Pivotal Tokyo interior graphic design

7 June 2016 ● less than 1 min read ● 1 image
Pivotal Tokyo interior graphic design

We designed the interior graphics for Pivotal‘s Tokyo Offices—hundreds of meters of bespoke anti-patterns.

Pivotal accelerates the digital transformation of the world’s largest companies with a modern software development methodology and modern cloud platform. We were excited that such a forward-thinking company approached us to design their interior graphics for the launch of their new Tokyo offices in Roppongi Hills.
For the Tokyo office, we created a series of anti-patterns which combine lesser-known Japanese characters, well-known symbols from the Japanese landscape, and characters from attempts at Japanese orthographic reform that never stuck.

These characters were layered together with meaningful ornament and dead characters from other languages, creating an ordered system that represents the simultaneously generative and entropic aspects of language.

There are no comments on this creation yet.

You can log in to post a comment.

About Ian

Thumb  dsc2555 edit

Ian Lynam

I'm a creative director in Tokyo, Japan

I'm a graphic designer, design educator, design critic and design writer who has been based in Tokyo for 12 years.

See full profile

Welcome to Canvas Tokyo

Canvas is an online network for Tokyo's creative community. It's a place for professional and amateur creatives to show their skills, make new connections and find work.

Sign up to Canvas