1977 Born in Toronto, Canada

2002 M.A. in Architecture, Waseda University, Tokyo
Established "nendo" Tokyo office

2005 Established "nendo" Milan office

2006 Lecturer for Showa Women's University, Tokyo
"The 100 Most Respected Japanese" (Newsweek magazine)

2007 "The Top 100 Small Japanese Companies" (Newsweek magazine)

2008 Published "nendo" (daab)

2009 Lecturer for Kuwasawa Design School, Tokyo

2010 Published "nendo ghost stories" (Art Design Publishing)
A jury member of iF award

Private Exhibitions

2005 "bloomroom" Milan Design Week / Milan

2008 "elastic diamond" Milan Design Week / Milan
2008 "kuuki" Le Bain gallery / Tokyo

2009 "ghost stories" Friedman Benda gallery / New York
2009 "ghost stories" Museum of Arts and Design / New York

2010 "chair garden" Antonia Jannone gallery / Milan
2010 "thin black lines" Phillips de Pury at Saatchi gallery / London
2010 "blurry white surfaces" Phillips de Pury / London


The Museum of Modern Art / New York

Musee des Arts decoratifs / Paris

Museum of Arts and Design / New York

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum / New York

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts / Montreal

Design Museum Holon / Holon

The Israel Museum / Jerusalem

High Museum of Art / Atlanta