Mitsuru Nagata


Mitsuru was Born in Kyoto in 1979 and began to study Japanese calligraphy called Shodou at the age of 6. He has a master calligraphy degree from Futaba shodou kai and he also graduated in sociology from the Bukkyo University in Kyoto. 

For years he has accomplished several courses to master the technique but he has developed his own personal contemporary and artistic style that combines Japanese painting with ink called Sumie and Shodou.

Mitsuru has held exhibitions. He also teaches and participates as a guest artist doing live painting of calligraphy and Sumie in several Japanese festivals and art fairs in different cities in Spain ,France, UK, The Netherlands,Portugal, Romania and Japan etc. He collaborates with Japanese Embassy in Spain and Portugal as a guest artist for cultural events as well.

Japanese calligraphy (Shodou) and Sumie are techniques of writing and painting that are practiced in some Asian countries and have many years of histories.

Featured works:

– Collaboration with Montblanc 

–Logo for 40 Years Anniversary Mitsubishi Electric Spain 

-Product design for Wagakki Band, Japanese Rock band

-Design of a eco bag for Muji Spain and Portugal 

-Kaiseki theater El Tigre de Yuzu, the story about the friendship between Ferran Adria and the Mibu. Calligraphy Artist and Logo design for the play.

-Advertising Agency, Ogilvy and Mather for Tourspain Japan. Calligraphy design for tourism of Spain in Japan campaign.

Keicho award since 2017 for CEJE (The Japan-Spain Business Circle). Designated for the design of the award for Iberia and Nissan,Toyota etc.

_ Published the book “Kanjiru” by Satori editiones

Logo 40 Years Anniversary for Mitsubishi Electric


Mitsuru Nagata