About

Kamimura Design is a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Melbourne providing digital and print design solutions for varied clients from a variety of sectors including corporate, not-for-profit and government.

With a design sensibility that extends across three continents, yet firmly grounded in the contemporary, Yuki brings a unique design perspective.

Bespoke illustrations, and thoughtful designs are hallmarks of Yuki’s outputs over more than a decade of design practice.

Partnership is at the core of how Yuki works.
To begin, Yuki works with the client to clearly understand the purpose and scope of the project in addition to project objectives, success measures, the client’s brand, target audiences and audience goals.
Yuki’s excellent communication skills are an asset in the design process – he’s able to translate, adapt and iterate with client’s feedback to create truly memorable results.

Every great idea starts with an idea! Motivation of customers and big picture design.

Whether its developing a visual language across the  wireframes and screen designs for a website, producing a digital style guide, or evolving a brand identity or designing a new product, Yuki brings attention to deal and a love to beautiful design to all he creates.

Good design is as little design as possible. And Yuki makes it look easy but the craft and skill behind his designs are truly evident in their desirability.

About me

My love of design was evident from an early age when I used to scrawl on every available surface. One of my earliest memories is of drawing flat plans to make a little car and cutting and assembling it.

As a teenager I boldly showed my designs to the intimidating but brilliant Norberto, who ran a design agency in my home town of Sao Paulo, Brazil and he hired me as a design apprentice. I couldn’t have found a better lecturer, as he helped me learn (the hard way!) fundamental design skills that continue to serve me to this day.

I left Brazil and moved to Japan in the early 90s and threw myself into hyper-sensorial Tokyo. I became a designer for a multilingual newspaper I began experimenting in a Japanese inspired style with a distinct latin flavour. It was a fast-paced and hands-on role giving me the chance to really cut my teeth in print, online ads, design, layout and illustrations for the newspaper and its website.

Some years later, the short black and sake fuelled lifestyle proved too much and I landed in Melbourne and started  afresh as a designer in the world of travel publishing. As well as managing the language product series for Lonely Planet, I worked on national and global advertising and marketing campaigns and was a key player in the transition of the paper language guides to a digital medium.