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Yuya Kurata

MA work

Making things that could be found even in my grandma’s house deep in the country, that’s what I am looking at.

This does not mean being old-fashioned or conventional, but solicitous for the way that we actually lead our lives and felicitous for the real environment where we live.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Design

    Programme

    MA Design Products, 2010

  • Making things that could be found even in my grandma’s house deep in the country, that’s what I am looking at.

    This does not mean being old-fashioned or conventional, but solicitous for the way that we actually lead our lives and felicitous for the real environment where we live.

  • Degrees

  • BA, Product Design, Okayama Prefectural University, Japan, 2004
  • Experience

  • Internship, nendo inc, Tokyo, Japan, 2009/10; Designer, Koizumi Lighting Technology Corporation, Osaka, Japan, 2004-7
  • Exhibitions

  • Future Reflections, Gallery FUMI, London, 2009; Appartamento LAGO Milano, Milan Furniture Fair, Milan, Italy, 2009; Tokyo Designers Block, EX'REALM, Tokyo, Japan, 2002
  • Awards

  • Winner, Industrial Design, iF Concept Award, 2010; Honorable mention, Koizumi International Lighting Design Competition for Students, 2009