Masayoshi Kodaira


Born in Osaka in 1970, Masayoshi Kodaira is the principal of FLAME Inc., a graphic design studio based in Tokyo. Clients include Yokohama Museum of Art, ART FAIR TOKYO, ‘Esquire Magazine’ Japan, LOUIS VUITTON. Masayoshi has designed posters and books for the exhibition of Yoshitomo Nara, ARCHIGRAM, etc. Most recently, he has collaborated with PLEATS PLEASE ISSEY MIYAKE to create a line of bags. Awards include D&AD Silver (Fukutake House), ONE SHOW Silver, The Art Directors Club Distinctive Merits(NY), The Type Directors Club(NY), Japan Graphic Designers Association, and Tokyo Art Directors Club. “Masayoshi Kodaira’s ‘Fukutake House’ project harmonizes typography and architecture with a feeling for space, scale, material, and form ... is inventive, gracefully restrained, and packed with purpose and meaning.”


BITS MMX Special Workshop
Masayoshi Kodaira
Narrated by Anuntaporn Chaiworaporn
October 31, 2010.
1.00 pm. - 5.00 pm.
Alliance française de Bangkok
Available slots : 10 person


BITS MMX International Conference
Masayoshi Kodaira
Narrated by Mali Jaturajinda
October 30, 2010.
Morning session
Alliance française de Bangkok

“Typeface and Decision Making”

Many choices of typeface are available at your finger tips. Choosing them is pretty much like picking a statement. Which one is the right choice for your work? As a graphic designer who specialized in type arrangement. Kodaira reviews is tricks and tips on how to make a decision. Taking a visual tour of type arrangement in installation, architecture and alternative media. His typographic workshop will also put this lecture into action.