Born in 1975. Graduated from Kanazawa College of Art. Graduated from the Design Products Course at the Royal College of Art. In 2014, after having worked for Panasonic and for IDEO at both their London and Boston offices, he established GEN SUZUKI STUDIO. The studio adjoins his home; with his approach, where design is integrated into life, he has designed for companies both domestically and abroad, including Herman Millar, Casper, Omron and E&Y. He has received many awards, including the GERMAN DESIGN AWARD Gold Prize, IDEA Gold Prize, and his work is in the permanent collection of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. He is also a part-time lecturer at Tama Art University and Musashino Art University. He is July President for the Product Design at D&AD Awards, 2021.