Shinsuke Kawahara



After studying at the MUSASHINO Fine Arts University in Tokyo, SHINSUKE KAWAHARA became illustrator, painter, and creator. Late 80s, he signs his first drawings for Madame Figaro and Marie Claire France as well as Vogue and Elle. Follow collaborations for Baccarat, Le Printemps, La Poste, Hermes etc. In 1999 he is the artistic director of 'LE MAGAZINE' Louis Vuitton and Le Coq Sportif.

These activities and countless drawings of rabbits he realizes has always add multiple creations: a bag for Anteprima, lamps and spoons for Sentou gallery, a bowling bag for La Redoute, animation film for Fabergé ... and also fine gourmet, he had 2007 decoration and concept culinary his first restaurant 'Usagi' (meaning rabbit in Japanese) located in Le Marais Paris 3d, followed years 'Petit Usagi' openes located in the Citizen Hotel Canal St Martin.

2012, exhibit 3m '24 seasons Jumbo Kimono' in Palais de Tokyo. 'The hotel Côté Ocean' total designed, opens in La Rochelle.
2013, create Autumn Party in Palais de Tokyo 2013 for 'NUIT BLANCHE' with Suntory.
2014, exhibition 'proportion & illusion' at Centre national de la Dance in Pantin for Designer's Days.
January 2015, solo exhibition 'mysterious landscape' at Galley AL at Ebisu Tokyo.
March 2015, GINZA 4-chome corner 20m visual creation for MITSUKOSHI.
April 2015, exhibition of 'petit h'HERMES, SHINSUKE design 8 pieces (each piece the world only one).
Solo exhibition in 'MARUNOUCHI HOUSE' for 8th anniversary of Building.
July 2015, installation for ISETAN-Shinjuku.

※Photo@Keiichi Nitta