Katsumi Tamura

good morning inc., President
Creative director / Art director

March 1978 Graduated from the Department of Graphic Design of Tama Art University.
February 1988 Established good morning inc.

Professional Memberships:
Member, Japan Graphic Designers Association (JAGDA)
Member, Art Directors Club (ADC)
Member, Type Directors Club (TDC)

Through graphics design, we work in an extensive range of fields from corporate branding and
communication design to product design. In our company, we have developed
different series of our own original products based on the concept of “Life with Design.”
Our works have been recognized and well-received, winning several awards in Japan
and abroad including the red dot award and the iF communication design award.
Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

good morning original calendar 2011 - Zoo Calendar by Katsumi Tamura ZOO is a paper craft kit for making six animals, each serving as a two-month calendar. Have a fun-filled year with your “little zoo”!

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

good morning original calendar 2011 - Safari Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

good morning original calendar 2012 “Farm” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Farm is a kitset paper animal calendar. Fully assembled it makes a delightful miniature farm complete with six different animals.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

good morning original calendar 2012 “Zoo” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

goo calendar for your own "12 Pockets" Calendar by Katsumi Tamura -

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “ZOO” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The ZOO is a paper craft kit for making six animals, each serving as a two-month calendar. Have a fun-filled year with your “little zoo”! Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “Safari” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Safari is a paper animal calendar. Simply press out the parts, fold and secure to complete. Make 2011 your year of wildlife encounters! Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “Farm” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Farm is a kitset paper animal calendar. Fully assembled it makes a delightful miniature farm complete with six different animals. Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “Rocking Chair” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Rocking Chair is a freestanding desktop calendar in the shape of a miniature chair. Follow the guide to assemble a rocking chair that rocks back and forth just like a real one. Display the current month on the chair back, and next month on the seat. Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “Town” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Town is a paper craft kit with parts that can be freely assembled into a calendar. Put together buildings in different forms and enjoy creating your very own little town. Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Message Card by Katsumi Tamura

Standing Message Card “Post Animal” Message Card by Katsumi Tamura Let the animal paper craft kit deliver your important messages. Scribble your message in the body then send together with other parts inside the envelope. This is a fun message card that the recipient can assemble together and display. Features six different animals: duck, pig, zebra, penguin, giraffe and reindeer. Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

2013 goo Calendar “MONTH & DAY” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura A unique and playful promotional calendar developed and produced for the portal site goo harnesses paper textures and gives thought to functionality. This 2013 edition is a calendar and schedule organizer rolled into one with space for writing in yearlong plans and daily schedules. Thick quality paper for the calendar and low-cost paper that’s just right for jotting notes for the schedule organizer were carefully selected and the contrast that was created fits as part of the calendar design. The added feature of a fill-in schedule organizer makes it perfect as a user-friendly desk calendar.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

NTT COMWARE 2013 Calendar “Custom&Enjoy” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura In kaleidoscope-like fashion, this is a calendar with overlapping cutout graphics drawn with multicolor patterns. Its design with color patterns that can be modified and personalized by simply changing the order of the sheets depicts the creative sensibilities of NTT COMWARE. Ample writing space is provided and ruled lines take functionality into account which makes it perfect as a schedule calendar you would want to use for decorating your personal space.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “Module” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Module is a useful three-month calendar with individual pieces that may be combined as three cube-shaped stacking modules so you can assemble them freely at your convenience. Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

calendar 2013 “Waterwheel” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Waterwheel is a three-dimensional calendar made from six paddles assembled in the shape of a waterwheel. Rotate a unique stand-alone calendar for your desktop like a waterwheel each month to use. Life with Design: Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Message Card by Katsumi Tamura

Pop-up Message Card “Leaves” Message Card by Katsumi Tamura Leaves are message cards featuring pop-up leaf motifs. Brighten your messages with an expressive touch of seasonal green. Comes in a set of four different cards with four envelopes. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2014 “Town” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Town is a paper craft kit with parts that can be freely assembled into a calendar. Put together buildings in different forms and enjoy creating your very own little town. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2014 “ZOO” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The ZOO paper craft kit is easy to assemble. No glue or scissors needed. Assemble by fitting together parts with the same mark. Each animal will be a two-month calendar. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2014 “Safari” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Safari is a paper-craft animal calendar. Remove and assemble the 6 sheets with 2 monthly calendars on the sides. Fold the body and the joint sections along the creases, look at the marks on the joints, and fit together as shown. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2014 “Farm” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Farm paper craft kit is easy to assemble. No glue or scissors needed. Assemble by fitting together parts with the same mark. Each animal will be a two-month calendar. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2014 “Botanical Life” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Botanical Life is a calendar highlighting beautiful plant life in a single sheet. Open the sheet and set on the base to enjoy a variety of plant pop-ups. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2014 “Flowers” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Design a room, bring in the seasons ― The Flowers calendar comes with a vase design featuring 12 different flowers. Brighten your life each month with a seasonal flower. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

17th goo Calendar “12 Pockets 2014” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The promotional calendar of the portal site, goo (http://www.goo.ne.jp) is a functional calendar with the sheet for each month transforming into a pocket that allows you to keep and manage your business cards, notes and receipts. The theme is Red String to show the bond between goo and its users. Both ends of the pocket are in fact held by red stitches which become the highlight of the design. A calendar in a pleasantly expressive form, it is just right for 2014.

