Oryzae LLC. is the type foundry founded by Yoshihide Okazawa and Kunihiko Okano in 2019 and is located in Tokyo, Japan.
Renovation Project:(Commission work)
A Nameplate and numbers of the clock tower at the Ichigaya Letterpress Factory running by Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
Japanese Kana:(Commission work)
Kumincho | 空明朝體 https://www.kowloontype.com/redemption/
Kana and Latin:
Hiragino MaruGo Old, SCREEN Graphic Solutions Co., Ltd.
Yoshihide Okazawa｜岡澤慶秀 | co-founder, President
He graduated from Tama Art University.
–2009 | Jiyu-Kobo inc.
2009– | Yokokaku, a private type foundry.
2019– | Olyzae LLC
2016 | The Honorable Mention in the Japanese category of the Morisawa Type Design Competition, as Yokokaku.
2019 | The gold prize in the Japanese category of the Morisawa Type Design Competition, as Yokokaku.
Hiragino Sans W0:
Hiragino UD Sans, Rounded Kana:
Hiragino MaruGo Old Kana:
Kunihiko Okano | 岡野邦彦｜co-founder
He graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts.
He also graduated from KABK Type and Media in 2011. http://typemedia2011.com/kunihiko
–2005 | Ing Associates Inc.
2005–2008 | Type Project Inc.
2009– | Shotype Design. a private type design studio.
2019– | Oryzae LLC
as a project member/type designer.
Toppan Bumkyutai Series Latin：: https://www.toppan.co.jp/bunkyutai/
Hiragino UD Famly Latin:
Hiragino Sans W0 Latin:
Hiragino MaruGo Old Latin:
2012 | The gold prize in the Japanese category of the Morisawa Type Design Competition.
2014 | The Honorable Mention in the Latin category of the Morisawa Type Design Competition.