In January, DNP Gallery is established to present ddd's activities on the internet.
France and China conduct nuclear tests. Vietnam normalizes diplomatic relations with the United States. A series of disasters and incidents rocks Japan, including the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, the Sarin gas attack on the subway in Tokyo, and the sodium leak at the Monju fast-breeder reactor.
Graphic Design's Events
JAGDA New Designer Award
Takafumi Kusagaya（b.1963） Mamoru Suzuki（b.1956） Osamu Fukushima（b.1958） Yoshie Watanabe（b.1961）
ADC Grand Prix
BA-TSU Co., Ltd. Poster
TDC Grand Prix
Masayoshi Nakajo, Masaaki Izumiya, Jun Maki THE CHOICE Award Exhibition
Microsoft releases the first version of its Internet Explorer web browser. The internet finally becomes widely available, as demonstrated by, among other things, people using it for such purposes as confirming the whereabouts of others during the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake. The anime TV series "Neon Genesis EVANGELION" begins airing. The manga "Dragon Ball” reaches its conclusion. The game "Wipeout" (PlayStation®) is released.
The Komuro family, led by Tetsuya Komuro, becomes big in the music industry. Nomo becomes a major success in Major League Baseball, and Ichiro becomes popular in Japan. Sumo wrestler brothers Wakanohana and Takanohana face off against each other. The bare midriff look becomes popular.
Japanese Buzzword Award
Muto-ha (independent) (Governor of Tokyo Yukio Aoshima)
Word of the Year
World Wide Web/newt（ADS）
PlayStation (game console), seismically isolated apartments, PHS
Japanese music Tomomi Kahara: "I Believe" TRF: "Overnight Sensation" (TRF) DREAMS COME TRUE: "Love Love Love" EAST END x YURI: "DA・YO・NE"
Western music Coolio feat. L.V.: "Gangsta's Paradise" Shaggy: “Boombastic" Montell Jordan: "This Is How We Do It" Real McCoy: "Another Night" Oasis: "Wonderwall"
Exhibitions in 1995
6 Designers in Asia Exhibition
Peret Torrent Exhibition
Design, Print, Paper Exhibition Ⅳ
’95 Tokyo ADCExhibition
Ikko Tanaka Exhibition: Man and Writing
Michel Bouvet Exhibition
The 7th Tokyo TDC Exhibition
Grappa Design Exhibiiton
Bruno Munari Exhibition
German Montalvo Exhibition