After immersing himself in a vibrant London life for one year, Japanese illustrator Symbolon launched his career in year 2000.
He returned to Tokyo in 2004 and continued working to develop his fantastic and sexy “shadow-graphic” style. This striking and original style uses black and white figures placed in a limited colour environment.
He not only creates images for the fashion industry but also makes new media animations.
Commercial clients/ad campaigns include.
VOGUE NIPPON, marie claire, LUMINE-EST Shinjuku, Panasonic Mobile Comunicatins, NEC, TOSHIBA, Columbia Music Entertainment Co., Ltd, Nomura Holdings,, Takarajima-sya, Ichida, Takarajima-sya, Futami Shobou, etc.
BBC, Polaroid, FHM, Ann Summers, Tonni&Guy, Media and Marketing Europe, More Magazine etc.
Macy’s, Dolby Laboratories, Chronicle Books, Virgin Mega Store, American Airlines, Your Magazine, Cargo Magazine, Teen Magazine etc.
FRANCE/ BIBA Magazine
Numerous nightclub flyers and postcards both in London and Tokyo.
Exhibitions (2004-2006) *Details here.
April 04 Goback2d Live painting @ AGEHA Tokyo
May 04 CafeMeets SYMBOLON @ Diego Tokyo
June 04 CIA Summer Festival @Newburgh Street London
Aug 04 "Octopascal Solo Exhibition"@ Loop-Line cafe Tokyo
Jan 05 CIA Winter Festival @Royal Exchange London
May 06 CIA Show Case @ Broadwick Street