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Shinnoske Sugisaki, founder, born 1953 in Nara, Japan, graduated from the Design Department of Osaka University of Art in 1975. He established Shinnoske Inc. in 1986.

Sugisaki defines design as information construction in order to create impressions, and aims to achieve clear and effective communication. He has worked on a wide range of projects including advertising, branding, and information and space design for clients in both the corporate and cultural sectors.

Sugisaki has received many prestigious design awards throughout his career | including the New York Art Directors Club, New York Type Directors Club, International Triennial of Poster in Toyama, Trnava Poster Triennial, International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, and the Lahti Poster Biennial.

His work has been selected for the collections of Museum fuNr Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Klingspor Museum, Offenbach, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Suntory Museum, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, and Ogaki Poster Museum, Japan.

Sugisaki is a member of AGI Alliance Graphique Internationale, JAGDA Japan Graphic Designers Association, TDC Tokyo Type Directors Club, TDC New York Type Directors Club, JTA Japan Typography Association and DAS Designers Association.

Recent awards
2007, 2006 New York Type Directors Club, Typographic Excellence
2007, 2004 Hong Kong International Poster Triennial
2007, 2004, 2003 Nikkei Advertising Award, Nikkei Financial Daily
2006, 1998, 1997, 1996 New York Art Directors Club, Distinctive Merit award, Merit award
2006 International Poster Competition Shanghai
2006, 2003, 2000, 1997 International Triennial of Posters in Toyama
2005 HKDA Award
2005, 2003 Lahti Poster Bienniale
2005, 2004, 2003 Typography Association Annual, Best Work
2004 International Poster Biennale Ningbo
2004, 2002 International Biennale of Graphic Design Brno
2003, 2000 Trnava Poster Triennial
2002, 2001 Media Graphics Awards
2002 Catalogue and Poster, Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry award
2000 National Calendar Exhibition, Industrial Technology Chief Award, Japan External Trade Organization Award

Exhibitions
2007 Virtue, Truth, Beauty - Graphic Design of Shinnoske Sugisaki and Yoshimaru Takahashi, Museum fuNr Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
2006 AGI Japanese Members' New Poster Exhibition, Creation Gallery G8, Tokyo
2006 AGI KAKEJIKU Exhibition, Tokyo, Kyoto Seika University
2006 AGI Members' Exhibition, P&P Gallery, Printing Museum, Tokyo
2006 Envirograph, Do graphic for the world, Paper Voice Gallery, Osaka
2006 Designing Paper, Osaka Seikei Univ. Faculty of Art and Design, Kyoto and Paper Voice Gallery, Osaka
2005 Working Words, Osaka Prefectural Government Office
2004 Elementism 2 by Hung Lam, Cafe Mode, Osaka
2004 Osaka Six Designers, Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
2003 Black & White Poster, Museum of Design Zurich
2001 Typography 2001, Morisawa Typography Space MOTS, Tokyo
2000 China Beijing International Graphics Design Exhibition, China International Trade Center, Beijing
2000 Shanghai Osaka Design 2000, Shanghai Book Mall Exhibition Center
1997 Posters of Postwar art, Ogaki Poster Museum, Gifu
1996 Metropolis of Character, Oji Paper Gallery, Tokyo, Rex Gallery, Osaka
1996 100 Posters in Japan, Taiwan
1996 The Graphic Design of the 1990s, Museum fuNr Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
1995 Close-up of Japan, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
1994 Designers Today, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka
1994 Japanese Posters, Museum fuNr Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg

Solo exhibitions
2005 Anonyma, Ban Gallery, Osaka
2002 Elementism, Ban Gallery, Osaka
1998 Poster X Poster, Ban Gallery, Rex Gallery, Osaka
1997 Pixelscape, Creation Gallery G8, Tokyo
1995 Invisible Shape, Ban Gallery, Osaka

Collections
2007, 1996, 1994 Museum fuNr Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
2005 Klingspor Museum, Offenbach, Germany
2003 Museum of Design Zurich, Germany
2000 Suntory Museum, Japan
1997 Heritage Museum, Hong Kong
1997 Ogaki Poster Museum, Japan
1995, 1994 Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Japan

Recent activities include
Judge, Mainichi and DAS Student Design Award
Judge, Osaka City, Creative Award
Member of Committee, Osaka Design Forum
Guest lecturer, Osaka Seikei University
Guest lecturer, Osaka Institute of Technology, graduate schools, intellectual property
Guest lecturer, Kyoto College of Art and Design
Panelist, DAS Designers Association 50th Anniversary symposium
Lectured at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
Lectured at Beijing, China International Graphic Design Exhibition
Lectured at Shanghai-Osaka Design, Shanghai
Judge, Japan Typography Association Art Directors Club, Art Directors Club

Activity
2007|2006 Representative, JAGDA Osaka
2007|2006 Member of International Committee, JAGDA
2007|2006 DAS Designers Association, Board of Directors
2007 Judge, Mainichi and DAS Student Design Award, graphic and packaging
2006|2004 Judge, Mainichi and DAS High School Student Design Award, graphic and packaging
2007 Judge, Osaka City Creative Osaka Award
2007 Judge, Morisawa Today's Character
2006, 2004 Lecturer, Osaka Seikei University
2005 Lecturer, Osaka Institute of Technology, graduate schools, intellectual property
2004|2003 Committee, Osaka Design Forum
2003, 2002 Lecturer, Osaka Seikei University
2006, 2005, 2004, 2001 Guest lecturer, Kyoto College of Art and Design
2000 Lecturer, Kyoto University of Art and Design
2000 Lecturer, Osaka University of Art
2006 Lecturer, Osaka Design Open College, Design Expression
2006 Panelist, DAS Designers Association 50th Anniversary symposium
2004 Lecture Osaka Six Designers at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre
2004 Talk, Elementism 2, Cafe Mode, Osaka, Kubrick Bookstore, Hong Kong
2003, 2002 Judge, Japan Typography Association
2002 Judge, Sapporo Art Directors Club
2000 Judge, Toyama Art Directors Club
2000 Lecturer, Beijing, China International Graphic Design Exhibition
2000 Panelist, Shanghai-Osaka Design 2000, Shanghai
1994 Panelist, Designer Today, Osaka Contemporary Art Center, Osaka
1993|89 Lecturer, Seian College of Art and Design