Partner, Antenna Design New York Inc
MFA Products of Design


BS, Chiba University; MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art

Professional experience

Project manager, lead designer, IDEO Product Development; senior industrial designer, Apple Computer; senior industrial designer, Emilio Ambasz Design Group; industrial designer, Yamaha Product Design Laboratory, Hamamatsu, Japan

Clients include

Bloomberg, JetBlue Airways, Johnson & Johnson, Knoll, McDonald's, Microsoft, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Sony

Group exhibitions include

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Frederieke Taylor Gallery; Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; New York Transit Museum; Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

Collections include

Museum of Modern Art, Corning Museum of Glass

Publications include

Businessweek; I.D.; Wired; The New York Times; AXIS; Creativity; Metropolis; Design Report; Dwell; Fortune; Art in America; Berliner Zeitung; Profil; Graphis; ARTNews

Awards and honors include

Gold, silver and bronze awards, IDEA; National Design Award, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian National Design Museum; NeoCon Innovation Award; United States Artists Target Fellowship; Wired Rave Award; iF Award; I.D.