Calendar  by Katsumi Tamura

NTT COMWARE “Season Display” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura This is a desk calendar made with a cut-out design featuring seasonal motifs on exquisite embossing. The highlight of the design is when displayed, the seasonal motifs are set at an angle of 30 degrees for best viewing. This new form expresses NTT COMWARE's novel flair for generating new ideas. Thought is given to the calendar functionality with ample writing space and ruled lines. It's good for quick viewing and easy to use, brimming with originality that sets it apart from other calendars.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

NTT EAST 2014 Calendar “Happy Town” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura We build towns with you. The message that NTT East Japan Corporate Sales Promotion conveys is featured in this desk calendar. The upper part of the calendar sheets is a cut out of colorful buildings and the overlapping sheets form one happy town. It's a calendar one can enjoy changing the scenery of the line of buildings each month and fills you with a feeling to stay happy the whole year through.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar “Color Cartridge” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Color Cartridge composed of a date template and sheet showing days of the week. Insert a new sheet printed with color blocks each month to create a calendar for that month from the cutout numbers. The typeface is an original design. The color of sunday and national holiday changes every month. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2015 “Town” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Town is a paper craft kit with parts that can be freely assembled into a calendar. Put together buildings in different forms and enjoy creating your very own little town. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2015 “Flowers” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Design a room, bring in the seasons - The Flowers calendar comes with a vase design featuring 12 different flowers. Brighten your life each month with a seasonal flower. It includes 12 type flowers — Poppy, Crocus, Tulip, Anemone, Hyacinth, Lily, Gerbera, Sunflower, Calla, Narcissus, Dahlia and Rose. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2015 “Botanical Life” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Botanical Life is a calendar highlighting beautiful plant life in a single sheet. Open the sheet and set on the base to enjoy a variety of plant pop-ups. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2015 “Bike” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Bike is a bicycle-shaped paper craft calendar. The set includes paper parts that forms bike and brass screws. Two months are shown at once, on the front and rear wheels. At the end of a month, that month is flipped over and placed behind the others on the wheel. The wheels are secured by screws and can turn. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Memo pad set by Katsumi Tamura

Seasonal Colors Memo pad set by Katsumi Tamura The Seasonal Colors is a set of memo pads in four colors inspired by cherry, olive, ginkgo, and maple leaves. Both the cover and the note paper are colored. Leaf silhouettes on the cover and packaging add an elegant design accent. Stationer y that brings a touch of seasonal flair to your routine. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Happy Pockets Calendar by Katsumi Tamura A promotional calendar for goo, the Internet portal site that originated in Japan, this is an upgraded version of the desk calendar with pockets that has been a popular item every year. With the concept of “Make Japan Happy,” each month has a different pocket with a uniquely cut rim and graphic design that bring the season to a visual full circle. The pockets can store receipts, name cards, notes, and even little sweets given as souvenir gifts. Put it next to your computer or some other convenient place and enjoy the changing visuals from month to month.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Tsunagaru Calendar Calendar by Katsumi Tamura NTT East is a mainstay of telecommunications in Japan. As such, a universal quality that assures wide-ranging support across generations and genders is an essential component for its calendar. Bearing this in mind during the course of production, the “Connection Calendar” was created with the intention of generating unrestrained originality.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

MULTI-USE DESK CALENDAR Calendar by Katsumi Tamura NTT COMWARE’s 2015 “Multi-Use Desk Calendar” is a business tool offering a wealth of convenient uses. Combining monthly and weekly calendars with pages for notes, you can fold back the cover for use as a desk calendar. Stand it on your desk in the office, and fold it up to take with you when you go out.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Arc Calendar Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Arc Calendar is a promotional item produced for the Yupo Corporation, the manufacturer of Yupo synthetic paper. YUPO® has water resistance and strength not found in paper but can be printed and processed like paper. This calendar expresses both the potential and the attraction of YUPO®. Made from a single sheet, it is folded and assembled into a three-dimensional visual object with foreground, middle distance, and background in arc form. This item originated out of the client’s desire to create a promotional item that is at the same time a heartfelt gift that brings the recipient joy.

