About the Pleiades

the Pleiades is a Tokyo based design studio running by Yumi Kohsaka and working with
clients/collaborators across Asia and Europe, from music industries, fashion start-up,
cultural society and international health organisation.

Please feel free to contact us if you would like to know more.

Owner profile:

Yumi Kohsaka
2009          the Pleiades (own design studio), Tokyo JP
2006/08     the design practice (design studio), London, UK
2006          MA Graphic Design, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London
2002/04     Worked as a designer at avex inc. (creative room dpt.), Tokyo JP
2002          BA Visual Communication Design, Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP


代表 香坂 弓

2002  武蔵野美術大学 視覚伝達デザイン学科 卒業
2002  エイベックス株式会社 クリエイティブルーム デザイナーとして勤務
2006  ロンドン芸術大学/ロンドン・カレッジ・オブ・コミュニケーション グラフィックデザイン科 大学院卒業
2006  the design practice デザイン事務所(ロンドン) デザイナーとして勤務
2008  the Pleiades 設立(ロンドン)
2009  the Pleiades 東京に移転
2018  the Pleiades 株式会社(プレアデス株式会社)へと法人化


取引銀行 みずほ銀行 外苑前支店

Clients so far.

We have been working with various clients from music entertainment companies to NPOs
and photographers to support publishing their photobooks/exhibition invites.

– keiko kurita
– Yoko Asakai
– Adam Patterson
– Paige Green photography
– Itxaso Zuñiga Ruiz

– avex inc.
– Disney records
– Sony music
– Square Enix
– Victor Entertainment
– hillstone records
– Pony Canyon records
– TOEI Company, Ltd.
– AIG General Insurance Company, Ltd.
– Interbrand Japan
– Louis Poulsen
– BoConcept
– Art Tower Mito
– ABP inc. / Model agency
– Luce macchia / Jewelry brand
– Ultimatrust / ex. zmax media solutions

– Film Reservation Society (JP)
– The Japan Society for Archival Science (JP)
– International Planned Parenthood Federation (UK)
– Japan Platform
– University of the Arts London (UK)
– The University of Tokyo (JP)
– Samaritans (UK)
– Southwark Council, London (UK)