Head of Soup Design Architecture. Born in 1975 in Kochi Prefecture. At Soup Design, works mainly on designs for magazines, books and exhibitions. Has also set up a multiple-brand company called "PLANCTON" that is engaged in a wide range of activities from publishing photo collection books to selling shoes. Has written books including "Design no tegakari" (Design suggestions) published by Seibundo Shinkosha, and "Gyakko" (Reverse movement) published by Mishima Publishing. Is also director of the DESIGNTIDE TOKYO event.