Born in 1980 in Toyama Prefecture. Graduated from Hitotsubashi University. Joint founder of contemporary design studio we+.
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.