designer. Graduated from Parsons School of Design. Established nownao inc. after working as a designer at Smart Design (New York). Currently based in New York and Tokyo, he is active in a wide range of fields of products and graphics, such as announcing the au design project concept model and working on perfume packaging for Issey Miyake. He has received numerous awards, including the IDEA Gold Award, the Good Design Award in the United States, and the Milano Salone Satellite Grand Prize.