MARUMO PRINTING
A long-established printing company located in Mitoyo-City, Kagawa prefecture, Japan.
After Akio Okuda became CEO, the company started to develop unique printing techniques such as UV-screen printing and 3D printing; also the quality of paper products was improved. They have expanded their horizons as a printing company by shifting business way from working solely on commercial printing to planning and producing their own brands.
They have been expanding the sales of GEOGRAFIA products all over the world.
Design - DRILL DESIGN
Design Studio by Yusuke Hayashi and Yoko Yasunishi.
After their college education, both studied design and founded DRILL DESIGN in the year 2000. They offer complete project solutions in various fields such as Product Design, Graphic Design and Interior Design .The products (mainly everyday objects such as furniture, stationery, gardening tools and kitchen utensils) are selling in several countries, including the MoMA Store in New York. They have won numerous awards, such as the prestigious Red Dot design award (in Germany) and the Good Design Special Award.
They are in charge of direction and design in Geografia projects.