Design Bunka Kagaku Kenkyusho (Center for Design
Culture and Science), Director
Design Studio BINEN, Inc., CEO and Design Director
1948 Born in Fukuoka
1977 Establishes design research center
1987 Product development of Echizen Ichiban
1987 Lacquer ware used as show platter by Japan
representative of All Japan Chefs Association
Japan at world culinary festival in Canada.
Win gold and silver awards.
1989 Product development of Echizen Teshio lacquer
2006 Product development of deluxe lacquer ware
dinner set, Miyabi Selected as permanent exhibit
at Japan Industrial Design Association JIDA
2007 Enter designs in Katachi exhibition in
2008 Display designs at Japan Brand exhibition
at Paris Four Seasons Hotel
Design consultant promoting designs and traditional
crafts that bring to life local culture, and
the harmonization of culture and industry.