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Originally studying fine arts, music and design, then joining Dentsu, Satoh established the Taku Satoh Design Office in Tokyo in 1984.
As a leading Japanese designer, Uchida has engaged in a wide range of design projects including interior works, furniture, products and urban planning.
Though his work centres on graphic design, his creative activities also cover a range of other fields, such as drawings and monuments.
Shunji Yamanaka is the founder and president of Leading Edge Design in Tokyo.
Professor Shin-ichi Takemura from Japan is a cultural anthropologist and media producer known for his innovative IT-driven social activities.
Mark Dytham graduated from the Royal College of Art in London and established architectural firm Klein Dytham in Tokyo with Astrid Klein in 1991.
Takemura joins Tokyo Olympic pitch
Shin-ichi Takemura, known for his Tangible Earth project, has authored the Tokyo 2016 vision in pitching for the greenest games ever.
Nobumichi Tosa is a Japanese artist and founder of Maywa Denki, a design firm meets performance art collective.
Dai Fujiwara is the former Creative Director of Miyake Design Studio, the Japanese high-end producer of women's fashion.
Design magazine AXIS is a Japanese publication committed to "Becoming a society where design matters".
Toshiyuki Kita's Sunplant features eight solar panel leaves that recharge 48 AA batteries and use LEDs to create a decorative garden piece.
Klein Dytham Architecture designed, developed and produced this outdoor cherry blossom party furniture.
Imagination @ 2.0 gbps
Professor Shin-ichi Takemura announces the dawn of a new era of mass media.
A kick and a wink
Toshiyuki Kita has always applied his Japanese heritage to his European designs - and vice versa - to create flexible forms.
At Tokyo Design Week PearsonLloyd, the design studio founded by Tom Lloyd and Luke Pearson, presented two new ranges.
Labour of love
Issay Kitagawa has been in love with print for as long as he can remember, writes Patrick Burgoyne.
A life in design
We speak to Shigeo Fukuda at the 2004 Design Indaba Conference.
Africa welcomes Kenya
Kenya Hara is a design icon. His work is deeply rooted in Japanese culture, where he has spearheaded the image of many global events.
Tokyo-based Naoto Fukasawa is a designer with the innovative design firm IDEO.
Shigeru Ban's experiments with paper architecture over the past 10 years have encompassed diverse constructions.
Yugo Nakamura: Flash in Japan
Legendary Flash guru and web designer Yugo Nakamura's 2001 interview is as pertinent today as then.
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