Designs for the Better World

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My app wins Platinum Award & featured on App Store!

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SUM! just received the Muse Creative Awards – Platinum Award!
It’s such an honor to receive the highest rank of an international design award. All the characters are just so surprised as well.

Enfani keeps creating quality and fun products that make people happy.

http://museaward.com/winners/3/77/406

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SUM! – iPhone Math Game App

My first iPhone app!
I’m so glad to introduce this app born completely from my idea to you all.

Math with Lovable Numbers!

SUM! is a fun math game that teaches the concept of addition and subtraction through play. In the app, the nature of the numbers is represented as the personality of the characters. Just as each child has a unique individuality, each number has a unique face and personality! It’s an app for not just kids, but for everyone, to enjoy adding and subtracting to build familiarity with numbers. Spot lots of fun secret tricks by touching lovable numbers!
Character names wanted!
Characters from 1 to 10 want cute names associated with the meaning of each number. Download the app and write a review with your ideas!
Download at the appstore.
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SUM Team
Mac Funamizu: App Concept, Character Design, UI/UX Design, Animation
Takaharu Matsumoto: Character Design
Goichi Hirakawa: Programming
Shintaro Tanaka: Music
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iPhone App Design – KiDDY

KiDDY is an easy kids photo diary app for parents raising children.

-Instant photo diary of your kids
-Photo calendar view to easily check out your child’s growth
-Keep your photos shared with only your family members
-Your kids’ photos will be sent on KiDDY Card with a beautiful layout every month (paid service) to your loved ones.

Visit the website.

I worked on the branding, UX, UI of the app, website on PC/mobile, concept movie (plan, script, design), graphic design, character design and everything you can see and touch. I also did the Android version and it’s on the way.

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https://kiddy-photo.com/


‘Think-Positive’ Battery Icon

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Desktop Wallpaper for January 2013

An empty canvas is a living wonder… far lovelier than certain pictures.
Wassily Kandinsky

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Happy new year! Hope you’re all having a wonderful year start.

From this year I’m making the desktop wallpaper even simpler than the past years; without a calendar! I rarely refer to the dates on my wallpaper, so this is to try to make things simple and efficient.

My resolution for 2013 is to “disseminate” my ideas and messages to the world more and more. First of all I’ll publish an ebook for Kindle soon (I need advice on technical and tax issues). I’m also working on a few products to be released this year (hopefully). In any case I always try to be passionate enough to do the above. In order to do so, I’ve been buying red items around me and try to wear at least one red thing every day. My favorite color is actually blue, but the color for 2013 is red.

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Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: December 2012

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
Andy Goldsworthy

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Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: November 2012

The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual.
Samuel Smiles

Inspired by the beauty of needle ice, which also has the power to raise the whole ground. It reminds me of the spirit of doing-by-myself to change myself.

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Slam Down the Receiver with iPhone (Concept)

Miss the action of slamming down the receiver when I’m so mad I don’t want to talk any more on the phone. So how about a fast-slide-to-slam-down-receiver slider? It’d be nice if there was a slamming sound when I hang up. But I hope there won’t be a chance to get mad enough to use this..


How to use CaseMyWay & Great News

I announced the beta launch of CaseMyWay Website the other day. Completely customisable cases. CaseMyWay provides an online platform for mobile phone and tablet users to achieve complete customization of their protective cases by creating or uploading their own, fully wrap-around images, from holiday snaps to original artwork, sporting moments to profile pics. Even Instagram, Flickr or Facebook images can be added.

You must have some beautiful photos on Instagram, Facebook etc. Put them together on CaseMyWay to create one original case for your phone!


The print quality is actually much much better than I expected thanks to the MT3 technology, embedding ink directly into the case itself. It is not a surface sticker and will not peel off or scrapeaway with daily use. And here are some photos of the cases of my design. Believe me, I did no photo-retouching.

CaseMyWay is starting with the most popular brands but eventually will offer personalized cases in different materials for every handheld device in popular use. The good news is after full launch in September, CaseMyWay will be offering fully customisable cases in different materials such as leather, neoprene (soft) and even wood with many more features and products, including MacBook cases!!!

