Born in 1967. He worked with Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake and founded his own studio in 2000. Active in the fields of design, architecture and contemporary art, he is highly appreciated all over the world with works dealing with light and nature. The glass bench on display at the Musée d'Orsay called "Water Block" and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch are some of the many masterpieces. Many of his works are chosen as part of permanent collections in world-renowned museums, including MoMA, Musée National d'Art Moderne and Victoria and Albert Museum.