SEIKO Watch held a SEIKO Prospex event from Nov.9 to Nov.10 at GINZA SIX. Okuyama, CEO of KOD who produced designing of Prospex LX line participated in a talk event with Mr. Masashi Murakami, Editor in chief, monthly magazine ENGINE, and introduced the behind-the-scene story of its development.
高級時計界のアカデミー賞と呼ばれ、時計業界で最も権威があるとされる「ジュネーブウォッチグランプリ」（Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Geneve）の2019年の結果がスイスで発表され、弊社がデザイン監修したSEIKO PROSPEX LXがダイバーズウォッチ部門の大賞を受賞しました。1968年の初代ダイバーの機能性を継承しながら、最新の重心バランスやザラツ仕上げを追求し、見事に進化した逸品であると高い評価を受けました。
The annual Grand Prix D’Horlogerie de Genève (or GPHG) , known as the Oscars of Watchmaking, awarded watches in Geneva, and SEIKO PROSPEX LX LINE which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN produced designing won the Diver’s Watch Prize.
On October 27th, “The Final Screening and Award Ceremony of EV Mobility Design Contest for International Students 2019” (sponsored by Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles) was held at Tokyo motor show 2019. After the review of the contest as a judge, Okuyama prased the 10 finalists and talked the challenges and aspirations with great expectations to future designers.
KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN がデザイン協力をしたTAJIMA-EVの次世代モビリティ「e-RUNNER ULP1/ULD1」が、第46回東京モーターショー2019に出展されました。本日17:30からプレスカンファレンスが行われ、TAJIMA-EV 田嶋社長、出光興産 木藤社長、弊社奥山が登壇しました。
Tajima-EV exhibited its next-generation mobility “e-RUNNER ULP1/ULD1” which Ken Okuyama Design cooperated in the desing at The 46th Tokyo Motor Show 2019, and Mr. Tajima, CEO of Tajima EV, Mr. Kitoh, CEO of Idemitsu Kosan, and Ken Okuyama, CEO of Ken Okuyama Design participated in the press conference held from 5:30pm.
Mr. Tajima and Ken Okuyama will be on a live TV program “Nikkei Plus 10” on BS TV-Tokyo from 10:20pm today. Please don’t miss it.
On October 8th, Runabout Engineering launched commemorative event for its new iOS/Android game application “Runabout Convoy” of which characters were designed by KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN, at Shibuya Sydax Culture Hall A. In the event, Okuyama CEO of KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN and Mr.Naito, CEO of Runabout Engineering’s talk show and a game battle between the two guests, Akina Minami and Junichi Davidson were held. Please visit the official website for further information for “Runabout Convoy”
On October 7th, The 2nd Expo/Growth IR/Yumeshima Development Symposium was held at Osaka University Nakanoshima Center, with the event attracting 550 participants.
After Mr.Fukushima, President of the Osaka International Convention Center’s opening address, Okuyama gave a keynote speech under the theme of “Design the Next 50 Years – Yumeshima town 2025, 2070 – “, which he talked about his concepts on town development. Also, Mr. Ed Bowers, CEO, MGM Japan, and Mr. Satoshi Okabe, General Manager, Galaxy Entertainment Japan, gave presentations as IR operators, the participants were full of excitement toward Osaka in the future.
A Baby stroller brand, AIRBUGGY released “AIRBUGGY KICK & SCOOT” which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN took charge of designing and supervision. KICK & SCOOT is a 2 way bike, made for children age 2 or older that can be used for a long time as they grow older. It is a high quality product, which was developed pursuing high level of safety and riding quality. KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN limited edition is also available in 5 matte color with checkered flag pattern.
“HG 1/144 GUNDAM G40 (Industrial Design Ver.)” which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN takes charge of designing has been released for the first time at the special booth in the 59th All Japan Model and Hobby Show, held at Tokyo Big Site from Sep.27. Please visit the site to see the GUMPLA newly developed with industrial design methods. At the booth, you can the movie which Okuyama and his staff talk about the unknown story of the development.