Kondo is an illustrator, art director and graphic designer who has worked with the world’s biggest agencies and brands. Whilst running his own design agency and working on projects with globally renowned agencies such as Wieden+Kennedy, BBH, M&C Saatchi, Lucky Generals and AMV BBDO, Kondo built an impressive client base including Microsoft, Nike, PlayStation, Coca-Cola, Converse, Lee Jeans, Issey Miyake, Doritos, and many more.
Kondo’s philosophy has always been to entertain the viewer through his work, making bold use of colour, pattern and a distinct repertoire of surreal and often darkly humorous characters.
Kondo is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, with an MA (Hons) in Communication Art and Design awarded in 2003. His first book ‘Too Fat Can’t Fly’ was published through Pocko / Gingko in 2004 and he has participated in many exhibitions across Europe, USA and Japan, with his first solo show taking place in London in 2009.