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Ground-1 Tokyo

Ground-1 Tokyo

I've always been fascinated by the nature of the underground installations, many elements come to mind about its architecture, light settings, subway, daylight regression and basically the whole atmosphere. A place where it got me even more fascinated was the underground life while I was in Tokyo, Japan. It feels like you're in a different World, you noticed a lot of people surfing on their mobile devices and sleeping (a LOT). Every angle tells a different story and feels straight like a movie scene. The work from Skander Khlif captures everything that I just said so well. It was a delight to explore this city and I can't wait to go back. Tokyo is the most fascinating and bizarre city in the world! One of the reasons is for sure the subway. About Skander Khlif Skander is a photographer based in Munich, Germany. He travels the World and capture the beauty from his lenses. He focuses this work into photography, photojournalism and digital photography. More information via Behance.

Tokyo Nights: A Different World

Tokyo Nights: A Different World

Around 6 months ago, I spent 2 weeks in Japan with family and close friends. I can seriously talk for days how much I loved my experience and how it affected my daily life now. I would say through all my traveling, my favourite city was Tokyo. With all its glory, there was also its darkness and dark corners but the whole city totally safe but it was part of the atmosphere. I am totally digging Liam Wong series about Tokyo. From the colours, the tones and it almost feel like a painting. About Liam Wong Liam is a Game Graphic Design Director over at Ubisoft currently based in Montreal, Canada. We forward to see more from Liam and his work. For more information: http://liamwong.squarespace.com/.

Silent Night series of the streets of Tokyo

Silent Night series of the streets of Tokyo

With Spring coming into our calendar, those who live or will be travelling the islands of Japan; you'll find yourself immerge in the beauty of Sakura trees. It's the season! Unlike freelance photographer Takashi, he decided to explore another aspect of Japan and it's their streets especially in Tokyo. Not the streets shining with billboards with neons but the eerie, dark and Japanese horror-like ones. Let's follow Takashi on his  Slient Night Series. I went to Naka-Meguro, where there is a river with sakura trees lined up on the side. It looks nice at night with the illumination being done. I got bored when I saw it. Ok, bad habit of mine is that I get bored easily. Sure, sakura at night is pretty, but I wasn’t interested at that moment for some reason. I ended up exploring the alleys around Naka-Meguro. I found something different... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Takashi Takashi is a freelance photographer currently based in Tokyo, Japan. Looking forward to see more of his work. For more information: http://www.gstakeshi.com

Tony Murmurings by Franck Bohbot

Tokyo Murmurings by Franck Bohbot

I have been trying to improve my photography skills and I have to say, it's tough. Taking photos seem simple, and it's actually super simple, but training your eyes to see beauty on the day-to-day things is another story. I believe it requires time and practice. Looking to things from a different perspective, or trying to use the rule of thirds for everything is a very demanding task for my brain. For others, like Franck Bohbot that seems to be a piece of cake. We have posted about Franck a couple of times here on ABDZ but every time he publishes something new we feel obliged to post, so we all can train our eyes for street photography.  The photos we are sharing here today are from his collection Tokyo Murmurings, the complete body of work contains between 150 and 200 photographs. We will share just a few. It's also always important to remind all that those images are coypright of Franck Bohbot. You can also follow him on Instagram for archive and new work. At night, the Japanese capital sleeps deeply but isn’t drowned in darkness nor lost in silence. The highly traveled areas of the city transform into a sleeping megalopolis. There, you discover the city’s whispers, its secret passages, and become immersed in oversized typography and images of childhood heroes decorating vertiginous walls. © Franck Bohbot About Franck Bohbot Born in the southernmost suburbs of Paris, France, photographer Franck Bohbot moved to New York City in 2013, and is currently based out of Brooklyn. He is a documentarian with an eye for the theatrical who found his way to photography by way of cinema, and although he turned his focus fully to photography in 2008, the formal and aesthetic influences of the cinematographic form continue to underlie his present work. For more information check out http://www.franckbohbot.com

Some Branding Projects for Amazon Japan by Hiromi Maeo

Some Branding Projects for Amazon Japan by Hiromi Maeo

Hiromi Maeo is a designer from Tokyo, Japan. Founded his company Enhanced Inc in Japan, Hiromi has worked with brands like Google and Amazon for example that we are showcasing today. Introducing some projects that he worked for their creative team. All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo All Rights to Hiromi Maeo Links Find out more about Hiromi Maeo: https://www.behance.net/enhanced_hiromimaeo

UI/UX Tokyo Explorer

UI/UX Tokyo Explorer

Ysa Pinheiro is a young designer who created this amazing curated city guide for the ones looking to get the best out of Tokyo. For more from from Isa Pinheiro visit behance.net/isapinheiro and isapinheiro.com.

Tokyo Desu Photography Series by Nina Geometrieva

Tokyo Desu Photography Series by Nina Geometrieva

Nina Geometrieva is a designer that focus into Graphic Design, Illustration and Branding. On her recent trip to Japan, she worked on a collaboration with Damjan Cvetkov Dimitrov on taking really stunning pictures/GIFs. Simply creative, give it a look! What sets Tokyo and Japan apart from the entire world was of course the attention to detail and detail within detail. The greasiest, darkest and most marginal street corners were impeccably clean. Not always the tidiest things but they worked and everything served it’s own purpose. If you stepped into the right street corner, you could see where Motoko Kusanagi from the anime Ghost in the Shell would run through, chasing another cyberized perpetrator. All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva All Rights to Nina Geometrieva Links See the full project here: https://goo.gl/2SPR5b Find out more about Nina Geometrieva: https://www.behance.net/ninageo Follow Nina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geometrieva

Shimida Corporation Branding by Masaomi Fujita

Shimida Corporation Branding by Masaomi Fujita

Masaomi Fujita is an Art Director at Tegusu, a creative and design office based in Tokyo and Yokohama. Since 2012, his studio specialized to a wide variety of works from concept planning to design work in CI and VI development for companies and shops. Check it out. Shimada Co., Ltd., an old firm established in 1921 and based in Nishiyodogawa-ku Osaka city, sells furniture materials and interior materials, as well as makes furniture. In response to the company’s consultation regarding CI renewal upon the office relocation, tegusu established CI and a guideline for use of it and designed signatures and business cards. All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita All Rights to Masaomi Fujita Links More info about Masaomi Fujita: http://tegusu.com Follow Masaomi on Behance: https://www.behance.net/tegusu

A Top View of Tokyo

SATO Shintaro has photographed cityscape of Tokyo. It is said Tokyo is attractive and vibrant metropolis. Although its area is narrow, there are houses and apartments stand side by side continuously, also there are lots of shops and office buildings, etc. At the streets of office buildings, there appear old buildings as well as newly built high-rises. The townscape is of varying something old and new, and shows thousands of different kinds of scenes of the metropolis Tokyo. There is a transitional time when dusk fades into night, when manmade and natural light intermingle each other. View from a certain height, not low but not high, reveals commercial areas intermingled with residential areas where people go about their daily business. This midway time and space SATO calls the "twilight zone" spreads out quietly before him with incredible depth beyond the naked eyes. "The time when the new creeps in and the old fades away in a simultaneous slow dance is when the ever-ambiguous city is at its most," says SATO. The metropolis Tokyo has an abundance of energy, and its cityscape captured by SATO shows maintained exquisite balance intermingled with existence of people in the city. To find out more about Sato Shintaro visit: http://shinsato.cool.ne.jp