Kohei Kawasaki is an internationally award winning Creative Director, currently serving as Executive Officer / Chief Creative Officer of LIFULL. Kohei leads the company’s creative team, whose work encapsulates all strategy, marketing, design, communication and innovation efforts for the company.
He has spent his career at great agencies like J. Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett and IMG SRC crafting award winning, effective campaigns for clients such as Uniqlo, Nike, P&G, Sony, Kraft, Nestle and Morinaga.
He has worked on projects including “Eatree Plates”, “Living Anywhere”, “Kit Mail Hologram”, “Singing Nature” and “No Salt Restaurant”.
Kohei has been recognized at international and domestic creative awards, and has won over 160 creative awards including Cannes Lions Gold, One Show Gold, Clio Awards Gold, LIA Gold, New York Festivals Gold, Spikes Asia Grand Prix, ADFEST Grand Prix, CODE Award Grand Prix and Dentsu Advertising Awards Grand Prix.
His philosophy is: “Break the ordinary and create something that doesn’t yet exist in this world.”
A lucky guy doing what he loves every day.
Founding Partner and Chief Creative Officer of ACHE in Mexico City (www.ache.ooo), an integrated marketing and communications agency where he develops creative ideas based on cultural and sociological insights. Specialized in full brand integration on different media channels, Carlos has received several national and international awards over the last years including a Cannes Lion, Global Effie, D&AD Impact Pencil, among others.
ACHE is also a music festival production company, owner of some of the best festivals in the world like Bahidora and Akamba.
Some of the agency’s campaigns have also been awarded important design awards such as Círculo Creativo de México and Graphis Design Annual.
Yana has worked in the field of advertising for more than a decade. Her work has gathered international acclaim from multiple print and online publications and was honored with several international awards.
Over the years Yana has gained extensive experience in design and visual communication for advertising and has pushed boundaries with an array of non-standard projects.
She has been involved creatively with a large list of local and international brands, among which Audi, Coca-Cola, Henkel, Mattel, Procter & Gamble. Her work is characterized by strong concepts, carefully crafted design solutions and cutting-edge visuals with incredible attention to detail.
After years of working as lead designer and art director at local agencies Yana decided to step up and take the challenge further. With a strong belief in the power of visual communication and the urge to create an effective and lasting impact over people Yana established her own independent creative studio focused on art direction and content creation for advertising – SQUARED. Located in the city of Sofia and counting with a dedicated and restless team of creatives, SQUARED is able to drive businesses anywhere in the world, surprising with unbounded creativity and bold ideas.
Branding strategist and winning designer with a MFA from School of Design Zagreb, Croatia in Visual Communication. With a career spanning over more than 10 years, Leo has gained experience as a freelance designer, an agency designer and a cofounder of his own agency. As a designer, Leo has worked on various projects of visual communication, from branding and visual identity (corporate and non-corporate), editorial design, book design to art direction and conceptual design.
Leo Vinkovic has exhibited his works in numerous exhibitions and was awarded for his work in the field of branding and visual identity. In November 2014 Leo started a design agency “Studio 33” with his business partner Igor Penovic where he performs the function of the Creative director and designer, specializing in projects of branding, visual identity and packaging design.
Besides working in the design industry, Leo is the organizer of the world-known creative presentations event “PechaKucha Nights” in Osijek.
Kyu-Hyun LEE experience is based on Strategic and Industrial Design development within the context of several design consultancies and in-house corporations.
He is able to bring products to market as well as play an important role in developments in the fuzzy front end in which research, user insights, trends, vision, brand identity and strategy are essential factors to consider. Within a broader design context he has expanded his skills into Brand and Strategic Business Design Projects as well as User Experience of Life-Style Products and Services.
He is always thinking about how to pass on his warm emotion to user.