After studying architecture and engaging in urban development, worked for a furniture
manufacturer. Afterwards, established UMENODESIGN in 2003.
Worked in a variety of fields such as interior, fashion, web and graphic packaging while
producing various corporations and traditional handicrafts having product design at its
Selected as one of the seven young designers to represent Japan
“Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry JAPAN DESIGN+”.
Afterwards, the only Asian to be selected among the top 10 designers in the world and
participated in the “LIGHT YOUR HEART” project by Italian company LEUCOS.
The works of UMENODESIGN are displayed not only in Japan but in exhibitions all over
mainly in Europe and America, and sold worldwide.
In addition, launched “hint” as part of its market expansion business and as such
conducts management of business right through to product distribution. Currently,
continues to provide designs to various corporations in a variety of genre based in Tokyo.
Winner of Good Design Award, IF Design Award, etc.