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2017
●   ‘Art x Business = ? Flexible thinking, applications to new business development’
Nihon Keizai Shimbun / November 3, 2017

Article on Vision Forest - our EGAKU x consulting practice.
●   ‘The art-based approach that will change the world - the main battlefield in the business world in the age of AI.’
Fuji Sankei Business Eye / August 16, 2017

The impact of EGAKU was mentioned in an opinion piece on the importance of art in the coming years.
●   ‘"Art" - a keyword for business of the future’
Marketing Horizon / July 2017 Issue (Published by the Japan Marketing Association)

Interview with artist Kunihiko YAZAWA was featured in this edition on ‘“Art" - a keyword for business of the future.’ The article examines EGAKU, a project through which YAZAWA has explored how art influences people and society, and well as his broader art practice.
●   ‘Painting and engaging in a dialogue with yourself: a new experience to clarify the values you live by and your vision.’
President Woman / July 2017 Issue

EGAKU was introduced in a special feature on ways for working women to invest in themselves.
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /April 2017 Issue
Interview with Hideki Kurashige, Chairman and President, Representative Director of SIGMAXYZ, Inc.
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /March 2017 Issue
Interview with Taizo Son, Representative Director, President & CEO of Mistletoe, Inc.
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /February 2017 Issue
Interview with Hiroshi Kurihara, President and Representative Director of Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
2016
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /January 2017 Issue
Interview with Mitsuru Murai, Chairman of Japan Professional Football League
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /December 2016 Issue
Interview with Soichiro Minami, CEO of BizReach, Inc.
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /November 2016 Issue
Interview with Akira Matsumoto, Chairman of the Board & CEO of Calbee, Inc.
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) /October 2016 Issue
Interview with Seiji Yasubuchi, President & CEO of SMFL Capital
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / September 2016 Issue
Interview with Tetsufumi Takimoto, Visiting Associate Professor of Kyoto University
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / August 2016 Issue
Interview with Makoto Kigawa, Representative Director and Chairman of YAMATO HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / July 2016 Issue
Interview with Hiroshi Ohnishi, President & CEO of Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings Ltd.
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / June 2016 Issue
Interview with Yutaka Oda, Former President of Rokkatei Confectionery Co., Ltd
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / May 2016 Issue
Interview with Tadahiro Yoshida, Chairman & CEO of YKK Corporation
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / April 2016 Issue
Interview with Akihiko Kumagai, President and CEO of GE Japan
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Financial Times (Global edition)/ February 28, 2016

How slow growth is prompting businesses to use our art program, EGAKU Program, to stimulate creative thinking.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / March 2016 Issue
Interview with Nobu Okada, CEO of ASTROSCALE PTE LTD
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / February 2016 Issue
Interview with Daisuke Iwase, President & COO of LIFENET INSURANCE COMPANY
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / January 2016 Issue
Interview with Yoshihisa Aono, President & CEO of Cybozu, Inc.
2015
●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / December 2015 Issue
Interview with Yoshiharu Hoshino, President & CEO of Hoshino Resorts
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / November 2015 Issue
Interview with Masahiro Sakane, Senior Advisor to Komatsu Ltd.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / October 2015 Issue
Interview with Toru Tokushige, Founder & CEO of Terra Motors Corporation
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / September 2015 Issue
Interview with Tamako Mitarai, Representative Director of Kesennuma Knitting Co.,Ltd.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / August 2015 Issue
Interview with Amur S. Lakshminarayanan, President & CEO of Tata Consultancy Services Japan, Ltd.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / July 2015 Issue
Interview with Yoshiaki Fujimori, President & CEO of LIXIL Corporation.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / June 2015 Issue
Interview with Yasuaki Sakyo, President of Shibuya University Network.
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●   'Drawing a Leader's Vision' DIAMOND Harvard Business Review (Japan Edition) / May 2015 Issue
Interview with Manabu Miyasaka, President & CEO of Yahoo Japan.
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●   'Discovering a new you through a drawing workshop'
ecomum Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. / Spring 2015 Issue

