Creative producer and curator / Hakuhodo
Served as a TV commercial planner at Hakuhodo before studying contemporary art for a master’s degree at New York University and returning to work. Focusing on sustainable design, specializes in branding that fosters sustainable everyday culture and addresses social issues. Main work includes I Lohas mineral water, Rakuten’s Earth Mall, Yahoo Japan, Japan Keirin Autorace, and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Author of Innovation Design and Tokai kara hajimaru atarashii ikikata no design, among other books. Head of Kyodo House home/community space.
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