born in 1977, of japanese-german descent, grown up in Bayreuth. Studied industrial design at the School of Art and Design Kassel and at the university I.U.A.V. in Venice, diploma in 2007. Since 2004 he has been working as a freelance dsigner. Projects in co-operation with Consorzio B.D.S. Italia, Craft Link Vietnam, Frankfurter Buchmesse, Pfanner Getränke GmbH, Becker Formholz, Schott Zwiesel, ArjoWiggins, Papierfabrik am Neckar. Awards for Bruno Winter.