- Tokyo, Japan
- Designer/Art Director
Chihiro Konno is a designer and art director in Tokyo, Japan. Prior to joining creative lab PARTY in 2011, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Design Informatics at Musashino Art University in Tokyo, and Master’s Degree in Graphic Design at Nottingham Trent University in the U.K. through the Paul Smith Scholarship.
Chihiro focuses on creating new ways of making graphic design tangible and physical, and works across multiple fields including digital, space design, product design and films. The tools and materials she uses for her work range from paper, pencil, and her computer, to bamboo, bicycle, bubblegum, chocolate, clay, cookies, LCD displays, lights, stones, and textiles. To fuel her mind and maintain a fresh pair of eyes, she makes time for exploring the world from her desk as well as in different corners of the globe.
Chihiro has been recognized by awards such as D&AD, One Show Design, Prix Émile Hermès, Good Design Award (JP).
Creative Director + Art Director + Type Director: Naoki Ito
Director + Animator: Kota Iguchi
Designers: Rei Ishii + Chihiro Konno
Type Designers: Q Asaba + Chihiro Konno
Music Creator: Satoshi Murai