press: big in japan, tokyo’s men’s club magazine features creative director ucef hanjani


september issue of men’s club, japan’s premier magazine on men’s style and fashion.

ceft and company’s creative director ucef hanjani was featured in their september 2013 issue. he spoke about new york life, his work, and his favorite NY places. photographed by wataru shimosato, in the ceft and company offices. interview by noyuri tokiwa for men’s style.


above caption 1: “ucef hanjani photographed shortly after getting off his plane from his vacation in jamaica, leaning next to one of his favorite film posters ‘tout va bien’ by jean-luc godard. sayl chairs designed by his school mate and friend yves behar for herman miller. pink skateboard deck with snow white by supreme.”


the issue featured creatives from across the world. italy, france, japan, and the united kingdom to name a few.


below caption 2: “coffee break with creative director ucef hanjani at his favorite coffee torrefaction ‘la colombe'”.


above caption 3: “desk area with hanjani’s vintage technics amplifier from the late 1970’s. there is a sleek black puma ping pong table in the agency, designed by his friends johan liden and rinat aruh, where he plays ping pong with his childhood stiga/yasaka paddle that was recently resurfaced. hanjani’s eye glasses given to him by fashion photographer terry richardson. mono-glasses by maison martin margiela. figurines by kidrobot.”


caption 4: “hanjani’s favorite new york places; a) barrio-chino in lower east side for great food and a casual and lively atmosphere b) dashwood books owned by david strettell, husband to fashion stylist anne christensen, a small and quaint bookshop with limited edition books. c) bohemian, japanese restaurant, a secret restaurant behind a high grade japanese butcher shop in NYC.”