Interior Design / Product Design / Design Project Produce / Design Theory / Brand strategy

  • Born in Tokyo, 1951.
  • Graduated from Industrial Design Department of Ikuei Technical College.
  • Studied design in the United Kingdom (1975-77).
  • Mainly engaged in textile and furniture designing in the 80s.
  • Engaged projects include major retail stores (Marui, Daimaru, Mitsukoshi, Hankyu, Aeon, etc.), hotels (Tokyu), automobile companies (Suzuki, Nissan, Subaru) and developers (Mitsui Real Estate).
  • Established Essence Company in 1993 and L’Epice S.A in 1995.
  • Dispatched to Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, India, Brunei and Egypt as an expert by ASEAN-Japan Centre and Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
  • In charge of the produce of “sozo_comm”, lifestyle-related industry brand development business based onthe Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry.(2007-2010)
  • Produced the exhibition of the companies participating of the “sozo_comm” project. Ambiente(2008), MilanoSalone(2009), Maison et objet(2010).
  • Product development of interior goods for the Japanese market in collaboration with the Mekong four countriesof companies as an expert by Japan Institute of Design Promotion and ASEAN-Japan Centre.(2013-2014)
  • Produced development of active senior furniture for joint project of JETRO and Thai Ministry of Commerce (DITP).They announced them at IFFT interior lifstyle living.(2015-2016)
  • Produced of “LIFESTYLE PHILIPPINES”, at the request of the Philippine Government Trade and Investment Bureau.
  • They announced them at IFFT interior lifstyle living.(2018)


Product development and Consulting based on lifestyle marketing for furniture manufacturer, department stores,
specialty shops,mail-order,internet retailor and developers.

President of Company L’Epice S.A
Member of Japan Interior Designer Association
Member of Design Consultant Association
Expert for ASEAN-Japan Centre and JETRO
Director of Japan Furniture Industry Development Association
Advisor of two trade shows,”interiorlifestyle” and “IFFT interiorlifestyle living”.

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