Toshiyuki Kita

Began work in Japan and Milano from 1969, Kita has designed many best-seller products from European and Japanese firms world-wide, of which many are selected for permanent collections at The Museum of Modern Art (New York), Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), etc. He has served as governmental design advisor to Singapore, Thailand and China. He is also very active in revitalizing the Japanese traditional craftsmanship. Director of the international trade fair “Living & Design” and the lifestyle renovation project “RENOVETTA”. Professor, The Osaka University of Arts. In 2015, his invitational exhibition “Il Lusso Della Natura” was held at Chiesa San Domenico Church in ALBA. Multi-international awards include the 1990 “Delta de Oro (Gold Prize)” of Spain and the prize “2011 carrier internazionale of Compasso d’Oro” of Italy in. Publications include “Power of Design”, “Local Industry + Design”, “Venture for Design”, etc.