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  • born in Kobe, Japan, studied Design at Kyoto Institute of Technology University in Kyoto. After graduation, he worked as a product designer at FUJITSU Co., Ltd for 4 years. Now he works as in-house designer of Yamaha in USA after experiencing to work at Yamaha London Studio, and he also enjoys his artistic activities as a freelance with wide range of works- product design, furniture design, graphic design, and branding. His works received several awards including Good Design Award, Braun Prize, and some in LG Mobile Design Competition and IFFA international furniture design competition.

    Designer / Art Director / Design Consultant

  • 2006 3rd Carton board design idea contest/Honorable mention

    2006 Match prize/ Special prize

    2006 2nd Motion Media Contents contest/ Grand Prix

    2006 International Universal-design workshop/ Best idea prize

    2006 Sunstar shampoo bottle competition/ Excellent Prize, Judge Prize

    2006 Designer Glass Competition-The Art of Martini Glass 2007/ Grand Prix

    2006 Amuse Art Jam 2006 5th Anniversary Paris/ Paris Miki prize

    2007 TOYO TIRES design contest/ Excellent prize

    2007 Ecology bag design contest/ Excellent prize, Special prize

    2007 Match prize/Special prize

    2007 Old wood furniture design competition/ Excellent prize

    2007 15th Iris design contest/ Student encouragement prize

    2007 Okawa furniture design contest 2007/ Honorable prize

    2007 3rd Iiyama Japanese paper design competition/ Honorable mention

    2007 10th Hida Takayama furniture deign competition/ Encouragement prize

    2007 Nitori one-house total coordination design contest 2007/Silver prize

    2007 Tobacco package design competition/ Honorable mention

    2007 SHINSHU OPEN DESIGN COMPETITION 2007/ Honorable prize

    2007 OPUS DESIGN AWARD 2007/ Judge prize

    2007 7th design award 2007/ Honorable mention

    2007 EU-Japan Design Competition 2007/ Grand Prix

    2007 SUNSTAR Design Competition 2007/ Excellent prize, Judge prize

    2008 Horie stool2/ Honorable mention

    2008 Nitori one-house total coordination design contest 2008/ Bronze prize

    2008 Sapporo style design competition 2008/ Honorable mention

    2008 Abita Style 1st furniture design competition 2008/ Honorable mention

    2008 LG Mobile Design Competition 2008/ Grand Prix

    2010 Hari's wind design competition personal fan product design/Grand Prix

    2010 DOSHISHA DESIGN COMPETITION 2010/Judge prize

    2011 IFDA international furniture design competition 2011/Winner

    2011 BASF design award 2011/semi-Grand Prix

    2011 100-year furniture design competition/Honorable mention

    2011 LG Mobile Design Competition 2008/Winner

    2011 19th Iris design contest/Excellent prize

    2012 VEGEUNI DESIGN AWARD/Excellent prize

    2012 Braun Prize 2012/Bronze Prize

    2012 20th Iris design contest/Excellent prize

    2013 5th Bed Design Contest/Honorable mention

    2014 19th Sunstar Stationery Idea Contest/Grand Prix

    2015 Toyama Design competition 2015/Winner

    2015 Good Design Award /Winner

    2020 GINZA Display Contest /Winner

  • 2006 Esquire DEC.2006 issue

    2006 Casa BRUTUS Limited Edition 4 NOV. 2006 vol.5

    2006 Pen 12/15 NO189 

    2007 Casa BRUTUS NO.82 JAN.2007

    2007 esquire FEB.2007 issue

    2007 NIKKEI DESIGN JAN.2007 issue 

    2007 Car styling177 2007.3

    2007 Esquire SEP.2007 Vol.21 NO.09

    2008 Car styling 182 2008.1

    2008 AXIS vol.131 

    2008 NIKKEI DESIGN DEC.2008

    2010 Mono Max OCT.2010 

    2011 NIKKEI DESIGN DEC.2011

    2012 NIKKEI DESIGN NOV.2011

    2012 Wallpaper December 2012

    2013 MEN'S EX FEB.2013

    2013 NIKKEI DESIGN MAR.2013

    2014 Shizuoka News Paper 24 Jun.2014

    2014 NIKKEI Business Online 8 Aug.2014

    2018 AXIS the Oct.2018

    2019 Pen magazine vol.7/1

    2019 NIKKEI DESIGN June.2019

    2020 Nikkei News "The Style" 2020.01.29

    2020 DESIGNERS FILE 2020.03

    2022 Mono Magazine Vol July 2022.06.22

    ​2022 Design Note Premium 2022.02

    2023 Brain vol. June 2023.06 

    2023 NY TIMES 2023.09.09

    2023 Nikkei Design 2023.10

    2023 J-WAVE FM RADIO 2023.12

  • 2007  MILANO SALONE 2007 Superstudio

    2007  JAPANTEX2007 

    2007  Aoyama art festival

    2009  Tokyo International Gift show2009

    2011  TOKYO DESIGNERS WEEK 2011 TENT exhibition

    2011  IFFT interior lifestyle living

    2011  imm cologne-The international furnishing show

    2013  Designersblock Milan Tortona 2013

    2016  Milano Salone Satellite 2016

    2016  IFFT interior life style living 2016

    2017  IFFT interior life style living 2017

    2018 Domaine de Boisubuchet Workshop 2018 as a tutor

    2019 MILANO SALONE 2019/ Ventura Centrale

    2019 Politecnico di Milano Workshop as a tutor

    2019 Design Junction 2019 in London

    2019 OSAKA x MILANO DESIGN LINK 2019 in Osaka

    2019 Yamaha Ginza Exhibition in Tokyo

    2020 Industrial Instruments by Yamaha at Design Museum London

    2020 Politecnico di Milano Workshop as a tutor/ Italy

    2022 Yamaha Sound Machines in Milan Design Week

    2023 SXSW 2023 

    2023 hub.berlin 2023

    2023 Tech Open Air 2023

    2023 The 81st Street Studio in THE MET

    2023 EICMA 2023 Milan

    2023 SEMICON Japan

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