SHOWS Digital Soul,Year of the DragonBaku Maeda was Born in Sapporo Japan, began his career as a web designer and became independent in 2005. He works various styles such as realistic painting, vector illustration and 3-D figures. He also works as an art director for various projects and ad agencies. He has been apart of group shows in London and Taiwan as well as various live paintings worldwide. IDNís 15th anniversary issue Baku Maeda was chosen as one of the best Asian illustrator. His current works are fully influenced by his hometown Sapporo, being full of nature, animals and plants.
SHOWS Digital SoulIppei Gyobu was born in Osaka Japan in 1974. He graduated from the kobe Art institute and started his career as a character designer at a computer gaming company. His first major project was designing characters for the entire cat of the game " Cool Cool Toon" and worked on other various projects for 4 years. In 2001 he started his own independent studio and since then has worked with various clients such a Nike, Adidas, Sony. Japan Rail, Coca-Cola, Playstation, Sega, Konami, His creations were interpreted into video games, animation apparel Design and 3-D figures.