Founded in 2005
#602 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku
1070062 Tokyo, Japan
Ai Iwane, Akihide
Tamura, Daido Moriyama, Hajime Sawatari, Keisuke Nagoshi, Kozo Miyoshi, Michiko
Kon, Sakiko Nomura, Satoshi Machiguchi, Shinya Fujiwara, Yoshihiro Tatsuki
"Bookshop M" was established in 2005 and has been organizing by the creative design studio "MATCH and Company" based in Tokyo, who stands out in photography and editorial design. One of the specific features of MATCH and Company is deep knowledge about indispensable factors for book making: typography, paper, ink, printing, and binding and also history of book design, methods, and materials widely. The organizer and art director, Satoshi Machiguchi, is highly regarded in designing graphical materials. Many photographers respect his ability to deeply understand photography and also draw out the essence of each photographer. The art director, Hikari Machiguchi, works in photography and editorial designing also. His unique idea makes their activity wider and more interesting. The roles of bookshop M is for broadening distribution channels of both labels and the books they design, furthermore, being itself the communication medium directly between readers and the publisher.