DESIGNER

Keita Suzuki / Product designer / PRODUCT DESIGN CENTER

Keita Suzuki (Aichi, Japan, 1982) is a multidisciplinary designer that focuses on creating the quintessence of objects through a minimal design that is rooted in traditional Japanese aesthetics. Born in a family with the heritage of a living national treasure, Keita was exposed to various traditional craftsmanship, an inspiration he often revisits to this day. While having the upbringing amongst antique and traditional artifacts, Keita also has extensive technical knowledge that makes him proficient in various genres of design, such as Industrial, transportation, mobility, lighting, and art. His achievements have caught the attention of domestic clients such as Canon Inc., Panasonic Corporation, and FUJIFILM Corporation, as well as receiving prestigious nominations from Good DesignAward and Red Dot Award. Keita appointed jude Good Design Award 2016.

 
 

AWARDS

Bombay Sapphire "Art of Martini 2006" Grand-Prix winner—Japan, UK

Good Design Award—Japan

iF Product design award—Germany

red dot design award—Germany

Tokyo Midtown Award 2009—Japan

designboom best products 2015—UK

London international Award 2015—UK

D&AD Graphite Pencil 2016—UK

One Show 2016—US

HUBLOT DESIGN PRIZE 2016 Finalist—Swiss Confederation

 
 

BOOKS

"Misunderstanding of design"—Syoudensha—Japan