IG Industry Co., Ltd. made an announcement on “Xium” today, as a new flagship product jointly developed with KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN, which starts selling in the year of its 50th anniversary.
Designed by KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN, “Xium” is a completely new metal-based building material with new possibilities for interior and exterior, whose expression changes depending on the texture of the material itself and how it is attached. The three-dimensional shape receives the sunlight that changes with time and season, and changes the luster and shade every moment, showing a rich expression.
JR East bulletine magazine “Otona no Kyujitsu CLUB (Adult only holiday club) ” May 2020 issue features Ken Okuyama’s special interview article. In the interview Okuyama talked about trainsuite SHIKISHIMA which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN took charge in designing and producing, the design cencept of SAPHIR ODORIKO which started its service on March 14th, and the attractiveness of railways.
KEN OKUYAMA DESIGNは、この度、一級建築事務所登録を完了しました（登録番号 一級 東京都知事登録 第63727号）
KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN completed the registration of a first-class architectural office. We have always provided the construction method and materials to our clients with drawings and data. From now on, with taking charge of basic design officially, we will be able to respond even deeper to various requests from our clients, and strive to provide a safer and more comfortable space for everyone involved.
Takumi Otsuka main shop will reopen after remodeling on April 4th(Sat), and launch new furniture which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN designed and produced. On the 1st floor of the shop, KEN OKUYAMA GALLERY will newly open, where “kode9 Spyder”, other projects and products will be exhibited.
We’d also like to inform you that Takumi Otsuka Aoyama shop will reopen as a flagship shop soon. KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN will take charge of total design from interior to furniture, and introduce a sophisticated life style.
Today, the special advertisement of 8pages featuring on JR East SAPHIR ODORIKO which started its service on March 14th, along with TRAIN SUIT SHIKI-SHIMA marked the 3rd anniversary is posted in the Nikkei newspaper.
JR East unveiled its new design of the E8, New Yamagata Shinkansen model, which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN produced designing. The new Yamagata Shinkansen will start running in 2024 spring.
奥山が名誉学校長を務めるTCA(東京コミュニケーションアート専門学校）とOCA(大阪コミュニケーションアート専門学校）で卒業制作展「We Are TCA / We Are OCA」が2月7日(金)、2月8日(土)に開かれ、奥山も２日に渡り会場の視察と優秀作品の審査を行いました。会場では、デザイン、ゲーム、VR、CG、コミック、広告などの各分野での企業プロジェクトや、e-sportsやVR作品を体験できるブースも展示されました。
Okuyama, CEO of KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN judged the graduation exhibition of TCA (Tokyo Communication Arts) and OCA (Osaka Communication Arts) as an honorary principal for 2 days on Feb.7th(Thu) and Feb.8th(Fri) . Okuyama also check out the venues and see around the projects of game, VR, CG, comic, advertisement and also experience booths of e-sports and VR products exhibited there.
Okuyama, CEO of KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN will appear in a NHK E Television program featuring GUNPLA on February 12th (Wed) from 6:55pm. In the program, G40 which was designed by KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN will be reported.
KEN OKUYAMA DESIGNがデザインした「長崎稲佐山スロープカー」が1月31日（本日）に運行を開始し、弊社代表 奧山がオープニングイベントに参加しました。
世界三大夜景の長崎市内を一望できる稲佐山山頂へ向かう車両は、2両編成（定員80人）で、約500メートルを8分間かけて走ります。稲佐山の樹々を写しながら走る美しい黒の車体と、大樹をイメージした柱が象徴的なナチュラルな内装で、完成度の高いデザインが訪れた方々に称賛されました。現在運行中の長崎ロープウェイ（KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN）と共に新たな観光の目玉として期待されます。
“Nagasaki Inasayama Slope Car” which KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN took charge of designning, started its operation on January 31th (today), and Okuyama, CEO of KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN participated the opening event with the mayor of Nagasaki today. The slope car goes to the summit of Mount Inasayama, whose night view is ranked as one of the world’s new three great night views, and it is expected as tourist attraction along with “Nagasaki roapway” designed by KEN OKUYAMA DESIGN as well.
Nikkei digital “ENTAME URAYOMI WAVE (Entertainment News)” features Ken Okuayma’s interview articles. In the 1st one, he talked about how he got rid of the inconsistencies between Gundam cartoon and Gunpla when designing it, and in the 2nd one, he talked about Mr. Jun Miura and Mr. Shinya Nakajima who are well-known and have been friends since university.