Walk and Look - Katsumi Komagata

Two-year-olds are an energetic bunch. Their curiosity grows even more as they notice the change of sights as they start to walk. This set of pleated graphic cards invites children to experience the joy of movement, of changing point of view. Experiment with them and develop a wide range of stories by placing the cards horizontally or vertically, by viewing them from the left or the right. Explore the possibilities!

兩歲的幼兒充滿活力。 當他們開始走路時,留意到周遭景物的變化,好奇心會更大。 這套打褶的圖畫卡讓兒童體驗走動的樂趣,視野變化的喜悦。 可以將咭片水平或垂直放置、從左側或右側觀看,和他們一起體驗及發展各種故事。 盡情探索多種可能性!


KATSUMI KOMAGATA is the author of several books for children as well as the creator of workshops that encourage creativity and communication between children and their parents. Born in Shizuoka Prefecture in 1953. After working at the Nippon Design Center, moved to the United States in 1977. He worked on CI design and graphic design at CBS headquarters in New York, Schecter Group, etc. Returned to Japan in 1983.


ONE STROKE was established in 1986. Since then, he has published many picture books. With the launch of the Museum of Modern Art in New York at the MoMA Museum Shop in 1990, his activities spread to the world, and in 1994 he began solo exhibitions and workshops in France, starting in Lyon, France, and still travels around the world.


In 2012, he started producing a sign-language picture book but developed acute lymphocytic leukemia, and was discharged the next year after receiving a bone marrow transplant. The following year, Katsumi Komagata's documentary program closely linked to the sign language picture book production process was broadcast at WOWOW Prime, and the program was nominated for an International Emmy Award.


After returning to school, he began teaching at Rikkyo University and Joshibi University of Art and Design in KOMAGATA METHOD for professions around the world. In 2016, she won the RAGAZZI SPECIAL MENTION AWARD at the Bologna International Children's Book Exhibition, and continues to the present. ​


New York ADC Silver Award, Paris PRIZE FOR CREATIVITY, 2000, 2010, 2016 Italy Bologna RAGAZZI Award Excellence Award, 2002 Swiss International Children's Book Award (FEE) Special Award, 2006 GOOD DESIGN, Universal Design Award (Kyushu University Hospital) Environmental design of the ward of the Children's Medical Center), 2007 GOOD DESIGN Award (Tsumiki Block'n Block), and many others.



Walk and Look - Katsumi Komagata