Kuramoto Jin

Born in Hyogo prefecture, Japan and graduated from Kanazawa College of Art, Department of Design, Kuramoto worked from 2000 until 2008 as in-house designer for various companies. He founded Jin Kuramoto Studio in Tokyo in 2008. The studio engages in various product design developments such as furniture, home electric appliances and daily necessities. With his singular design approach, Kuramoto Studio introduces the essence of things with a clear and distinctive expression. He has won many IF Design Awards, Good Design Awards, Elle Decor Young Designers Talent in 2012. Kuramoto is also lecturer for Kyoto University of Art and Design, Keio University SFC in Tokyo, Kanazawa College of Art and Musashino Art University, Tokyo. Among his clientsin Japan: Meetee (design and art direction), Ar ex Japan, Hukla, Jo Nagazaka / Schemata Architects, Tokyo Gas (JP), Naft, Ideaco, Mikamo, O ecct (Sweden)…

Jin Kuramoto’s works take part in the project A New Layer Taiwan – A New Layer II: Design stories from Taiwan to the world.