CaseMyWay – Press Release


Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: August 2012

No famous quote in the design this month.
I really really miss ocean breeze, so I drew an ocean seen from above.

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Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: July 2012

Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you.
You must travel it by yourself.
Walt Whitman

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URL-Shortening Gesture Concept

I need this function by yesterday.


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Compath.me –Web & iPhone App Design

Compath.me now launches a web service that works in sync with its iPhone app. The iPhone app also has a major update to 1.4. I’ve been working fully for this project for the last couple of months as lead designer and that’s part of the reason I couldn’t update this blog lately (sorry!). I worked on every pixel on both iPhone and web app this time and all other things you can see of Compath.me.

Some of the features includes photo-import from Facebook & instagram on the website and see them categorized on a map on iPhone. ‘My Memo’ always tells you your saved locations with 1 tap. Every information is location based and shown graphically by location. So if you have lots of geotagged photos on Facebook/Instagram and are wondering how best to compile them by location, this is da bomb!

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Compath.me – iPhone app design

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As I mentioned on the previous post and Twitter, I became lead designer for Compath.me (I’m still freelancing on the side). Joining only in last month, I worked on almost all the designs Compath.me used to have. The best part about becoming a member of a team of Compath.me is the depth of my involvement in their projects is completely different from when I do freelancing jobs for clients. Also the CEO– Mr.Ando fully trusts on my designer’s instinct, which is also not the case for client cases.

iPhone App Design

Facebook Fanpage Design

Website Design– For desktop&smartphone

Concept Video

& Everything Else… (cards, fliers, flag, T-shirt, sticker, another video, etc.)

Compath.me was the first and only startup showcased in TechCocktail in SXSW. I’ve been at SXSW in Austin now, meeting lots of lots of people, having fun introducing the app. There will be press coverage after the even is over, so I’ll post updates.


I joined Compath.me!

I’m pleased to announce I’ve joined Compath.me as designer and communication manager.

Compath.me connects your interests and location to help you discover the world around you. We will help you discover popular spots, restaurants, shops, events, and items that are nearby. Compath is not a regular photo sharing app – it is a compass of your life.

 

Compath.me is one of 16 finalists of Le Web’11 16 Startup Competition (video). I’ve been using this app for a while already and found it’s very useful and fun. I’m thrilled to have a chance to get involved in this team!

You can follow Compath.me on Twitter.

I’ll keep doing my freelance business, too.


Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: December 2011

“God is in the details.”
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

This wonderful model is done by Mr.Shoji Tsuchiya. Please visit his blog, too.

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Dial to Unlock (Concept)

Please email me if there’s anybody who wants to develop this app.
I have other more practical ideas waiting to be developed!

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See also the similar previous post.



Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: November 2011

There is no reason not to follow your heart.
Steve Jobs

There won’t be a road on the way because a road is where you walked along.
No existing road that you can see is yours.
But as long as you have a heart, you’ve gotta follow it.
I am following my heart.

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Koriko – iPhone Dock Concept

I want an iPhone dock that can change its forms reflecting various kinds of notifications needing attention as well as some simple controls for applications. The feelings you can get with that kind of tangible output & input are what touchscreen lacks.

Koriko is a simple iPhone stand with speakers and a flexible long arm (tail?).

Notifications are represented with the tail forming simple shapes.

When a song is played, it works as music control buttons you can push directly.

It not only changes forms, but also makes certain movements for some time. It waves good-bye when you turn it off.

There are so many possible other applications that would work with Koriko. It would be really fun to see it working.

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I was really impressed with the idea of the New MIUI Lockscreen. So I thought of something fun myself. Note that this is a concept.


Polaroid iPhone Dock Concept

I wish there were an iPhone dock that instantly prints out the photo you take.


If you upload the photo to a website, you can add an QR code for the url on the back. For a geo-tagged photo, you can also include the map to show where the photo was taken.
Yes, I’m one of those people who still relish the feel (and smell) of photos.

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Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: November 2010

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“Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.”
Mark Twain

Yeah, I know it’s ahead of time, but there can be times when I do this in time, right?
This is a great quote I love of Mark Twain.


Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: September 2010

These blessed candles of the night. 
~William Shakespeare

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Calendar Desktop Wallpaper: July 2010

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.
Nido Qubein


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