Sales Promotion & Branding by Katsumi Tamura

SONY semiconductor branding Sales Promotion & Branding by Katsumi Tamura This is the Sony branding project for semiconductor products for use in security camera applications. The designs for web sites and exhibitions, which are crucial touch points, were completely redone and new images constructed as part of efforts to strengthen customer relations. Full use was made of the functions of color and form, the essential elements of design, to develop graphic elements that express the distinctive features of the product. These elements were deployed as key visuals to provide the inorganic product with its own expressive face, thereby building up a rich world.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2016 “Park” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Park papercraft kit is easy to assemble. No glue or scissors needed. Assemble the bicycle, bench and animals by fitting together parts with the same mark. Each piece is a two-month calendar. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2018 “Swing” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Swing is a swing-shaped desktop calendar. Follow the guide to assemble a gently swaying swing. Display two consecutive months on the backrest and seat. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2018 “Puzzle” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Tease your imagination with a 3D calendar that resembles a puzzle. Includes 6 calendar pieces (square) and 12 joint pieces (circle and triangle). Assemble them into any shape you like. Have fun! Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

goo Anniversary Calendar 2017 Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The 2017 version of the Pocket Calendar has evolved with the memo function plus. Since vertically long notes are perforated in the center, you can also cut and use them. A pocket-type calendar is useful because you can store notes, business cards, receipts each month. The one-point illustrations are casually directing the seasonal feeling. Since calendar part and memo part can be separated, surplus memos can also be used the following year.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2018 “Tri-leg” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Tri-leg is a calendar made up of three-legged units. By assembling the triangular pieces and stacking them so they are easily visible, you can create a beautiful work of calendar art. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Calendar 2018 “Windmill” Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The Windmill is a windmill-shaped papercraft calendar. Follow the guide to assemble the pieces and replace the blades every four months. The assembled blades even rotate! Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our original products are designed using the concept of Life with Design.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

365 Voices Calendar by Katsumi Tamura 365 Voices is a daily calendar that was created in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of goo portal site. It shows thoughts to users or attitude to work everyday sheet gathered from all employees. Beside it includes appendix to goo's history at the end of the book. It is a simple structure that self-stays with its thickness. We aimed for a special gift that functions as a tool to unify the thoughts of employees beyond division and company history.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Stand By Calendar by Katsumi Tamura A promotional calendar for goo, the Internet portal site that originated in Japan, this is an upgraded version of the desk calendar with pockets that has been a popular item every year. The 2018 version of the pocket calendar has a multi-function tray. User can put items on the desk — pens, clips, tags and a mobile. A pocket-type calendar is useful because you can store notes, business cards, receipts each month. The one-point illustrations are casually directing the seasonal feeling.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

CITY Calendar by Katsumi Tamura The CITY is a calendar based on the motif of cities around the world. Assemble the parts to create colorful cityscapes filled with famous landmarks. The 2019 calendar features New York, Paris, and London. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space. Our products are designed using the concept of “Life with Design”.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

In Bag On Desk Calendar by Katsumi Tamura A promotional calendar for goo, the Internet portal site that originated in Japan, is an upgraded version of the desk calendar with pockets that have been a popular item every year. The calendar of 2019 can be used with 2 way of notebook and desk calendar. A monthly calendar, memo paper, pocket into which receipts, etc. can be put are set, and it becomes a desk calendar just by fastening the cover paper with a magnet.

Calendar by Katsumi Tamura

Typeface Calendar by Katsumi Tamura Typeface is a calendar designed around the concept of the typeface. The set contains four sheets, consisting of the months from January to December, punched out in an original typeface. You can assemble the sheets into calendar units that each display three months of the year. Quality designs have the power to modify space and transform the minds of its users. They offer comfort of seeing, holding and using. They are imbued with lightness and an element of surprise, enriching space.

Brand Elements and Communication Tools by Katsumi Tamura

Pleady Brand Elements and Communication Tools by Katsumi Tamura Katsumi Tamura supported the brand launch of the specialized taping manufacturer Pleady. The designer developed the elements that form the core of the brand, such as the brand name and brand logo, positioning communications around the tagline "Tape or Lose" and the key visual of a female runner. Their goal with the design was to provide a unified worldview and an identical brand experience at all touchpoints.

Contact Info

Katsumi Tamura
Neonato Annex #302, 4-1-22 Ebisu
Shibuya-ku
150-0013
P: +81-3-5421-1007
F: +81-3-5421-1009

Katsumi Tamura is IAD member since 2013, with 97867 IAD rating.
 
 
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