A special EGAKU Program we ran in partnership with Recruit Holdings for a group of ecomum magazine readers and mums was included in a special feature, 'Starting something new from today.'
●   'Drawing a picture, discovering a new me'
Recruit Holdings, ecomum x TOWNWORK / TOWNWORK Special Edition

A special EGAKU Program we ran for a group of ecomum magazine readers and mums was featured in this edition.
2014
●   'Offices That Kindle Creative Thinking'
Internal magazine of Mitsubishi Corporation Group "Ryowa" / September 2014 Issue

In an article introducing the Sigmaxyz Inc. office. White Ship was featured as their partner firm.
BS Japan Nikkei Plus 10 / May 15, 2014

Art producer Kimi Hasebe was featured in this live broadcast discussing the EGAKU Program x consulting collaboration, Vision Forest.
Project Design Magazine/ April 2014 Issue

Kimi Hasebe on why there's a need for Vision Forest EGAKU Program x Management Consulting) in the business world in Japan today.

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Toyo Keizai Online / January 23, 2014

Dr. Carsten Brunn, President of Bayer Yakuhin talks about his experience of the EGAKU Program held for ~100 managers at Bayer Yakuhin, and the role of art in employee engagement, motivation and in catalyzing innovation.

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2013
Toyo Keizai Online / October 30, 2013 & November 6, 2013

A two part interview with White Ship CEO, Kimi Hasebe and Ritsu Saito of Sigmaxyz in the Toyo Keizai Online on the EGAKU Program x Management Consulting collaboration - Vision Forest
 
Part 1: Why the Corporate World needs a Dose of Art (Japanese only) >>
Part 2: The Power of Expression - finding your voice: the key to survival in business? (Japanese only) >>
Nikkei Business Online / October 3, 2013
 
Ritsu Saito of Sigmaxyz, and co-founder of the Vision Forest program on what EGAKU Program x Management Consulting is all about.
 
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●   Vision Forest in Diamond Weekly Magazine showcased as one of the Innovative Approaches to Communication in this
   special edition on the Art of Communication
Diamond Weekly Magazine/ August 24, 2013
2012
●   Our work with Hitachi Systems was featured in an article on Vision Forest in the Asahi Shimbun
Asahi Shimbun / November 2012 edition
●   Kimi's talk at Lena's Trinity Breakfast was featured on Kyoko Uchida's column in Grazia Japan
Grazia Japan / December 2012 edition
●   Kimi Hasebe, CEO of White Ship was a guest on Yokohama Social Cafe, radio talk show
FM Yokohama / November 23 & 30, 2012
●   Kimi's thoughts on "Infinite Loop - work, myself and Apple"
Mac Fan / December 2012 edition
Learning Innovation Vol. 5 / September 18, 2012
We were featured in a column on innovations in learning in this free magazine specializing in topics related to adult education/learning.
 
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●   Employee training all fun and games
The Nikkei Weekly / September 3, 2012
An article featuring Vision Forest, EGAKU Program x consulting practice (Featuring our work with Hitachi Chemical).
 
●   Making Visible using 'Art' - Innovative approaches to Sharing Corporate Vision and Identity on WBS
WBS (World Business Satellite) / TV Tokyo / August 16, 2012

Our work with Vision Forest clients, Recruit Jobs and Hitachi Chemical were featured on this popular business news program, WBS (World Business Satellite).
●   Art x Management Consulting - Vision Forest project with Hitachi Chemical
Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun/ July 5, 2012
●   NHK's coverage of the TED Challenge featuring Ritsu Saito, of Sigmaxyz /Vision Forest on the real meaning of
   Finger Painting with CEOs
Close Up Gendai / NHK / July 2, 2012

More about this TV report by NHK here (Japanese only) >>
2011
●   President of Tokyo Marine & Nichido Systems Co., Ltd on his EGAKU experience in his column in the Nikkei Computer
Nikkei Computer / August 18, 2011
●   Vision Forest at Asahi Kasei: Breaking through Organizational Silos
Nikkei Business / June 27, 2011
~2010
●   Communication Art Interview
JMA Management Review/ December, 2004
●   Article on Vision Art
Nikkei Logistics Newspaper / April 20, 2002
●   Interview Article on Vision Art
Nikkei Logistics Newspaper/ April 3, 2003