Born in Osaka in 1929. Withdrew from the Sculpture Department of Tokyo University of the Arts in 1951. Participated in the founding of Nippon Design Center in 1960. Currently Chief Advisor. Special advisor to JAGDA, member of ADC and AGI. Since 1960, he has received the JAAC Member Award, Asahi Advertising Award Grand Prix, Japan Advertising Award Yamana Prize, Yusaku Kamekura Award, Masaru Katsumi Award, ADC Grand Prix, Mainichi Design Award, Mainichi Art Award, Design Merit Award from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Minister of Education's Art Encouragement Prize, Medal with Purple Ribbon, Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Prize at the Warsaw International Poster Biennale, Brno, Moscow, Helsinki, Zagreb, and others. Grand Prix at international exhibitions in Moscow, Helsinki, Zagreb, Ukraine, and Hong Kong.
Permanent Collection; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama, Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, Himeji City Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, National Museum of Abstract Art, Germany, International Warsaw Poster Museum, etc.