Max Houtzager - Creative Director in Tokyo

Max Houtzager

I'm a creative director in Tokyo, Japan

In employment

I speak English and Japanese

Find me at

My activity

About me

Creative Director and Founder of Terasu, a lifestyle brand curating original goods and stories focused at the intersection between mountain, ocean, and food culture in California and Japan.

My Creations

  1. My creation

    13 February 2017

    A video about farm to table prosciutto making shot in Washington.

  2. My creation

    13 February 2017

    A video shot in Niseko, Hokkaido featuring US snowboarder Alex Yoder.

  3. Early Hues Volume 1

    13 February 2017

    A limited edition hardcover book featuring photos, recipes, poems, interviews, and editorial content.
    Product Page:

  4. A multiple year long project tracking down Hironori Yasuda and getting him to agree to a collaboration with Giro Cycling, and to allow us to interview, photograph, and film him to promote the collection. He is the design 'ghost' behind the coveted SPATS books
    We filmed at our studio in... continue reading (0, 0 images)

  5. The small mom and pop ski resort of Kandatsu was in need of new life. One of the closest resorts to Tokyo yet receiving some of the best snow, it is largely overlooked by ski enthusiasts and families alike. Transit led the rebrand and renovation of the resort, appropriating aspects... continue reading (1, 0 images)