Born in 1982 in Yamagata Prefecture. Graduated from Central Saint Martins in London. Jointly set up contemporary design studio we+ in 2013. Is a part-time teacher at Musashino Art University.
A contemporary design studio set up in 2013 by Toshiya Hayashi and Hokuto Ando. Undertakes design and direction of products, installations, and graphics, taking an experimental approach toward the use of technology and special materials. Exhibits works in Japan and abroad. Belongs to design galleries such as Gallery S. Bensimon in Paris and Rossanna Orlandi in Milan.