Graphic Designer/Art Director. Born in Chiba Prefecture in 1974. Completed a master’s course at Tokyo University of the Arts. Director of Nippon Design Center, Inc. and Director of Irobe Design Institute within the same company. Part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of the Arts. Has worked on branding for Osaka Metro, national parks, etc., as well as numerous VI and signage projects for facilities such as the Ichihara Lakeside Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Sukagawa Citizen’s Exchange Center tette, Tenri Station Square Cofufun, Tokyo Yard Project, etc. He has won several domestic and international design awards, including the Yusaku Kamekura Award, ADC Award, SDA Grand Prize, CS Design Award Grand Prix, JAGDA New Designer Award, and One Show Design Gold Pencil. He is a member of AGI, Tokyo ADC, and JAGDA.