Art director and designer
In charge of art direction for Laforet Harajuku's yearly image advertising. Designed logo for Yvan Valentine, a private chocolate brand in Los Angeles, and undertook branding for BONDO, a handmade artists' store. Works in a wide range of areas including advertising, space, CI, package design, products and images. Is a member of the PEACE SHADOW PROJECT, an anti-nuclear art project led by contemporary artist Tatsuo Miyajima. Has designed water-like mirrors dubbed "mizukagami" and a Hello Kitty figure for SWAROVKI's "House of Hello Kitty" exhibition.
Has received numerous awards in Japan and abroad including the Tokyo ADC Award, NYADC Silver Award, and the Silver Design Lion at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Exhibition scheduled to be held in October 2013 at the Ginza Graphic Gallery.