Masaki Hirokawa’s wide range of activities includes graphic design, smartphone app development, interactive movie production, and website development. They also write technical articles on graphic design for graphic design magazines and reference books.
2006/11 Received MTV SO-ZO Competition award for excellence in the Web Screensaver category.
2008/06/06 Contributed CG and wrote commentary for “Photoshop Making Studio” in the July 2008 issue of the monthly magazine MdN.
2008/06/14 Displayed Another Japan opening movie at Japan Graphic Designers Association’s JAGDA in OSAKA 2008.
2008/12/06 Contributed CG and wrote commentary for “Lessons in Artistic Expression and Professional Methods for Publicizing and Creating Learned from Featured Creators” in the January 2009 issue of MdN.
2009/06/25 Contributed CG to “on View From JP.” in the August 2009 issue of the monthly magazine MySpace From JP.
2009/07/16 Selected for the iPhone + loftwork World Traveler Project in the Artist Calendar category.
2009/08/11 Displayed CG at the Larotica II exhibition at GALLERY ART POINT in Ginza.
2009/08/25 Contributed CG and wrote commentary for “GADGET FOR DIGITAL NATIVE” in the October 2009 issue of MySpace From JP.
2010/01/30 Contributed CG and commentary to the MdN mook ”Photoshop Mitsuboshi Technique Encyclopedia”.
2010/11/01 Contributed CG and commentary to the MdN Mook ”Collages and Illustrations created with Photoshop and Illustrator”.
2013/12/27 Contributed to the article “Current Thoughts of iPhone Developers” in the February 2014 issue of the monthly magazine MacPeople.
2014/05/29 Contributed to the article “Developers of Popular & Noteworthy” in the July 2014 issue of the monthly magazine MacPeople.
2016/01/22 Two iPhone apps have been added to ”100 Smartphone Apps to Adjust Your Autonomic Nerves”, by Gijutsu-Hyohron Co., Ltd.
2019/04/05 The iPhone app ”Relaxing Healing” was featured in the May 2019 issue of ”Otona no Oshare Techo” (Fashion Notebook for Women), published by Takarajimasha, Inc.
2019/06/28 The iPhone app ”Relaxing Healing” was featured in the July 2019 issue of ”HOT PEPPER Beauty”, published by Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.
2020/08/19 CG/Interview Article Posted on The Crazy Mind.
2020/10/07 Online Exhibition & CG Source with JaamZIN Creative.
2020/10/08 CG/Interview Article Posted in Special edition of JaamZIN Creative magazine.
2021/09 Contributed CG and interview for 365+ Art Magazine Inspiration. Case 4.
2021/11 Contributed CG for 365+ Art Magazine Case 5/ 6/ 7/ 8/ 9.
2021/12 Contributed CG for 365 Art+ Magazine Case 9. Faith (Cover).
2021/12/16 Exhibited CG at SACRIFICE exhibition held in Milan, Italy, organized by M.A.D.S. ART GALLERY.